Philanthropic advisory

Establishing a private or personal charitable foundation is an effective way to engage in philanthropy and create a lasting legacy

Together with your Scotia Wealth Management relationship manager, we can help you integrate your philanthropy into your financial and estate plan. 

Aqueduct Foundation 

The Aqueduct Foundation (a public charity) accommodates individual personal foundations that enable you to support the charities that are important to you. Aqueduct can help you with strategic philanthropy during your life or create a legacy as part of your estate plan. 

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Private foundations 

Through our private foundation services, we support new and existing private foundations with practical administration, granting and investments. From developing a mission statement to providing guidance on strategic giving, our advisors will engage with you to help ensure your philanthropic goals are met.

J.P. Bickell Foundation

The J.P. Bickell Foundation has sought to enrich the lives of Ontarians for over 70 years, supporting communities with grants to registered charities in the area of medicine, education, health and social welfare.

Learn more about the Foundation and the grant application process

Other foundations

Scotiatrust (The Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Company), in its capacity as trustee, director or agent for foundations, offers online grant application services. Please select from the list below to learn more about the grant application requirements for each of the following Foundations.

The Arthur and Audrey Cutten Foundation

The Marion Ethel Kamm and Frederick John Kamm Charitable Foundation

The Alice and Murray Maitland Foundation

The McColl-Early Foundation

The George H. Stedman Estate Foundation

The George Lunan Foundation

Speak with a Scotia Wealth Management professional today