For Media

Below are several press releases, as well as a number of awards.  Find out more about YPI by visiting about us - our impact. You can also contact us.

Press Releases

Youth philanthropy non-profit marks over $10 million in grants to local charities as it returns for 12th year in Canadian schools (2014)

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YPI £1,000,000 announcement (2012)

YPI Goes Back to School...for the 10th time? (2012)

Building a Stronger Ontario Through Youth Engagement (2011)

Youth and Philanthropy Initiative Expands into the U.K. (2007)

Hands-On Philanthropy Program Inspires Youth to Make a Difference (2005)


Awards for YPI and YPI's founder, Julie Toskan-Casale

Ontario Medal of Good Citizenship (2014)

June Callwood Outstanding Award for Voluntarism (2014)

Premier's Award for Philanthropy in Education (2011)

Institute for Canadian Citizenship-Excellence in Civic Education (2010)

Finalist for the Entrepreneur of the Year Award—Ernst and Young (2009)

Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation-Association of Fundraising Professionals (2008)

Ontario Excellence in Education Award – The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (2007)

Women of Achievement Award—Canadian Hadassah Wizo (CHW) (2007)