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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?

Guests:
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