Since 1999, the Foundation of Greater Montreal (FGM) has contributed to the well-being and vitality of the community, while assuring donors that their generosity permanently benefits causes that are dear to their hearts.
The FGM supports initiatives in the following areas:
- Arts and culture
- Health and well-being
- Social development
A Long-term Gift
Funds entrusted to the FGM are permanently invested and only their income is distributed to the Greater Montréal community. Whatever the size of your gift or the cause you choose to support, your generosity will benefit the community in perpetuity.
A Unifying Effect
The FGM is busy building bridges between philanthropists and the Greater Montréal community. It maintains strong ties with the foundations that helped create it, and with other organizations that have joined as active charitable partners. For more information
The FGM is one of more than 700 active community foundations in Canada and the United States. As the most dynamic philanthropic sector, community foundations respond in a flexible and efficient way to the needs of donors and charitable organizations.
Community foundations are collective tools that pool endowment funds and use the investment income to make grants. They also provide leadership — monitoring their area's quality of life and gathering people, ideas, and resources to help build stronger and more resilient communities.
The Foundation of Greater Montreal is a charitable organization dedicated to the well-being of the Greater Montréal community. It establishes and manages permanent endowment funds and distributes their income in the form of grants to charitable organizations working in the areas of arts and culture, education, environment, health, and social development.
To become the most effective means of accumulating a collective heritage that will allow us to respond to the needs of the Montréal community in perpetuity.
For more inform ation about our foundation:
2011 Annual Report
10th Anniversary Souvenir Album