Keyword: Philanthropy

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Private foundations have become more popular over the last 10 years.

Fewer Canadians are donating to charity. Statistics Canada reports donations fell nearly 2% to $8.3 billion in 2012. What’s worse, the number of people giving slipped 1.4% to 5.6 million.

The foundation of Warren Buffett’s son, Howard Buffett, is supporting the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania, reports Treehugger.

  • By: Staff
  • April 17, 2014 August 21, 2018
  • 10:55

Habitat loss and degradation are the greatest threats to biodiversity in Canada today. Thanks to Environment Canada’s Ecological Gifts Program, with its unique tax advantages, more Canadians can leave a legacy for tomorrow and receive a tax break today.

When Mark Axelowitz isn’t managing money, he’s memorizing lines.

  • By: Staff
  • February 14, 2014 August 21, 2018
  • 10:55

Make sure clients can claim donations

When it comes to helping businesses prosper in Victoria, B.C., Philip Bisset-Covaneiro is a YES man. That stands for Young Entrepreneurs Society, a non-profit he established in Victoria in 2007 and still chairs.

Seventy-four of Toronto’s top business and community leaders spent a chilly, damp night sleeping on the pavement to raise more than $700,000 for homeless kids at Covenant House, Nov. 21.

  • By: Staff
  • November 22, 2013 October 25, 2018
  • 11:35

Goldman Sachs has given $1.6 billion to charity since 2008 through its foundation, reports the New York Times.

  • By: Staff
  • November 1, 2013 August 21, 2018
  • 11:34

Community foundations help clients give back