Applications are now open for eligible organizations across Canada and the United States
TORONTO and CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The TD Ready Challenge, an annual North American initiative which provides financial support to organizations tackling community issues, is now open and accepting applications until August 13, 2020. The TD Ready Challenge has a total of $10 million (CAD) in grants available to eligible organizations developing innovative and measurable solutions in response to the widespread impacts of the pandemic. New this year, grant amounts will range from $350,000 CAD to $1 million CAD.
In an increasingly digital age, in-person and written 'thank yous' still dominate
CHERRY HILL, N.J., August 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ – According to a recent survey, 73 percent of small businesses provide support to local charitable and communal causes to show their commitment to giving back and to express appreciation to customers and the community. The study, conducted by TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, revealed that even though small businesses typically have fewer resources than larger companies, they still donate money, time and resources to support these causes.
Up to ten grants available for eligible organizations in Canada and the United States as part of The Ready Commitment
TORONTO and CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – TD announced today that applications are open for the 2019 TD Ready Challenge, its annual North American initiative that has a total of 10 grants of $1 million (CDN) each, available to be awarded to ten future-forward organizations offering innovative solutions for a changing world.
Deciding to put roots down in a new location or a whole new country can be overwhelming. There are many reasons that can lead people to move, but what draws a person to stay? Feeling a sense of belonging to your community and society is one factor that can influence how comfortable you feel with where you live – whether you’re a newcomer or long-term resident.
The Wellness Economy is one of the biggest industries today as many are looking for solutions to manage health and well-being. Pollution, manufactured goods, and other pressures are among some of the factors driving people to consider simpler, more natural options. Those same stresses are also impacting the health of the planet – so why not invest in the same type of care for the environment?
In 2015, 170 countries agreed to work towards limiting the global average temperature to well below 2°C, a critical threshold identified during the Paris Climate Conference.1 While progress is being made, in the three years since the agreement, the United Nations has said that to meet this target countries must triple their current efforts.2
Over 60 per cent of North Americans feel that climate change is an urgent issue that needs action. At the same time, most also believe that environmental action and economic factors must be balanced.3
With the rapid development and change we are experiencing in cities and communities, the cost of living is increasing. This is leading to unaffordable and unstable housing situations, which can go hand-in-hand with financial instability, especially when a large chunk of your paycheque goes to housing.
It is estimated that nearly one-third of wealth inequality in the United States can be explained by the financial-knowledge gap1 – the distance between one’s financial goal, such as buying a first home or planning for retirement and knowing the right choices that need to be made to get there. As products and services evolve during the digital age, knowing which choices to make can be more complicated.
Reading and math skills are two of the most important building blocks that can help kids with continued success in school, work, and life. The skills children gain in their earliest school years, from kindergarten to Grade 6, are known to influence their ability to graduate from high school and pursue post-secondary education.1
Groups participate in Vancouver’s 2020 Greenest City Action Plan
LINCOLN, Neb., May 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Arbor Day Foundation in collaboration with TD Bank Group and Sustainable Brands are planting trees and doing clean-up at Stanley Park, Vancouver's first, largest and most well-known urban park on June 4.