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Media Releases

  • Tuesday, May 31, 2016

    Leading the Way: Corporations and Foundations publicly express value of Standards Program accreditation

    Imagine Canada, the umbrella for Canada’s charities and nonprofits, today welcomed the latest group of 17 organizations to join the growing number of charities and nonprofits accredited under its national Standards Program. This brings the total number of organizations earning this accomplishment...

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015

    Canadians planning to donate this holiday season are being urged to get “strategic” about their charitable giving.

    This holiday season about 60% of Canadian adults are expected to donate approximately $5 billion between now and the end of the year, according to Imagine Canada. This annual tide of generosity is essential to thousands of charities and the communities they serve. According to Statistics...

  • Tuesday, November 10, 2015

    Program continues to represent and reflect broader sector. Welcomes first student association to be accredited.

    Imagine Canada, the umbrella for Canada’s charities and nonprofits, today welcomed the latest group of 10 organizations to join the growing number of charities and nonprofits accredited under its national Standards Program. This brings the total number of organizations earning this accomplishment...

  • Monday, October 5, 2015

    A brief released today by Imagine Canada shows that despite the recent advocacy ‘chill’, charitable and nonprofit organizations are actively engaging in the current federal election campaign. Charity Impact Brief: Federal Election 2015 illustrates that despite concerns over political activity...

  • Tuesday, June 23, 2015

    Imagine Canada’s Chief Economist for Canada’s Charitable and Nonprofit Sector today released Charities in Canada as an Economic Sector, a discussion paper by Chief Economist Brian Emmett and co-author Geoffrey Emmett. The paper is an invitation to Canadians, governments, businesses and communities...

  • Tuesday, May 26, 2015

    Imagine Canada, the umbrella for Canada’s charities and nonprofits, today welcomed the latest group of 25 organizations to join the growing number of charities and nonprofits accredited under its national Standards Program. This brings the total number of organizations earning this accomplishment...

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015

    Ottawa – The federal budget tabled today contained a number of items of benefit to the charitable sector.  Unfortunately, it did not include the Stretch Tax Credit for Charitable Giving, the top priority identified by charities to encourage greater giving among Canadians. “While we are pleased...

  • Tuesday, November 25, 2014

    126 Organizations now accredited

    Imagine Canada, the national umbrella for Canada’s charities and nonprofits, today announces the latest group of 16 organizations to be accredited under its national Standards Program, including some “firsts”. This brings the total number of charities and nonprofits to earn this distinguished...

  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014

    A solid majority of Canadians will show their generosity of spirit this holiday season by giving to charity, but many are overly concerned that their donation will support overhead, according to a survey by Leger on behalf of Imagine Canada. The survey, which examined holiday season charitable...

  • Thursday, September 4, 2014

    Philanthropic Foundations Canada and Imagine Canada released today the first-ever report about the assets and giving trends of Canada’s largest grantmaking foundations. This report demonstrates the growing contribution made by grantmaking foundations across the country. Using data from Imagine...

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  • Lawson Foundation
  • Muttart Foundation
  • RBC Foundation
  • Suncor
  • TD Bank
  • investors group

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