Giving Comes in Many Forms

Giving Comes in Many Forms

There are a wide variety of giving options for donors, from cash to publicly traded appreciated securities and other types of capital items. According to BMO’s survey, Canadians Want to Give, but What’s Holding Them Back?, the most popular way to give is by cash (for 87% of donors), and more than half (54%) volunteer their time. It’s worth noting that over one-third (35%) make donations in kind (such as appreciated securities), which may have tax implications for the donor. Canada has one of...
2017 BMO Celebrating Women Honourees

2017 BMO Celebrating Women Honourees

Since 2012, we have honoured more than 100 women in communities across Canada and the U.S. through the BMO Celebrating Women program. We will continue to recognise women who lead and contribute to the success of their communities because it’s time women’s accomplishments were seen.   Burlington Honourees Michele Bailey, President, Blazing the Agency – Expansion & Growth in Small Business Michele Bailey is the President and CEO of Blazing, a creative strategic communications agency...
Women and Wealth

Women and Wealth

There are many segments that private wealth firms are pursuing today. One in particular – women – will also represent close to half of Canada’s total wealth by 2026. Read more