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Millions of Canadians DO GOOD STUFF for GivingTuesday 2018

November 27th was no ordinary day. From coast-to-coast-to-coast, millions of Canadians rallied together to donate, fundraise, volunteer and other good stuff, in celebration of #GivingTuesdayCa. DONATIONS CONTINUE TO GROW Once again, GivingTuesday saw significant increases in donations with an

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GIV3 addresses the Senate

In 2017, Senator Terry Mercer advanced a motion to form a Special Committee in the Senate to study the future of the charitable and nonprofit sector. In 2018 the Special Committee on the Charitable Sector was created. The members of the Senate Special Committee are: Terry M. Mercer (Chair), Ratna

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GivingTuesday Community Leaders’ Summit

Since its launch in 2013, the GivingTuesday movement has grown in awareness, participation and impact. Much of the success of GivingTuesday is due to a distributed model where leaders in countries and communities around the world step up to organize and lead local campaigns. In Canada there are

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Over $11.5 million donated for the Great Canadian Giving Challenge!!

It's been another GREAT year for the Great Canadian Giving Challenge! From coast to coast to coast, Canadians gave generously, making 2018 our best year yet! For a fourth year in a row, GIV3 and CanadaHelps challenged Canadians to give their favourite charities the chance to win a $10,000 donation

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Charitable Giving: It’s about much more than tax breaks!

by John Hallward  - John Hallward is the founder and chairman of The GIV3 Foundation, a registered charity with the mission to encourage more Canadians to be more giving. We’re in full celebration mode for GivingTuesday 2104 and this seems like a good time to shine a light on new research findings

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Charitable Giving Continues to Decline

The new 2012 Statistics Canada data on charitable giving is out – and the news isn’t good. Canadians gave less in 2012 than in 2011, reaching a new low in terms of the percentage of people reporting donations. The trend reveals a steady decline in the percentage of people donating, down to 22.4%

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How giving is your community?

Canada is a caring nation, and caring means helping others.  However, some of us seem to be more generous with charitable donations than others.  Recent analysis by The GIV3 Foundation shows that some communities are significantly more giving than average, based on Statistics Canada charitable

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Largest Canadian Employer in Peril

...and It Directly Affects Your Quality of Life. Canada’s non-profit sector represents one of the most significant contributors to our economy and as a sector is the largest employer in the country. It is a $100 billion industry. According to StatsCan, the sector is responsible for more than 7%

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