News and Press Releases

December 11, 2013
Monette Malewski's speech

Following is  the speech that was given by Ms. Monette Malewski, an FGM board member,  at a conference hosted by l`institut Mallet sur la Culture de la philanthropie at the University of Laval in Quebec on November 12th and 13th, 2013.  Ms. Malewski is the President and Director General of the Groupe MBacal.  



November 15, 2013
The Foundation of Greater Montréal Awards $980,000 to McGill University Health Centre

Montréal, November 14, 2013 – The Foundation of Greater Montreal (FGM) announced a gift of $980,000 to the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). This gift will support research in heart disease; in vascular surgery; and in the field of gynecological oncology, especially the origin and transmission of ovarian cancer.



November 06, 2013
Philanthropy Day in Greater Montreal

Invitation to the discussion "The future of philanthropy in Greater Montreal"



September 18, 2013
The Foundation of Greater Montréal Awards $455 000 to 50 community organizations
This year the Foundation of Greater Montréal (FGM) granted a total of $455,000 to 50 organizations working to improve health, education, access to the arts, environment and social development. “Thanks to the generosity of its donors, the FGM is able to support projects that will impact on the well-being of the Greater Montréal community,” commented Yvan Gauthier, President and CEO of the FGM.
Read more


September 18, 2013
The Foundation of Greater Montréal Awards $455 000 to 50 community organizations

Montréal, September 18, 2013 – This year the Foundation of Greater Montréal (FGM) granted a total of $455,000 to 50 organizations working to improve health, education, access to the arts, environment and social development. “Thanks to the generosity of its donors, the FGM is able to support projects that will impact on the well-being of the Greater Montréal community,” commented Yvan Gauthier, President and CEO of the FGM.



August 12, 2013
Yvan Gauthier: new President and CEO of the Foundation of Greater Montreal

Montréal, August 12, 2013. Mr. Richard W. Pound, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Foundation of Greater Montreal (FGM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Yvan Gauthier as President and CEO.
Read more



August 12, 2013
Yvan Gauthier: new President and CEO of the Foundation of Greater Montreal

Montréal, August 12, 2013. Mr. Richard W. Pound, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Foundation of Greater Montreal (FGM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Yvan Gauthier as President and CEO. “The Board found in Mr. Gauthier a seasoned leader known for his thoroughness in creative and strategic management. Our board of directors is convinced he will make the FGM even more dynamic and relevant, to the benefit of Greater Montréal”. Mr. Gauthier, who becomes the third CEO of the organization, succeeds former CEOs Kathleen Weil and Marina Boulos.
 



February 12, 2013
Léo-Bureau Blouin creates a fund at the FGM
 "The majority of Laval organizations are concentrated in Laval-des-Rapides,” says Mr. Bureau-Blouin, “and I feel a responsibility to help them further their mission. I would like my gesture to rally other stakeholders in my community to develop a philanthropic network in Laval. The FGM is a perfect fit for the goal I envisioned in creating this fund, that of supporting local organizations working in different sectors. "
More details (French)
Press Release february 11, 2013

February 11, 2013
Léo Bureau-Blouin Donates One-Quarter of his Salary to an Endowment Fund to Support Organizations in his Riding
MONTREAL, February 11, 2013 - Léo Bureau-Blouin, MNA of Laval-des-Rapides and Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier (Youth Program) honours the commitment he made during his recent election campaign to donate one-quarter of his gross salary to organizations within his constituency.

2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005




Donate now

Fonds d'aide pour les réfugiésGive online