Update to Services in consideration of COVID-19: Following provincial and federal requests our office is closed to the public until further notice, but our Gift Funds Canada staff will be working from home.. We will continue to provide essential services to our donors and the charities that they support, but it may take us longer than usual as we adjust to new policies and procedures. Please send gift information to gifts@giftfunds.com and grant requests to grants@giftfunds.com

Please send all other general inquiries via email to contactus@giftfunds.com and we'll direct them to the most appropriate staff member who will reply as soon as possible by phone or email. Please know that we will do everything we can to continue to serve you and the organizations that depend on grants from your funds. Take care.

DAF Posts

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Why Starting a Family Foundation in Canada is a Decision for the Whole Family

Making long-term charitable giving a family priority can be both rewarding and challenging. Oftentimes when a donor comes into a large sum of money…

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Donor Advised Funds Can Provide Relief for Charity During Recessions

It’s no surprise that charities and non-profits struggle when financial markets experience a sudden and significant decline.

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Matching Gift Best Practices for Donors and Investment Advisors

As a donor, imagine you could double your donation to the charity of your choice without having to reach back into your wallet—would you jump at the opportunity? Clearly the answer would be “yes”…

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Helping During COVID-19, Together

At the time of this article, there are more than 2.5 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide.

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COVID-19: Impact on Food Banks and How You Can Help

Before the novel coronavirus, more than one million Canadians relied on support from local food banks every month. As the global pandemic continues to impact every aspect of our lives…

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How Donor Advised Funds Can Help During Crisis

During these unprecedented times of social distancing, closures, and uncertainty, almost every aspect of our lives is being impacted. What’s more…

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Four considerations when giving to international aid charities

In today’s globalized word, we are more aware than ever of the events and challenges that communities in other countries face. From natural disasters, poverty, health care, education and more…

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Finding the Right Donor Advised Fund Program in Canada

Donor Advised Funds enable individuals and their families to support their preferred charities how and when they want often with the help of their trusted advisors. In Canada…

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Donor Advised Funds Versus Private Foundations

It was not long ago that establishing a private foundation was the norm for donors who had financial means and wanted to structure a legacy of giving. However, the rise of Donor Advised Funds (DAF)…

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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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