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Since 2016, The Citrine Foundation of Canada has supported Canadian charities through thoughtful and inspiring acts of philanthropy. We are a registered charitable foundation with a mandate to enhance the lives of those served by qualified, forward-thinking charities, governed by an inclusive and broad-thinking board of directors who are proactive in their communities.

JoAnne Korten, President and CEO of The Citrine Foundation of Canada

Today, as President and CEO of The Citrine Foundation of Canada, JoAnne Korten has worked with the board of directors who have disbursed more than $5.5M to charities that serve children, women, the arts, healthcare, and numerous other causes in our communities across Canada.

JoAnne is a demonstrated leader in philanthropic giving, governance and nurturing strong partnerships. Over this past decade, she has helped hundreds of Canadian philanthropists and families to identify charities that align best with their interests, their beliefs, and their values. JoAnne’s stewardship and oversight has helped to facilitate the distribution of over $75M to over 100 Canadian charities.

The Citrine Foundation of Canada consults with advisors and donors with vast personal and professional experience in philanthropy with a strong focus on the needs of Canada’s diverse communities.

The Citrine Foundation has a particular interest in funding agencies who are creative in their approach to raising funds and can encourage other supporters to match some or all of our grants.

For more information about The Citrine Foundation of Canada, please contact us.

OUR MISSION

ENHANCING LIVES ACROSS CANADA THROUGH inspired PHILANTHROPY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS & STAFF

Lon Hall

CHAIR OF THE BOARD

Zak Bhamani

SECRETARY

Edvard Ryder

BOARD MEMBER

Angelo Moretti

BOARD MEMBER

JoAnne Korten

PRESIDENT AND CEO

Kathy Kelaidis

DIRECTOR, STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS

Bridging the gap
to help individuals and
communities thrive
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