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Over $9.9 million donated with the Great Canadian Giving Challenge!

The results of the third annual Great Canadian Giving Challenge are in – it’s another amazing year! As many charities well know, summer months often mean a drop in donations.  This year, Canadians from coast to coast to coast helped change this trend by donating to enter their favourite charity in

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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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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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