History

History

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1994: Creation of the program LEAVE A LEGACYTM in Colombus, Ohio, United States.

With the help of their Community Foundation, dozens of charitable organizations decided to create a program aimed to educate and raise awareness on charitable bequests. Their message: “Give back to the community what the community has given us.”

June 1999: Creation of LEAVE A LEGACYTM Québec

The Round Tables of Quebec of the Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGPTM) decided to adopt the American program, already established in some Anglophone provinces of Canada and adapt it to Quebec. The launch of the program rallied 96 charitable organizations as partners.

2011: The program exists in the United States and in Canada in

  • 165 American cities
  • 23 Canadian communities.

In Quebec: More than 160 charitable organizations participate in the program.