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Philanthropy Day in Greater Montreal

When: November 14, 2013

Where: 1, Place Ville-Marie, 19th Floor

Time: 1 :30 to 7 :00 PM

For the National Day of Philanthropy as declared by The Canadian Government, the Foundation of Greater Montreal presents a program to inform, reflect and recognize initiatives that contribute to the well-being of the community.

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1:30 to 3:00: Cultural Philanthropy
New regulations of the Mécénat Placements culture Program (MPC)

Guest: M. Gilles Pettigrew, Conseil des arts et lettres du Québec (CALQ)

Presentation on major changes brought by the Quebec Government to the MPC Program. Questions and answers period from all participants.

3:00: Break

3:30: The Future of Philanthropy in Greater Montréal
Panel of guests invited to share their vision on the situation and the evolution of philanthropy in Greater Montréal. How can Montreal become a great city for philanthropy? Can we set objectives for 2017, for the 375e anniversary of Montreal? What will be tomorrow’s focus?

Mr. Dominique Asselin, Founder, L’Académie du trésor
Mr. Simon Brault, CEO of the National Theatre School of Canada, President of Culture Montréal and Vice-Chair Canada Council for the Arts
Mr. Brian Bronfman, President, Brian Bronfman Foundation, President, Peace Grantmakers Network
Mr. Gabriel Bran Lopez, Founder and Executive Director, Youth Fusion, Co-founder, FIRST Robotics Quebec

5:00: FGM Funds : Impact
Organizations will present projects implemented with grants from FGM Funds. Donor recognition.

6:30: Cocktail