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Donor-advised funds (DAFs) are changing how donors support charity. An increasingly popular financial structure for making donations, new DAFs are established with every passing year. But even as they come to represent a larger slice of the charity pie, DAFs continue to be, for most people, a mystery.    This post will be the first […]

VANCOUVER, January 17, 2018 — As we head into a new year and Canadians from coast to coast plan their spending and savings for 2018, the final instalment of a four-part independent study was released today by the Angus Reid Institute (ARI) and CHIMP (Charitable + Impact) to gain an unbiased understanding of the charitable-giving […]

VANCOUVER, December , 2017 — The third instalment of a four-part independent study was released today by the Angus Reid Institute (ARI) and CHIMP (Charitable + Impact) to gain an unbiased understanding of the charitable-giving landscape in Canada. The focus of the third study is the giving behaviour of millennials, and how it compares to […]

VANCOUVER, November 28, 2017 — As Giving Tuesday kicks into gear, the second of a four-part independent study was released today by the Angus Reid Institute (ARI) and CHIMP (Charitable + Impact) to gain an unbiased understanding of the charitable-giving landscape in Canada. The study finds that 30% of Canadians think they should be doing […]

VANCOUVER, November 24, 2017 — The first of a four-part independent study was released today by the Angus Reid Institute (ARI) and CHIMP (Charitable + Impact) to gain an unbiased understanding of the charitable-giving landscape in Canada. The study finds that, while most Canadians see it as their personal responsibility to make the world a […]

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Tomorrow, April 22nd is Earth Day, a day of celebrating our gorgeous planet and acknowledging what needs to be done to save it. It’s a day of advocacy for our environment and hopefully a day of planning for a bright and greener future. Here are some events to check out in Vancouver if you want […]

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In honour of International Women’s Day, we wanted to highlight just a few of the many Vancouver women who are showing up and making positive change in their communities every day. Chandra Crawford runs Fast and Female, a nonprofit that seeks to inspire young female athletes to compete. The organization reaches out to young athletes […]

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We’ve talked to a lot of community leaders over the past year who deal with international issues both at home and abroad everyday. We can learn from each one of these extraordinary people but today we’ve gathered just a few stand out thoughts that can be applied to the current global political situation. We can’t […]

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  When people get married, they usually expect to live a long life together. Couples seeking help from Vancouver’s A Wish to Wed Society know that they might not have a lot of time left. 13 years ago, Dave Bush was walking his dog Buddy in a park when he met Linda. Immediately smitten, he kept taking his dog […]