5 Ways to Get Involved With The Foundation
1. get connected and learn more
Discover your community. Learn what makes it tick. What are its successes? Its strengths and challenges? Read our VitalSigns® report for an overview of Guelph & Wellington's quality of life. Browse through our stories to learn how Canadians from all walks of life are contributing to their communities.
The Guelph Community Foundation has launched a new online community making it easier to connect with us. We want to keep you informed of all the great things happening in our community. Be sure to subscribe to our RSS feed and our e-newsletter.
Be part of building a more vital Canada. You can start in your own backyard, by helping us build a more vital community. Give us a minute, an hour, a day of your time. Share your ideas, your inspiration, your dreams for your community. Visit a website. Read a story. Get in touch. Or give a gift. There’s no end of ways to participate.
3. who do you know?
Do you know a member of our community who has done something great and is a philanthropic leader? Tell them about us. Although we have reached great milestones in our 10 years of existence, we are still new to many. We want people to talk about us and our vision of a vibrant, strong, resilient community.
4. become a donor
We accept donations of any size and will provide a receipt for income tax purposes (Charitable Registration #867278350 RR0001). We have the capacity to receive gifts of stock, life insurance and other gift types.
5. remember The Guelph Community Foundation in your will
A bequest - often called planned or deferred giving - is a gift of cash or other real property that a person makes through their Will. Such gifts represent extraordinary foresight and generosity, outlasting a lifetime and making a tremendous difference in the world around us. At The Guelph Community Foundation, planned gifts come in all sizes and can be directed in any number of ways that support future generations.
A properly planned gift may:
- reduce or eliminate gift and estate taxes
- reduce or eliminate capital gains taxes
- provide a much larger gift to your community than you may have ever though possible
- generate a charitable income tax deduction
For questions about legacy giving, please contact our office.