On 18th November, 2020 YPI Canada, hosted a virtual celebration to recognize the important work of grade 10 Sherwood Secondary School students – Marissa, Caleigh, Jason and Evan – whose research project led to the largest donation of $5,000 to the Willow’s Place program at Mission Services of Hamilton.
March 6, 2020 – Calgary, AB – Months of work by Grade 9 students at MidSun School culminated on Friday morning with a $5,000 donation to Charity Name. This donation marked a major milestone for a national youth-directed grant-giving program.
On October 29th, 2019, two HWDSB students from Hamilton helped raise and award a $10,000 donation to the Newcomer Youth Centre, a program at the YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford.
TD Bank Group Provides $500,000 in Funding to Engage Canadian Youth in Building Connected Communities through The Ready Commitment
Toronto, ON (JUNE 11, 2018) – TD Bank Group has announced a major donation of $500,000 to the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative Canada in 2018/2019, as part of its new global corporate citizenship platform, The Ready Commitment.
TD’s The Ready Commitment will target CDN $1 billion (US $775 million) in total by 2030 towards community giving in four areas critical to building an inclusive tomorrow – Financial Security, a more Vibrant Planet, Connected Communities and Better Health.
Toronto, ON (JUNE 19, 2017) – The waitlist for a spot in a multi-award-winning project for Canadian secondary schools will be shorter next year, thanks to a major donation of $500,000 from TD Bank Group. TD’s announcement doubles their longstanding support of the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative Canada, and secures enrollment for 20,000 students across the country in 2017/18.
Impactful youth philanthropy non-profit marks over $10 million in grants to local charities as it returns for 12th year in Canadian schools
The Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) – an innovative approach to charitable giving, community-building and youth engagement – will return to Canadian schools for a 12th consecutive year, having granted over $10 million to local grassroots charities since first launching in 2002.
“We’re so proud of the students who take part in YPI and have made this achievement possible,” says YPI president and co-founder Julie Toskan-Casale, quick to give credit to the grade nine and 10 students who secure $5000 grants for charitable organizations with a community focus.