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Donation Information

A primary goal of The William H. McGannon Foundation is to create, manage and build endowment funds. Most donations are therefore held as endowment capital, and grant amounts are controlled to protect the long-term value of the fund and the grants that will be derived therefrom in the future.

Consequently we request that you fill out and sign the following application and mail it to us.

William H. McGannon Foundation
c/o Joseph Restoule
6093 Signal Ridge Hts. S.W.
Calgary, Alberta  T3H 2P1  Canada

Additional details about the McGannon Foundation's activities can be viewed in the upcoming 2014 Stewardship Report.

Donation Goals

• To have $2,000,000 in equity by June 30, 2018.

Thank You RIMS Canada Council

Thank you RIMS Canada CouncilAt the recent Canada Night Event held at the 2014 RIMS Annual Conference in Denver, the RIMS Canada Council (RCC) presented their donation of $10,000 to the McGannon Foundation.

Pictured is Roman Parzei, Past Chair of the RCC proudly presently a most generous donation to Joe Restoule, President of the McGannon Foundation with this transaction in the Rockies being witnessed by none other than a genuine Canadian RCMP Officer.

Thank You RIMS

RIMS donates $30,000 to risk management resource organization McGannon Foundation

RIMS donates $30,000RIMS the Risk Management Society, has donated $30,000 to The William H. McGannon Foundation, a charitable nonprofit organization that provides funding and resources to support the advancement of the risk management and insurance professions in Canada.

The donation was presented at the McGannon Foundation’s 10th Anniversary Luncheon in Toronto by RIMS Executive Director Mary Roth. “RIMS’ mission is ‘to advance risk management for your organization’s success’ and contributing to charitable organizations like McGannon Foundation is key to ensuring that our profession continues to thrive,” she commented in a statement. “RIMS believes that this support is crucial and we’re delighted to be able to provide it.” (Courtesy of 2013-02-01 Canadian Underwriter)

Thank You to our 2014 McGannon Foundation Donors:

Photo courtesy of RIMS Canada Council
Photo courtesy of RIMS Canada Council

Fundraising Information

Several Canadian RIMS chapters have been using their annual Golf Tournaments as fundraisers for the Foundation and other charities. SARIMS and NARIMS have made substantial contributions to the Foundation over the past number of years though this method. If any other chapter or organization wishes to raise funds in this manner we would be more than happy to assist with the event organization.

Past Fundraising Events

2013 The 10th Annual McGannon Foundation 5KM Fun Run - Walk
Roughly 40 delegates of RIMS Canada Conference in Saskatoon, laced up their running shoes for the McGannon Foundation’s 9th annual Fun Run - Walk in the early morning on October 6th 2013. The event was sponsored by FM Global and Suncorp Valuations. The event raised just over $3,900 for the Foundation.

2013 SARIMS Golf Tournament
SARIMS golf tournament contributed $15,000 to the McGannon Foundation.