BMO employees help with painting at Neighborhood House BMO volunteers help build a mindfulness space for at-risk youth in Milwaukee

 

Community giving

Recently, a new mindfulness initiative for at-risk youth was launched at Neighborhood House (NH) in Milwaukee – and BMO helped make it happen. It all started when a teenage girl was found sitting by herself in a darkened storage room. A staff member asked her why she was sitting there when her friends were having […]

Taking Steps to Alleviate Poverty at the World Partnership Walk

 

Community giving

To make a meaningful impact in alleviating poverty on a global scale, 40,000 people in ten cities across Canada participated in the World Partnership Walk on June 9, 2019. An initiative of the Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC), the Walk raises money and serves to enhance awareness, build knowledge and inspire people to take action. […]

Two women smiling A Proud History of LGBTQ2+ Support

 

Community giving, Diversity and inclusion

1969 was a historical year for gay rights in Canada and the United States. In the U.S., the Stonewall riots helped kick off the gay liberation movement. Meanwhile, in Canada, homosexuality was decriminalized. These were landmark moments in a fight for equality that continues until this day. This year, as we mark the 50th anniversary […]

BMO Announces a New Government Partnership to Empower Women

 

BMO for Women, Community giving

On May 17, BMO and the Honorable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, announced a new partnership to support not-for-profit organizations that empower women. BMO also unveiled findings from a new report that highlights the gaps in strategic planning by not-for-profits, and the ways organizations can further empower […]