Institute for Canadian Citizenship Publicly Lauds the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative for Excellence in Civic Education
During a luncheon and panel discussion hosted by the Institute for Canadian Citizenship and CoChaired by Madame Adrienne Clarkson and John Ralston Saul, the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative was awarded a Best Practice Award in Civic Education.
Innovated and launched in Toronto in 2002 and now in 185 high schools across Canada, 112 in the United Kingdom and 7 in New York City, the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative has positively impacted the lives of 120,000 grade nine and ten students…and counting.
The Toskan Casale Foundation has been named Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation for 2008 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Greater Toronto Chapter.
AFP works to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs and has been honouring leadership in philanthropy through its annual award program since 1995.