Donation Program: Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded by the TD Charitable Foundation to eligible community-based organizations for employees to attend approved classes/courses that will enhance their job performance, as outlined below.
Applications (complete with all required attachments) are accepted on a rolling basis, and the TD Charitable Foundation reviews requests monthly. Notification and payout of awards are usually made in the fourth week of each month. Applicants will be notified of donation status between two to six weeks from their donation application submission.
Individual donation amounts: Organizations shall be eligible to receive no more than $1,000 per calendar year. Donation amounts are to cover tuition only.
Must be tax-exempt under IRS Code 501(c)(3), a public school or other qualified state or local governmental entity and not be classified as a private foundation
Must have a mission/focus that promotes one of the following:
Affordable housing for low- to moderate-income individuals
Increased economic (small business) development
Financial literacy for low- and moderate-income youth, individuals or families
After-school or extracurricular programming for low- and moderate-income children
Must be located within a TD Bank, N.A. market area
Must comply with the TD Charitable Foundation’s anti-discrimination policy
Eligible use of funds:
Classes and courses must be pertinent to the job the employee performs
Classes and courses may be one-day classes or part of a certification program
Attendance at a conference is not eligible under the program
Classes and courses should not have been already completed at the time of the application
Classes and courses should be planned to be attended at least 30 days from the donation application submission