How to support students
There are many ways to donate to student aid at Douglas College and many choices once you become a supporter.
- click on the blue Donate Now button on the left of this page
- mail a cheque payable to Douglas College Foundation at:
PO Box 2503,
New Westminster BC
- call 604 777-6176 and make a donation using VISA or MasterCard
- sign up for our monthly giving plan and donate via direct debit, credit card or post-dated cheques
- donate stocks and shares, securities, real estate and other assets. Call 604 777-6176 for more information
- a specific program
- a specific faculty
- a bursary - for students demonstrating financial need
- an award - for students demonstrating financial need and maintaining a 3.0 GPA
- a scholarship - for students maintaining a 3.5 GPA
- area of greatest need
Tax receipts will be issued for all donations of $25 or more. Douglas College Foundation is a registered Canadian charity. Registration #118887587 RR0001.
For more information, please contact Darryl Leigh at 604-777-6176 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donation Form (pdf)
Making a Difference - Now and in the future
You can leave a lasting legacy at Douglas College by establishing an Endowment in your name or in that of a loved one. Endowments can be established with a minimum donation of $20,000 will be customized to suit your requirements. To assist you in establishing an endowment, you can pledge your donation over three years. Endowment funds are invested for one full year before the interest only is distributed to students, as per the terms of reference.
You can leave a gift to Douglas College Foundation in your will or consider using your assets for your charitable gift. You can donate cash, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, term deposits, real estate, insurance and, in many cases, realize a tax savings. Capital gains tax has been eliminated on gifts of securities to registered charities, making this the top choice for many people.
You can also name Douglas College as the beneficiary of your RRSP, RRIF or pension, or as the recipient of an existing or paid-up life insurance policy.
There are many other ways to plan your giving and we strongly advise you to consult with your financial advisor or estate planning advisor so as to attain the maximum benefit from your charitable bequest.
An annual award is distributed in the upcoming academic year to an appropriate student. In conjunction with the Foundation, you can determine the criteria under which the award will be given. A minimum of $1,000 must be pledged for at least 3 years to establish a named annual fund.
Douglas College can help you create a lasting legacy in memory of a loved one. Whether making a gift to a particular area of study, or establishing an endowment, we have a number of options available.
To contribute to an existing memorial award, please contact Darryl Leigh at 604-777-6176 or by email@example.com
To speak to someone about establishing a memorial award, please contact Sarah Lock at 604-777-6172
or by firstname.lastname@example.org