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"The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a lot of self to others."

— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
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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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Leveraging Donor Advised Funds for Residual Interest Gifts

Once a donor understands the options that are available to them through a Residual Interest Gift it might also interest them to understand the benefits of leveraging a Donor Advised Fund…

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The Benefits of a Donor Advised Fund and Wealth Replacement Insurance

Donors who choose to pursue their philanthropic goals through a wealth replacement insurance policy can benefit from establishing a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) set up through Gift Funds Canada.

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How Residual Interest Gifts Provide Donors with Options

Having options when it comes to one’s philanthropy can be a good thing.

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What is Wealth Replacement Insurance?

Donors who want to leave a meaningful gift to their preferred charity but don’t want to diminish the inheritance they are planning for their heirs, may benefit from wealth replacement insurance.

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Ways of gifting charitable endowments with donor advised funds

There are many benefits to gifting through a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) for endowment purposes, both for the donor and their preferred charitable cause.

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What is a Charitable Endowment Donor Advised Fund?

Many donors are familiar with the concept of a charitable endowment but might be less familiar with how to establish this type of gift using a Donor Advised Fund (DAF)…

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Strategic Giving: Leaving a Legacy Through Life Insurance

Life insurance is a well-known way to ensure loved ones are taken care of after we’re gone. The same strategy can be employed to make a significant donation to a favoured charitable cause upon death.

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Three Benefits to Giving Through Life Insurance

Most often when we think of donating to charity, we think of it in the form of a direct contribution. However…

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Five Advantages of Donor Advised Funds

While Donor Advised Funds continue to grow in popularity across the country, so does their reputation for being a highly effective giving vehicle. But what exactly is a Donor Advised Fund?

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