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Caring Companies
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Our trustmark adds legitimacy and builds public recognition of your community investment efforts
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Join a growing community of corporate leaders who are setting the standard for community investment in Canada
The Caring Companies community is growing.

How it works

Caring Companies invest a minimum of 1% of their pre-tax profits back into the communities they serve.

Your company's 1% investment can come from three main areas:
 

  • Cash and in-kind contributions
  • Volunteerism
  • Management costs
Questions? Visit the Caring Companies FAQ for more information.

Fees

Size of Contributions (1%)
Size of Contributions (1%)
  • Under $50k
  • $50k - $100k
  • $100k - $500k
  • $500k - $1M
  • $1M - $4M
  • $4M - $10M
  • $10M - $25M
  • Over $25M
  • $750
    Annual Program Fee
    Payable upon receipt of designation
  • $1,500
    Annual Program Fee
    Payable upon receipt of designation
  • $3,000
    Annual Program Fee
    Payable upon receipt of designation
  • $5,000
    Annual Program Fee
    Payable upon receipt of designation
  • $6,000
    Annual Program Fee
    Payable upon receipt of designation
  • $7,000
    Annual Program Fee
    Payable upon receipt of designation
  • $8,000
    Annual Program Fee
    Payable upon receipt of designation
  • $9,000
    Annual Program Fee
    Payable upon receipt of designation
FEATURED RESOURCE
Corporate Community Investment in Canada: 2020 Report 

“Wake Up Call: Navigating New Pathways for Corporate Community Investment in Canada” reveals the recent, cataclysmic shifts within Canada’s social good sector, encouraging companies to rethink how they invest in and engage with their communities.

RELATED RESOURCE
Corporate Community Investment in Canada: 2019 report

Profit, Purpose and Talent: Trends and Motivations in Corporate Giving and Volunteering shows that employees value the community contributions of their employers, and that high levels of community engagement lead to long-term business advantages for corporations.

Presentation slides
Challenges and Innovation in Corporate Community Investment

In a recent presentation briefing the Caring Companies on the current state of community investment, we explored the experience of the charitable and nonprofit sector during the peak of the global pandemic and what impact this has on corporate community investment practices in Canada. With current social and economic trends, strategies will need to be adaptive and innovative to meet the needs of communities. 

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