Professional Advisors Articles

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.

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.

For Professional Advisors:The Art of Networking

September 13, 2023

The Art of Networking As an advisor, networking efforts start with you: your "why." Your goal may be making a new connection, finding a common interest, or creating helpful relationships. But how do you discover another person's "why?" Read Shayla's article on the art of networking.

Women in Wealth Business Networking

April 11, 2023

The Women in Wealth business networking series presented by Saskatoon Community Foundation is for female financial professionals like you, to connect and develop your business.

Financial Wellness and a Well-planned Year

January 19, 2023

Professional advisors can proactively reach out to talk with clients about financial wellness and charitable giving.

How can a community foundation help you serve your client?

December 1, 2022

Before you hang your out of office sign for the holidays, here suggestions when talking with your clients about year-end tax planning.

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.

MNP Partners Give Together for the Good of the Province

November 15, 2022

Congratulations to all of the MNP Partners for the 2022 National Philanthropy Day Honoured Supporter Award and thank you for your collective giving that inspires us to do more!

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

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.

Use Your Life Insurance to Change the World

December 8, 2021

There are many ways to make a difference in this world. You likely have causes and organisations you care deeply about and contribute to on a regular basis. But did you know that you have the ability to do more for your favourite causes using your life insurance?