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Program Comparison Help

Decision-making made easy! This tool gives you a breakdown of individual programs offered at George Brown College and how they differ from other programs you’re interested in. Use this tool to select up to 10 programs to compare, helping you make the right choice for the career you want.
Instructions:

1. Under Program Comparison, click Add a New Program

2. Search for one of the programs you’re interested in (either alphabetically, by interest or by job)

3. Click on the title of the program in the menu

4. Click Add to Comparison

5. Continue searching for programs using steps 2-4

6. When you’re done, clicking Program Comparison will give you a preview of the programs and the option to delete, add or clear all

7. Open Program Compare for more details and an easy-to-read comparison of the programs you’ve selected

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Endowed Gifts

An endowed gift is a donation of money or transfer of property with the stipulation that it be invested and that the principal remain intact in perpetuity. This allows the donation to have a long-term and ongoing impact.

The College awards annual scholarships from the interest generated by endowed gifts. Endowments can be named in recognition of the donor(s) and the base amount may be added to at any time. An endowment must generate interest for a full year before disbursements can begin.

GBC Foundation’s endowments are invested with the Toronto Community Foundation to access top level investment advisors who manage the funds in a reasonable and prudent manner.

You will receive a tax receipt for the full amount of your endowment fund contribution.

Named Endowments

With a gift totaling $10,000 or more, you can establish a named scholarship to be awarded from the interest earned on your endowment fund. This principal is never expended, so the scholarship is presented in perpetuity.

Donor representatives often participate in the presentation of the annual student scholarship.

Scholarship Criteria

GBC faculty members select student award recipients based on criteria developed by you when you establish an endowment. These criteria reflect the nature of the scholarship. However, we ask donors to keep such criteria general to ensure a scholarship can be presented each year.  

A complete list of endowed scholarships can be viewed at: http://www.georgebrown.ca/financialaid/external_awards_scholarships/ 

For more information, please contact:

Jessica McGann, Manager, Annual & Online Giving
George Brown College Foundation
416-415-5000 ext. 3709
e-mail: jmcgann@georgebrown.ca