Waskesiu Foundation - Enhancing the Waskesiu Experience

A charitable organization supporting recreational, social, cultural and environmental activities that enhance the Waskesiu experience

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Making a Gift

Right now, you can do something positive to enhance the "Waskesiu experience" on behalf of your family, your business, or your estate.

Your gift will make a difference right now....and for future generations who come to share the remarkable beauty that is Prince Albert National Park. Every dollar that we raise stays in Waskesiu.

The Waskesiu Foundation Inc. will issue charitable receipts for gifts $25 or over. Our Charitable Registration number is 872159074 - RR0001.

Calculate the
amount of tax credit you will get for a donation using the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) tax credit calculator. 

Watch this short
video on the CRA website to see how a qualifying first time donor can receive a $242 tax credit on a $500 donation. 


How to Give


Gifts to the Waskesiu Foundation can be Cash or In-kind donations in the name of the donor or in tribute to someone else.

In-Kind

Gifting securities (publicly traded stocks, bonds and mutual funds) has become a very popular, tax effective and convenient form of charitable giving. Selling securities that have increased in value since purchase will create a taxable capital gain for the donor, even if the proceeds are donated to a charity. Gifting the securities to a charity can be done with no taxable capital gain.

In order to realize the tax benefit, a donor must not sell the securities, rather the donor’s financial advisor transfers securities directly to the Waskesiu Foundation. The donor receives a charitable tax receipt for the fair market value of the securities which will create a tax credit against other income taxes payable.

See our
Gift-in-Kind donation policy.

See the potential
tax advantages of making an In-Kind gift of publicly traded shares.

Cash

Cash gifts can be made on-line with a credit card by clicking the Donate Now button at top right of every page.

Cheques payable to the Waskesiu Foundation Inc. can be mailed to:
The Waskesiu Foundation Inc.
P.O. Box 242
Saskatoon, SK
S7K 3K4

Print our 
donation form and send in your gift.

Tributes

Gifts may also be made in tribute to someone else:

  • In Memoriam
  • In Honour
  • Special Thanks


The information provided is general in nature and is not intended to represent tax or legal advice. We understand that each individual’s financial circumstances are unique and you are advised to consult with a qualified professional advisor.