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.
Join the foundations that have signed the pledge.
The Agape Foundation of London
Angel Gabriel Foundation
The Arrell Family Foundation
Charitable Impact Foundation
Chisholm Thomson Family Foundation
Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough
The Counselling Foundation of Canada
Fletcher Family Foundation
The Foundation Office
Hamilton Community Foundation
Haynes Connell Foundation
The Helderleigh Foundation
Hudson’s Bay Foundation
Charles H. Ivey Foundation
Hal Jackman 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
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
Paul W. O’Leary Foundation
The O’Neil Foundation
Ottawa Community Foundation
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
Trottier Family Foundation
Vancity Community Foundation
The Waugh Family Foundation
The W. Garfield Weston Foundation