Realization of philanthropy’s social and economic value increasing among Canadians

December 16 2014 – or the third year in a row, Canadians have been more philanthropic than in the year previous. According to the most recent BMO Charitable Giving Poll, 84% of Canadians made a charitable donation in the past 12 months with the average gift being $624 – an increase of 8% from 2013 ($580 last year to $624 this year). (Business in Vancouver)