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Other Ways to Give

Thank you for choosing to support the Canadian Women’s Foundation! Aside from becoming a monthly donor or making a one-time donation, there are other ways you can help move women and girls out of violence, out of poverty, and into confidence and leadership.

  • Make a gift of stock

    There are significant tax benefits in donating your securities to the Canadian Women’s Foundation.

    Did you know that by donating appreciated stocks, you avoid paying capital gains tax? And donating depreciated stocks will give you the opportunity to offset certain past and future capital gains.

    You will also receive an official donation receipt in the amount of the fair market value of the securities donated, thus allowing you to claim a charitable tax credit immediately. Any unused deductions can be carried forward over the next five years. Download the Stock Donation Policy And Guidelines form.

    Note: Actual share must be transferred to Canadian Women’s Foundation. If the shares are sold and only the proceeds are donated, the enhanced tax benefits do not apply.

    For more information or to discuss your gift designation, email
    Laura Owen, Director, Philanthropy, or call 1-866-293-4483 ext. 254.

  • Donate at Work

    Consider supporting the Canadian Women’s Foundation through workplace giving.

    Many companies encourage their employees to make charitable contributions by offering workplace giving programs. These can include:

    1. Payroll deductions: Many companies encourage their employees to make charitable contributions by offering workplace giving programs, through which your contributions are deducted directly from your pay check. Speak to your human resources department to see if they can establish a payroll deduction.
    2. Matching donations: Many companies will match employee donations or fundraising initiatives. Speak with your human resources department to learn about your company’s policy on matching donations. Find out more about giving at work by emailing partnerships@canadianwomen.org or calling 416-365-1444 x233.

  • Donate a Car

    To donate a used car to the Foundation, you can use this form.

  • Donate Shoppers Drug Mart Optimum Points

    When you donate Shoppers Optimum Points, the Foundation can buy items like office supplies or volunteer thank-you gifts. This lowers our operating costs so that we can devote more support to moving women and girls out of violence, out of poverty, and into confidence and leadership.