CharitiesHungerMarket Research

Food Banks Canada’s landmark Canada-wide Poverty Report Cards highlight deepening food insecurity, failures from governments

Report grades each province and territory; sets out measurable poverty reduction road map OTTAWA, ON—Poverty in Canada is entrenched, deepening, and impacting low-income and vulnerable people in every region of the country according to Food Banks Canada’s inaugural release of the Poverty Report Cards, which call for much-needed action from …

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CharitiesChildren's Programs

Salvation Army Needs Support to Help Students Start School Year

BURNABY, BC–In hopes of providing every child with an equal opportunity to succeed in school, The Salvation Army is once again distributing school supplies to children in need. With the rising cost of living and the long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic more families around Burnaby are coming to The …

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CharitiesLeadership

Duke Chang Appointed President and CEO of CanadaHelps

Chang to steward CanadaHelps through its next chapter of growth, prioritizing initiatives that advance digital transformation and innovation in support of Canadian charities TORONTO, ON–CanadaHelps, the country’s largest platform for donating and fundraising online, today announced the appointment of Duke Chang as President and CEO. An accomplished executive with more …

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CharitiesHeathcare

CAMH Launches $500-million No One Left Behind Campaign for Mental Health Research

No One Left Behind By Sarah Chamberlin Happy 2023! I am proud to kick off this year with some exciting news from CAMH Foundation: On February 7, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) publicly launched No One Left Behind, the largest-known fundraising campaign for mental health. With an …

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Charities

Top 10 largest Canadian private foundations expenditures in 2020

THE TOP 10 Foundation Assets Expenditure % E xp Exp. on Charitable Activities Gifts to Qualified Donees Gifts & Exp As Perct. 1 Mastercard Foundation $40,078,183,354 $1,257,577,497 3.14% $857,257,427 $358,405,692 3.03% 2 FONDATION LUCIE ET ANDRÉ CHAGNON LUCIE AND ANDRÉ CHAGNON FOUNDATION $2,153,748,000 $71,829,000 3.34% $46,271,000 $16,958,000 2.94% 3 Green Municipal Fund $1,729,492,400 …

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CharitiesComplianceLegal Issues

How much did the largest Canadian private foundations spend in 2020?

By Mark Blumberg and Henri Pasha (December 21, 2022) We recently reviewed the private foundations contained on the T3010 Registered Charity Information Return for 2020. The database was prepared by the Charities Directorate of CRA in August 2021 and covers about 84,000 charities. The Top Ten Full Chart Here In this …

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CharitiesMarketing

Breast Cancer Canada wants us to know more about breast cancer so we can say no more

TORONTO, ON–Breast Cancer Canada (formerly Breast Cancer Society of Canada) has a new brand and accompanying marketing campaign, mirroring the progress that Breast Cancer Canada has made in breast cancer research. The change provides more than an elegant and modern look, it is an effort to help people see how …

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CharitiesDigitalIndustry News

CanadaHelps, Supported by Mastercard, Launches a National Program to Advance Digital Transformation, Growth for Canadian Charities

Charity Growth Academy kicks off with a first-year pilot program that provides unique digital tools, training, and support to 11 registered Canadian charities and nonprofits TORONTO, ON–CanadaHelps, the country’s largest platform for donating and fundraising online, announced the launch of the CanadaHelps Charity Growth Academy, an initiative made possible by …

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Charities

St. Michael’s Mission opens doors 24/7, creates innovative partnerships for clients

MONTREAL, QC–The pandemic has greatly changed the face of clients who visit shelters and other homelessness centres. For example, St. Michael’s Mission, which has been operating in downtown Montreal for 94 years, has seen a new profile added to that of its regular users. “We now get people who can …

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CharitiesChildren's Programs

Pointe-à-Callière Foundation raises more than $1 M in donations

MONTRÉAL, QC–The Pointe-à-Callière Foundation is bringing 2021 to a close, having achieved outstanding results: the Foundation raised more than $1 M in donations over the course of the year, even though its two major fundraising events—The Montréal Builders Club and The Major Donors Evening—were postponed to next year. The Pumping …

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