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GivingTuesday impact – 2016 Highlights!

ANOTHER RECORD-BREAKING YEAR November 29th, 2016 was GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that began in 2012. We're happy to report that 2016 was another record-breaking year, kick starting the holiday giving season for Canadians across the country. In Canada, the day was celebrated by more than

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GREAT results for another Great Canadian Giving Challenge

The Great Canadian Giving Challenge has ended for another year, and it is safe to say that it was a great month for charitable giving across Canada! In its second year, Canadians from across the country joined the challenge by entering their favourite charity in a draw to win $10,000! For every

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GivingTuesday: global celebration – grass roots impact!

Dec. 1, 2015 was GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that began in 2012. With 71 countries involved, endorsements from President Barack Obama, Governor General David Johnston, Margaret Atwood, P.K. Subban, Michael J. Fox and countless other celebrities, this year was by far the biggest single

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Charities Called. Canadians Answered. The Great Canadian Giving Challenge was a Success!

After 30 days of generous giving from Canadians across the country, the results of the Great Canadian Giving Challenge are in – and it’s safe to say the first annual event was a sweeping success! As many charities know all too well, summer months often mean a rise in temperature, and a dip in

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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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