Individual Donors Articles
Your Year-end Charitable Giving Questions Answered
December 11, 2023
Important deadlines for 2023 year-end charitable gifts.
Charitable Gifts of Insurance are a Powerful and Under-used Tool
December 7, 2023
An innovative new insurance product designed for charitable giving offers flexibility for donors and the ability to unlock significant donations for their chosen charities.
The Extraordinary Story of a Group of Extraordinary Girls
November 7, 2023
30 Birds Foundation reached out to Saskatoon Community Foundation to establish a fund to support evacuation and resettlement of Afghan girls.
Celeste Leray-Leicht Has Hope for Kids
November 6, 2023
Northern Lights Movement for Kids has become a purpose and inspiration for Celeste and her community, connecting kids in Indigenous and Non-Indigenous communities.
A Family Gift: Honouring the Shared Heritage of Ukrainian and Indigenous Peoples
November 6, 2023
Together, the Kishchuks decided to direct a grant from their family fund to build understanding of the early connections between Indigenous peoples and settlers from Ukraine.
2 Reasons for Giving Securities: It’s Good for the Community and Good for You
September 26, 2023
Long-time donor, retired financial advisor, and former Chair Susan Milburn offers wisdom on using investments for strategic year-end charitable donations.
Federal Match: Robert Steane Funds for the Arts
July 10, 2023
Bob Steane wanted to leverage his legacy gift for new investment in the arts.
Harry Koehn’s Gift of a Lifetime: the Legacy of an Exemplary Canadian
January 11, 2023
Harry Koehn established The Harry Koehn Student Award with a legacy gift through his will. His endowment at Saskatoon Community Foundation exists in perpetuity, granting funding for two Saskatchewan Polytechnic students every year, forever.
Gene Pidwerbesky’s Harvest Gift for Children’s Health
November 29, 2022
Grain farmer Gene Pidwerbesky's generosity is inspiring for all donors and their families, to identify the very special causes they are passionate about.
Create Your Saskatoon Legacy: Maximize Impact, Minimize Taxes
August 10, 2022
Philanthropists and their professional financial advisors are invited to attend this strategic estate planning workshop with CEO Mark Halpern of WEALTHinsurance.com.
Cherry Tree House Productions Creates New Donor Advised Spendable Fund Benefiting Aspiring Musicians
December 23, 2021
The foundation's first Donor Advised Spendable Fund donors, Lowell McLaren and Denise Zentner of Cherry Tree House Productions, are "paying it forward" to encourage aspiring future musicians.
Questions about Year-End giving?
December 13, 2021
Strategic giving at year-end makes a big impact in your community. Here are the deadlines for transferring securities and donating by cheque or online.