Press Releases

MyPlace2Give.com launches so everyone can create their own charitable foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 22, 2014

Calgary, Canada – The latest in social good innovation, MyPlace2Give.com, was launched by Dexterity Ventures Inc. (DVI) today. MyPlace2Give is a micro-foundation website that enables individuals, families, and businesses to easily set up their own personalized charitable giving fund and support multiple organizations in a single click.

Dexterity Ventures Inc. CEO to speak at prestigious World Entrepreneur Forum

Topic will focus on ‘Social Purpose and Going Beyond the Bottom Line’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 3, 2014

Calgary, Canada – Gena Rotstein, CEO of Dexterity Ventures Inc. and founder of Canada’s first philanthropic brokerage firm Dexterity Consulting, will be speaking on the panel ‘Social Purpose and Going Beyond the Bottom Line’ at the World Entrepreneur Forum (WEF) in Vancouver, BC, on July 24-27, 2014. 

Place2Give releases API to its charity search engine

Companies can now access data in Place2Give’s database through new API

North America’s most comprehensive charity search engine, Place2Give, announces the release of our GIVE-API (Application Programming Interface). The GIVE-API provides critical access to information on the 1.5Million+ North American charities that Place2Give has gathered data on, as well as access to the foundation’s payment gateway.

Place2Give creates GivingTuesday Fund to help celebrate the start of the giving season

GivingTuesday movement encourages Canadians to feel great about giving

For Immediate Release, November 27, 2013 

Calgary, Canada – Place2Give is proud to join GivingTuesday, a global movement that harnesses the collective power of a unique blend of partners – charities, families, businesses and individuals – to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season.

Place2Give creates Emergency Relief Fund for Philippines Typhoon Haiyan 2013

Donations can be designated to support the relief fund directly through Place2Give.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 14, 2013

Calgary, Canada – In response to the massive typhoon that hit the Philippines on November 8th, 2013 and resulted in mass destruction, Place2Give has created a Philippines Typhoon Haiyan Relief Fund to assist in the recovery efforts needed.

“Due to the fact that the situation on the ground in the Philippines is disastrous and since access to many locations is limited, we have decided to include organizations that have a long and proven history in international aid and disaster recovery and will be able to provide long-term help.” Says Gena Rotstein, CEO of Dexterity Ventures Inc.

Place2Give creates Emergency Relief Fund for India Cyclone Phailin 2013

Donations can be designated to support the relief fund directly through Place2Give.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 18, 2013

Calgary, Canada – In response to the massive cyclone that hit India and resulted in mass destruction, Place2Give has created a Cyclone Phailin Relief Fund to assist in the clean-up effort and any other relief efforts needed.

Charity App Challenge Launches pledgeCalgary App

Calgary, Canada, October 17, 2013 - Charity App Challenge launches pledgeCalgary, a web based interactive fundraising app that enables charities to expand their donor base by making fundraising entertaining. Using any device a person can log onto pledgeCalgary through their Facebook account and set up a fun activity challenge, they can invite their friends to support them and contribute to their favorite cause and then share their challenge through their Facebook network and drive donations in fun and entertaining ways. Challengers can select from a list of pre-approved charities, set their activity, funding goal and the duration of the campaign.

Place2Give releases version 1.0 of Advisor Toolbox philanthropic advising tool

The philanthropic advising tool features new integration with CRM Systems

Calgary, Canada, September 30th, 2013 – Place2Give, the leader in Canada’s charity big data space, announces the release of version 1.0 of their Advisor Toolbox. This unique charity data tool for financial and legal advisors now features integration with CRM systems.

The Southern Alberta Emergency Relief Fund partners with Hull Services and the City of Calgary to support Calgary’s flood victims

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2013

Calgary, Canada - The Place2Give Foundation’s Southern Alberta Emergency Relief Fund, an initiative focusing on local and grassroots flood relief, with support from FirstEnergy Capital and their clients, has partnered with Hull Services and the City of Calgary to aid families who lost their homes to the recent floods in Alberta.

Place2Give chosen to present at FinovateFall

New Advisor Toolbox will be showcased

Calgary, Canada, August 28, 2013 – Place2Give, the leaders in North American charity big data and prescriptive charity analytics, has been chosen to present at the prestigious FinovateFall conference. FinovateFall, held in New York City on September 10 – 11, 2013, is a conference that showcases the future of financial and banking technology.

Place2Give will be showcasing their innovative Advisor Toolbox software. The Place2Give Advisor Toolbox streamlines and improves the management of philanthropic and social impact investments. It enables advisors to monitor and track multiple clients’ donations thereby saving time and money.