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AFOA Canada Proudly Welcomes TD As A Community Builder In AFOA Canada’s Corporate Membership Program

by mmnationtalk on June 1, 20152480 Views

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AFOA Canada Proudly Welcomes TD As A Community Builder In AFOA Canada’s Corporate Membership Program

Ottawa, Ontario – June 1, 2015 – Today, AFOA Canada is pleased to welcome TD Bank Group (TD) as a Community Builder in AFOA Canada’s Corporate Membership program.  The Community builder is the highest level of engagement in AFOA Canada’s Corporate Membership program.  For many years TD has proudly supported the work of AFOA Canada, its members and Aboriginal communities across Canada. Together both organizations have invested significant time and resources in developing and delivering resources that enhance financial management, financial literacy and economic prosperity for thousands of Aboriginal People across Canada.

This summer, AFOA Canada and TD will be releasing a series of financial literacy articles that focus on retirement planning for Aboriginal people both on and off reserve.

“I am extremely pleased that TD has decided to engage AFOA Canada and its members at the highest level that we offer in our Corporate Membership program” said Terry Goodtrack, President and CEO of AFOA Canada. “The TD team continues to demonstrate that they are committed to enhancing Aboriginal finance and management. They are helping us build our Community of Professionals.”

TD has been a proud supporter of AFOA for many years. AFOA has done excellent work advancing Aboriginal finance, management and leadership and we are honoured to be continuing our partnership at the Community Builder level and collaborating on this financial literacy initiative,” said Clint Davis, Vice President, Aboriginal Banking, TD Bank Group.

The financial literacy articles will be published by AFOA online and in the Journal of Aboriginal Management starting in the summer of 2015, with the final article marking Financial Literacy Month in November.

About AFOA Canada

AFOA Canada is a membership-driven organization and was founded as a not-for-profit association in 1999. The organization helps Aboriginal professionals better manage and govern their communities and organizations through a focus on enhancing finance, management and leadership practices and skills.

AFOA Canada’s premise is that one of the keys to successful self-determination, creating a better life for Canada’s Aboriginal people and a better future for the next generation lies in improving the management skills of those responsible for the stewardship of Aboriginal resources.

AFOA Canada has become the centre for excellence and innovation in Aboriginal finance, management and leadership.  It is the largest and only organization in Canada that focuses on the capacity development and day-to-day needs of those Aboriginal professionals who are working in all areas of finance, management, band administration, leadership and program management.

About TD Community Giving

TD Bank Group invests in communities in order to affect positive change in the places where it operates and where its customers and employees live and work. In 2014, TD donated more than $82 million to community organizations in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. In Canada, TD focuses on education and financial literacy, creating opportunities for young people and the environment. For further information, please visit www.td.com/corporate-responsibility.

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Contact:

AFOA Canada
Jody Anderson
Manager, Public Relations
613-297-5998
janderson@afoa.ca
TD Bank Group
Sherri Gray
Senior Manager, Corporate Diversity
416 308-0236
sherri.gray@td.com

 

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