Foundation supports AFP Leadership Retreat

Fundraising professionals from across Canada descended on Ottawa last month to discuss future of charitable sector

In this country’s 150th year, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) held its annual retreat in the nation’s capital last month, with the Foundation (WCPD)…

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The benefits of a strategic investment approach to charitable giving

By: Tim Cestnick, Special to The Globe and Mail. Published Thursday, Jul. 13, 2017 Our family supports some children in Third World countries with a…

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Twinkle Gala burns bright for NICU

WCPD Foundation sponsors whimsical soiree in landmark $5M Ottawa Hospital campaign

There are few causes more emotional than support for neonatal care. And yet, while premature or critically ill babies are society’s most vulnerable patients, we…

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WCPD helps launch Ottawa Giving Guide

In collaboration with the Ottawa Business Journal (OBJ) and the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP – Ottawa), inaugural guide to serve as uniting force in the capital’s philanthropic community

The WCPD Foundation has come on board as a Founding Partner and Sponsor of Ottawa’s first ever ‘Giving Guide’ , an annual publication seeking to…

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Win-win tax strategy: donating stocks to charity

By: PAUL BRENT. Special to The Globe and Mail Published Friday, Mar. 24, 2017  – – – – – – – – – – –…

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WCPD wins grant for Lake Joseph Centre

MDRT makes generous donation to Muskoka camp for the blind and partially sighted

When Avesta Alani lost her sight, her ambition went with it. She was only 8 years old at the time. Alani, who is gifted academically, aspired to…

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Breakfast uplifts less fortunate during holiday season

As we enter the home stretch of the holiday season, WCPD Inc. seeks to uplift those in our community that help the less fortunate. Earlier…

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WCPD sponsors ‘best philanthropy awards to date’

22nd Annual AFP Ottawa Philanthropy Awards enjoys uptick in attendance as it honours those making a difference in nation’s capital

Ottawa’s philanthropic community is buzzing following a near record turnout at its annual gala,  with its chief organizer calling it “definitely the best Philanthropy Awards…

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Nicholson donates Bauer Tour to philanthropists

A group of Canadian philanthropists enjoyed a beautiful day of cycling in Niagara wine country last month, courtesy of a donation by Peter Nicholson, the…

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WCPD takes swing at global poverty

On August 22, WCPD Inc. proudly participated in the 2016 World Partnership Golf Tournament in support of Aga Khan Foundation Canada. As the only national golf…

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