Signatories

Abundance Canada
The Agape Foundation of London
Angel Gabriel Foundation
Aqueduct Foundation
The Arrell Family Foundation
Atkinson Foundation
Bealight Foundation
Charitable Impact Foundation
Chisholm Thomson Family Foundation
Clarus Foundation
Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough
The Counselling Foundation of Canada
Donner Canadian Foundation
Echo Foundation
Fairmount Foundation
Fletcher Family Foundation
The Foundation Office
Gencon Foundation
Hamilton Community Foundation
Haynes Connell Foundation
The Helderleigh Foundation
Hudson’s Bay Foundation
Inspirit Foundation
Ivey Foundation
Charles H. Ivey Foundation
Hal Jackman Foundation
Patrick and Barbara Keenan Foundation
Kenoli Foundation
W. C. Kitchen Family Foundation
Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation
The Lawson Foundation
Longo’s Family Charitable Foundation
London Community Foundation
The Lupina Foundation
The Maytree Foundation
The J.W. McConnell Foundation
The Medavie Health Foundation
The Jim Meekison and Carolyn Keystone Foundation
The George Cedric Metcalf Foundation
The Mierins Family Foundation
The Muttart Foundation
The Newlands Family Foundation
Nicola Family Foundation
The Nixon Charitable Foundation
Norris Family Foundation
North Family Foundation
Northpine Foundation
Paul W. O’Leary Foundation
The O’Neil Foundation
Ottawa Community Foundation
PeopleSense Foundation
Rally Philanthropy
Randstad Canada Charitable Foundation
Cathy J. Richards Friends, Family & Dogs Foundation
The Sitka Foundation
The Slaight Family Foundation
The Sprott Foundation
TD Private Giving Foundation
TELUS Friendly Future Foundation
Tides Canada Foundation
Toronto Foundation
Fondation familiale Trottier
Vancity Community Foundations
Viewpoint Foundation
The Waugh Family Foundation
The W. Garfield Weston Foundation
Wolverton Foundation
YCYC Foundation

 

GIVE5 is a campaign of Canadian foundations for #GivingTuesdayNow to pledge at least 5% of our assets in this current year.

Covid-19 is impacting all of Canada, including the vital charity sector. As governments, businesses and Canadians are acting fast to dig deeper to fund these urgent needs, we too are all in this together.

For this year, we pledge to give at least 5% of our assets.

We encourage other foundations to join us in taking this pledge.

Join the GIVE5 campaign. Pledge now! 

 

Listen to May 4  Webinar with Hilary Pearson, Senator Ratna Omidvar, Eric St-Pierre of the Trottier Family Foundation, Carolynn Beaty of The Sitka Foundation, Kris Archie of The Circle and Joanne Kerr of Tides Canada Foundation moderated by Future of Good. Password is 8K+5v&=& .

One page GIVE5 brief (pdf) One-page brief on GIVE5 to share and attach to emails.

Why now: Learn more about the economic rationale for GIVE5, the economic forecasts of covid’s effect on Canadian giving. Foundations have the capability to increase grants to charities at this crucial time.

 

SIGNATORIES

Join the foundations that have signed the pledge.

Abundance Canada

The Agape Foundation of London

Angel Gabriel Foundation

Aqueduct Foundation

The Arrell Family Foundation

Atkinson Foundation

Bealight Foundation

Charitable Impact Foundation

Chisholm Thomson Family Foundation

Clarus Foundation

Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough

The Counselling Foundation of Canada

Donner Canadian Foundation

Echo Foundation

Fairmount Foundation

Fletcher Family Foundation

The Foundation Office

Gencon Foundation

Hamilton Community Foundation

Haynes Connell Foundation

The Helderleigh Foundation

Hudson’s Bay Foundation

Inspirit Foundation

Ivey Foundation

Charles H. Ivey Foundation

Hal Jackman Foundation

Kenoli Foundation

W.C. Kitchen Family Foundation

The Laidlaw Foundation

The Lawson Foundation

London Community Foundation

Longo’s Family Charitable Foundation

The Lupina Foundation

Patrick and Barbara Keenan Foundation

Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation

Maytree Foundation

The McConnell Foundation

The Medavie Health Foundation

The Jim Meekison and Carolyn Keystone Foundation

The George Cedric Metcalf Foundation

The Mierins Family Foundation

The Muttart Foundation

The Newlands Family Foundation

Nicola Family Foundation

The Nixon Charitable Foundation

Norris Family Foundation

North Family Foundation

Northpine Foundation

Paul W. O’Leary Foundation

The O’Neil Foundation

Ottawa Community Foundation

PeopleSense Foundation

Rally Philanthropy

Cathy J. Richards Friends, Family & Dogs Foundation

Randstad Canada Charitable Foundation

The Sitka Foundation

The Slaight Family Foundation

The Sprott Foundation

TD Private Giving Foundation

TELUS Friendly Future Foundation

Tides Canada Foundation

Toronto Foundation

Trottier Family Foundation

Vancity Community Foundation

Viewpoint Foundation

The Waugh Family Foundation

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation

Wolverton Foundation

YCYC Foundation

 

Canadian charities need help.
All politicians, of every party, change the disbursement quota from 3.5% to +5%
Learn more about @Give5
http://give5.ca/home/about-give5/ https://twitter.com/Give5/status/1253006373673226241

GIVE5@Give5

For covid 19 response. Sign the pledge to GIVE5

Strong call in the US to regulate private foundations and endowments.
https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/congress-used-to-regulate-philanthropies-now-they-benefit-from-them/

1/2 The #Give5 campaign earlier this year challenged foundations to up their giving from the mandated 3.5% of investments to 5%—to respond to the massive need presented by COVID-19. What you might not know is that the quota used to be much higher, and was lowered over the years.

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