2018 Donation Deadlines: to receive a 2018 tax receipt, please make sure your cheque is postmarked by December 31st. To make a securities donation in this tax year, please contact SunCU Financial Services at (604) 885-3792 by December 1st. There is a form below for making a donation of securities.
Please contact Wendy Francis at the Foundation for any questions regarding making a gift: 604.741.7360 or [email protected].
Sunsine Coast Community Foundation is a registered Canadian charitable organization: Charity number 896086105RR0001
You can help us address vital needs on the Sunshine Coast for affordable housing, better care for seniors, safety and security for vulnerable individuals, accessible health care, child care, and help for immigrants by making a donation today. You can direct your gift to the Foundation's core operations, to the Community Legacy Fund (from which we grant to variety of charities), to an existing permanent fund that supports a specific cause, or you can establish a new permanent fund in your name that reflects your own wishes.
Curious as to how a donation will impact your taxes? Check out this online tax calculator provided by CanadaHelps.
To set up a new endowment please visit Set-up a Fund and contact the Foundation.
There are several ways to donate now:
1. By Mail
Mail a cheque to: Sunshine Coast Communty Foundation, P.O. Box 1343, Sechelt, BC V0N 3A0.
You may make an online donation with a credit card through our partnership with CanadaHelps. This public charity provides a safe and effective means for you to make an on-line donation to any of the Foundation's endowments or to the Foundation itself. CanadaHelps will issue your tax receipt. Donate Online now through CanadaHelps.
Contact your broker to donate securities. Have him/her contact our QTrade Advisor, Alex Albrecht at SunCu Financial Services Inc. (604) 885-3792 and he can make arrangements. Please use this fillable form and take it to your own investment advisor.
4. In your Will
Leave a legacy that generates benefits long after you are gone.
You can choose to leave a bequest to Sunshine Coast Community Foundation in your Will. We will provide an official receipt for income tax purposes to your estate. Bequests can be a specific dollar amount or a residual gift (either the entire residue or a percentage of your estate).
Contact us at 604-741-7360 for more information and for the appropriate language to use in your will.