Increased funding in 2009
TD is one of Canada’s top corporate donors. Over the past five years, we have donated more than $150 million to not-for-profits across the country. In addition, our employees and customers raise a significant amount through donations and fundraising activities.
|TD corporate donations =||$37 million|
|Employee donations and fundraising =||$9.5+ million|
|Customer donations =||$4.7 million|
|Total impact =||$51.2+ million|
Through our Volunteer Grant Program, employees who volunteer more than 40 hours a year to a registered charity can earn a $500 grant for the organization. Through this program, TD gave more than $336,000 to organizations in 2009, exceeding our goal of $300,000.
In Canada, we have three areas of focus for charitable giving:
- Literacy and Education
- Children’s Health
- The Environment
In 2009, 49% of our community giving was applied to these three areas of focus. We are moving closer to our target of 50%.
% of Donations applied to Areas of Focus
We also commit a minimum of 10% of our community program to support diversity initiatives (13% in 2009).
2009 Community Giving in Canada
- • Children's health
- • Education & Literacy
- • Environment
- • Arts & Culture
- • United Way
- • Civic & Community
- • Hospitals
- • Other