Recognize a friend or loved one who has passed away by donating a meaningful gift to Bird Studies Canada's Endowment Fund, where it will earn interest in perpetuity in support of our programs. Friends and family appreciate knowing a lasting legacy has been created in honour of the deceased, while working for the conservation of wild birds. Please call us toll-free at 1-888-448-2473, ext. 141 or click here to donate online through the our website.
Under current tax regulations, your donation of publicly traded securities is exempt from capital gains tax when you transfer the securities in-kind. A charitable donation receipt for income tax purposes will be issued based on the fair market value of the securities on the date the securities are received into Bird Studies Canada's brokerage account.
To initiate your gift transfer to Bird Studies Canada, call Sean Lindsay, Financial Controller, at (519) 586-3531 ext. 161. Click here to download our form "Donating Securities to BSC." To donate publicly traded securities, complete this form and fax a copy to us at (519) 586-3532, or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Various forms of planned giving by Bird Studies Canada's loyal members are a very special and cherished source of financial support, and play a vital role in safeguarding North America's wild birds for future generations. To learn more about the many options that exist - such as a gift in your will, a gift of insurance, or a charitable annuity - talk to an accountant, financial planner, or lawyer. And if you are interested in leaving a planned gift to Bird Studies Canada, please call us toll-free at 1-888-448-2473, ext. 113.