Ways for You to Donate

As a not-for-profit organization, we rely on your generosity to continue offering retreats, environmental projects, ecology and agricultural training programs. Ignatius Jesuit Centre is a registered Canadian charity (Charitable Registration #11896 6373 RR0001). Thank you for your support.

Donate Online with VISA or MasterCard

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Donate by Mail

Please print and complete the Donation Form and mail it with your donation to:   Ignatius Jesuit Centre, 5420 Hwy 6 N, Guelph ON  N1H 6J2.

Donate by Phone

Please call our office at 519.824.1250. Please have your VISA or MasterCard available.

Donations over $20 receive a tax receipt.

Donation of Securities

A donation of securities or mutual fund shares can be made here through CanadaHelps.

Some notes to help you when making a donation of securities:

  • In the dialogue box requesting “Investment Management” information, you can select either “I work with a broker” or “I use a self-directed investment platform”. Click inside the box, not on the arrow, to get the option you want.
  • When you complete this form, CanadaHelps automatically generates a “letter of direction” that is uniquely linked to the securities form by a 4-digit PIN. (You will not see Ignatius Jesuit Centre on this form but it will get to our account.)
  • Complete this Letter of Direction form. This authorizes the transfer of shares to CanadaHelps. CanadaHelps will send a charitable tax receipt for the full market value of the security based on the close price on the day when the transfer of securities goes into CanadaHelps’ account.
  • CanadaHelps works with Scotia McLeod (as indicated on the LOD). Scotia will sell the share(s), and once the sale is settled, CanadaHelps will issue you a tax receipt and transfer the proceeds to our bank account (we have set up automatic deposit with CanadaHelps). CanadaHelps does not hold on to the securities and does not pass them on to us. CanadaHelps charges a small, non-commercial fee to manage the transaction. (Due to fees and market fluctuations, the amount transferred to us will likely differ from the full market value that was assessed when the securities were first transferred.)

Create a Legacy of Giving

Planned giving is a way for you to make a meaningful donation that reflects your personal values and goals. Learn more here.

You can make special contributions towards the work of the Ignatius Jesuit Centre in a number of ways, including monthly donations, memorial gifts, special celebrations, planned gifts, will bequests, or endowments.  Please contact our Development Office at 519.824.1250 ext. 257 to discuss these options further.

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