(February 17, 2021) Canada’s most organized and vocal campaign to increase the disbursement quota (DQ) for public and private foundations is gathering steam. Well-known names in the sector are among the initiative’s most passionate advocates. The effort, dubbed the Increasing the Grants campaign, is calling on the Finance Minister to “significantly increase” … [Read more...] about Calls to increase the disbursement quota growing louder: ‘Foundations are hoarding wealth’
Philanthropic Foundations of Canada
(August 18. 2020) As the COVID 19 pandemic brought the charitable sector to its knees, the debate about the growth of donor advised funds -- the fastest growing philanthropic vehicle in Canada -- has intensified. In its letter to the Federal government urging a $10B stabilization package, the Emergency Coalition of Canadian Charities put it bluntly, “The COVID-19 … [Read more...] about Growth of Donor Advised Funds: Charitable Boon or Parking Lot?