Foundations

When you wander through The Canadian National Exhibition,  the end-of-summer Toronto fair commonly called The Ex which launched in 1879 and now attracts more than 1.5 million people, you are...
Youth Employment Services (YES) is partnering with Citi Foundation, the  philanthropic arm of financial institution Citibank, to help disadvantaged Canadian youth gain personal and...
Canadian country musician Gord Bamford raised $464,755 during his 12th annual Charity Golf Classic for The Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre and other children's charities.  The two-...
Proceeds from new song "Looking For America" by pop torch singer Lana Del Rey will be directed to three funds supporting victims of recent mass shootings. "Thinking of everyone this...
Billionaire businessman Eric Sprott and wife Vizma have made a matching $3 million donation to the Canadian Athletes Now Fund (CAN Fund), which supports Canadian athletes training for the Olympic...
Late Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie's dream of Indigenous reconciliation is off to a strong start if a newly released report is any indication. Reconciliation — a social mission to...
The Grammy Museum is giving $200,000 USD ($262,450 CAD) to 15 different organizations to do scientific music-related research and preserve important musical archives. The money is coming from the...
When the government is your parent, as Valerie McMurtry, president and CEO of the Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada, puts it in a nutshell, what happens to the kids that age out of the...
Toronto business executive Jim Leech has enjoyed philanthropic leadership roles with such foundations as Mastercard and Toronto General & Western Hospital, but the Association of Fundraising...
The Slaight Family Foundation has donated $15 million to the United Way Greater Toronto to aid the fastest growing age population in Ontario — seniors, whose numbers are expected to double...

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