COMMUNITY FOUNDATION CELEBRATES PHILANTHROPIC LEADERSHIP
Second Annual Donor Recognition Event

Mississauga, ON, October 19, 2006:  The Community Foundation of Mississauga will hold its second annual Donor Recognition Event on October 26, 2006 at the Art Gallery of Mississauga. The evening celebrates those individuals, organizations and businesses whose generosity is helping to build a great community foundation for Mississauga and ensure sustainable funding for all of the organizations and charities that provide vital programs and services to the Mississauga residents.

First grants from endowed funds support broad range of programs.

A broad range of community based programs and services got a welcome boost as the Community Foundation of Mississauga made its first grants from endowed funds at the Foundation's Annual General Meeting held May 31, 2006.

Incentive is good news for donors and local charities.

Charitable giving got a significant boost from the federal government in its recent budget, with a tax change that will benefit donors, community foundations and the local charities they support, said Eileen MacKenzie, Executive Director, of the Community Foundation of Mississauga.