The June 17, 2009 edition of the Edmonton Journal and the Calgary Herald included a special section entitled “Caring and Sharing,” focusing on Alberta’s voluntary sector. The Muttart Foundation paid for this section to increase public awareness of the size, scope, successes and challenges faced by charities and non-profits. The section is currently available online at

The Hallmont Foundation launched the GIV3 program to encourage Canadians to give at least 3% of their income and to volunteer 3 hours a month to any charitable or non-profit organization. More information on this program can be found at