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Canadians want more information about what charities do with their donations. Nearly two out of three claim that they would give more money to charity if they felt more confident about their giving. Here’s one way to become more confident in your giving: Pore over rankings of top charities and analyzing charities’ financial impact using […]

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Almost a third of Canadians today feel they should be giving more, and two out of three think they would give more if they felt more confident about their giving, and might find it easier to choose a charity to support. That’s according to a new study by the Angus Reid Institute and CHIMP, which […]

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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 should you get your friends and loved ones this holiday season? Maybe you’re thinking of getting them this year’s hottest consumer electronic. But is that Bluetooth-enabled toaster really the best gift you could be giving them? Will they truly benefit from a gadget that tweets on behalf of their dog? This year, go above […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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I founded CHIMP (Charitable Impact) in order to help Canadians become more engaged, impactful supporters of charity. Partly, we’ve done this by creating an online giving platform for Canadian donors that makes it easy for them to support the causes they care about. We want Canadians to make giving fundamental and routine—a part, in other […]

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 […]