Posts by Gift Funds Canada

What To Consider Before Starting A Private Foundation In Canada

Getting started with long-term giving in Canada … Planning for long-term giving can be a rewarding process for a donor.

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How To Gift A Registered Account Strategically

Three ways to minimize taxes on an estate … Many Canadians with registered accounts such as RRSPs, RIFFs and TFSAs decide to name their spouse as the beneficiary.

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Mental Health Charities in Canada

Why donors are focused on mental health … Mental health continues to be a topic of priority for many donors, and for good reason. By the time Canadians reach 40 years of age…

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Making the most of bequests under a Will

Many Canadians approach their financial planning with the long view in mind. However, trying to predict personal cashflow needs and the needs of future generations can be difficul…

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Giving Through A Donor Advised Fund

Across Canada and around the world, donors choose to give for any number of reasons. Often the motivation to make a gift to charity can be emotional, circumstantial, or both.…

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Why Financial Advisors are Looking to Donor Advised Funds

Every year, millions of Canadians support the charities and causes they believe in. In many cases…

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What Is A Gift-In-Kind And How To Realize Their Value

When a donor decides to give to their favourite charity, a gift of cash is not the only option. Donations made in the form of an asset or property that has real value and is not a gift of cash…

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Four Signs a Donor Advised Fund Might Be the Best Advice

The relationship between a financial advisor and their client is built on trust, experience, and a mutual understanding of the client’s investment and life goals.

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Tax Advantages of a Charitable Gift Annuity

It’s important for donors to consider their giving options before making a gift to ensure they can provide the most support for their cause of choice…

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What is a Charitable Gift Annuity?

For donors who wish to make a gift to their favourite charity but hesitate when they think about future cash requirements, a Charitable Gift Annuity is a viable option.

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