OTTAWA, April 18 /CNW/ - On May 12th, Community Foundations of Canada
(CFC) and a host of leading corporate and philanthropic sponsors will
welcome the world to Vancouver for CFC 2011 Conference: A World of Opportunity - a premiere gathering for the philanthropic sector, attracting
individuals and organizations from around the world..
Today CFC is announcing its roster of corporate and philanthropic
sponsors for the event, a list of recognized leaders in philanthropy
and community life.
"McLean Budden is extraordinarily supportive of Canadian philanthropy,
and has been a tremendous friend to Canada's community foundation
movement," said Monica Patten, President and CEO of CFC. "We thank
them, and all of our funders and donors, for their help in ensuring our
conference will be engaging and enriching."
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, His Excellency The Right Honourable
David Johnston, and human rights activist Naomi Tutu head an impressive
line-up of speakers set for the conference, taking place at Vancouver's
Sheraton Wall Centre.
Other sponsors and funders include:
CF-LINKS Half-Day Sponsors: Anonymous Donor; Phillips, Hager & North;
Royal Bank of Canada; Vancouver Foundation, Vancity Community
Opening Conference Reception Sponsor: BMO Financial Group
Plenary Speaker Sponsors: The Radcliffe Foundation; Birch Hill Equity
Partners; i3 Advisors Inc.; KPMG, Research in Motion
Theme Sponsors: Pyramis Global Advisors; The Thomas Sill Foundation;
ROMSPEN Mortgage Investment Fund; Deloitte
Youth in Philanthropy Program Sponsors: Bentall Kennedy; Scotiabank;
Website Sponsor: Vancity Community Foundation
A/V Tech Sponsor: Doherty & Associates Ltd.
Hospitality Sponsor: TD Asset Management Inc.
Refreshment Break Sponsors: CANSO Funds; ROMSPEN Mortgage Investment
Fund; Mackenzie Investments
Media/Marketing Sponsors: Mountain Equipment Co-op; QV Investors Inc.
General Sponsorship: HSBC Bank Canada; Alliance Bernstein Canada;
Media Accreditation Deadline: April 29
CFC 2011 Conference is now accrediting media who wish to cover the
three-day conference, or any part thereof. Media representatives must
apply for accreditation by Friday, April 29, by using the online form. Due to security, photo identification will be required when picking up
registration packages at the Sheraton Wall Centre.
About Community Foundations
Community Foundations of Canada is the national membership organization for Canada's community
foundations. Canada's 178 community foundations help Canadians invest in building
strong and resilient places to live, work and play. Together they are
one of the largest supporters of Canadian communities, providing $149
million in support of local priorities and organizations in 2010. To
find out more visit www.cfc-fcc.ca.
SOURCE Community Foundations of Canada
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