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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 […]

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The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang give athletes from around the world the chance to showcase the powers of human drive, determination, and discipline. But even as they set new records for sport, many Olympic athletes have trouble finding the financial support they need. For instance, check out this story about Evan Dunfee, the Olympic […]

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Does your charity need to transition to the new BC Societies Act? A quick email to CHIMP today could provide $2,000 to make it happen. The Walsh Foundation is a British Columbia-based philanthropic organization, which CHIMP is supporting in their desire to help charities prosper, and their latest program is focussed on assisting smaller charities […]

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Today marks the fourth and final instalment in the State of Giving in Canada, an independent study conducted by the Angus Reid Institute into how Canadians support charity. To learn more about the study, you can check out my first article in the series. The final section of this study looks at how new Canadians—recent […]

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If you’re a millennial, you’re used to getting blamed for everything. Earlier generations seem to relish heaping abuse upon you. From homeownership to diamonds, millennials are apparently wiping out the cornerstones of adult consumerism. Articles that point the finger at your generation have achieved meme status. Google “millennials  are killing” and you’ll find many often […]

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What’s stopping you from supporting charity? If you’re like nearly one-third of Canadians, you want to do more for charity. But something is getting in the way. In last week’s post, I looked at the first of four parts that make up the independent study conducted by our partner, the Angus Reid Institute, the State […]

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Ethnic Rohingya Muslims have been fleeing Myanmar (also known as Burma) to escape mass atrocities committed by Myanmar’s security forces in what is considered ethnic cleansing and one of the world’s most pressing humanitarian crises. That’s why the Government of Canada is teaming up with charities and everyday donors to help. The Rohingya, a mostly […]