Please contact Wendy Francis at the Foundation for any questions regarding making a gift: 604.741.7360 or [email protected].
Sunsine Coast 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 give now:
1. By Mail
Mail a cheque payable to: Sunshine Coast Foundation, to 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.
Please use this fillable form and take it to your investment advisor to arrange a donation of publicly-traded securities. The Foundation will instruct that the shares be sold as soon as our investment advisor receives them. We pay a small commission for any shares sold on our behalf, which will impact the ultimate value of the donation we receive. Your tax receipt, if applicable, will not be impacted by the commission and will be based on the value of the shares on the date we receive them.
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 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.