CAGP Foundation

CAGP’s uniqueness lies in bringing together gift planning fundraising professionals and professional advisors, expert leaders in assisting donors and clients achieve their philanthropic dreams.

The Foundation is dedicated to raising funds to increase the capacity of CAGP to achieve the objectives of its strategic plan. The CAGP Foundation was federally incorporated in 2016 and received charitable status in March 2017.

Have your Gift Matched by The Donor Motivation Program


The Donor Motivation Program® has generously set up a $25,000 Matching Fund to inspire donations to the CAGP Foundation. Anyone making a gift before August 31st, 2017 will double their impact by having their donation matched, dollar-for-dollar, by The Donor Motivation Program. That, in addition to being named a Founding Donor of the CAGP Foundation! 

Interested in learning more? In the following video, The Donor Motivation Program’s National Director, Keith Thomson, and CAGP’s President & CEO, Ruth MacKenzie, talk about what motivated Keith to make this generous offer and what impact will be achieved by supporting the CAGP Foundation. Watch the video, then click the ‘Donate Now’ link below to make your gift to the CAGP Foundation Fund with The Winnipeg Foundation. 



Our Vision

A better world through strategic charitable giving.

Our Mission

To financially support the development and promotion of excellence in strategic, charitable gift planning in Canada

Our Values

  • Commitment to the vision and mission

  • Openness, honesty and transparency in conduct

  • Accountability for decisions and use of funds

  • Integrity in dealing with all donors, funders and other stakeholders

  • Excellence in striving to be and to do the very best

  • Collaborative in working with others to achieve goals

  • Results-oriented


What your contribution will support

CAGP’s vision is bold and ambitious, and with investment is poised for a quantum leap to increase impact. The CAGP Foundation is leading fund development efforts to support the following priorities of CAGP:

  • To maintain its leadership position in providing relevant education related to strategic philanthropic giving in Canada and to expand its education outreach to meet market demand 

  • To strengthen leadership development in local CAGP Chapters to promote further volunteer involvement and engagement, as well as financial assistance for selected members. 

  • To continue to develop a comprehensive government relations / public policy strategy to strengthen CAGP’s representation of the charitable sector related to tax policy and to have an impact on key public policy issues impacting philanthropy.

For more information, see our comprehensive Case for Support.

Charitable Registration Number: 776727323RR0001.

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