Give a Gift of Securities
A gift of securities accomplishes two goals: it allows you to support a cause you care about and it provides an efficient and tax-favourable way of giving.
This table shows a typical scenario when giving a gift of stocks.
|Sell securities and donate|
the after-tax proceeds
|Donate securities through
Muskoka Woods Youth Foundation
|Original Cost of Securities||$1,000||$1,000|
|Current Market Value||$5,000||$5,000|
|Tax on Capital Gains||$920||$0|
|Donation Amount after-tax||$4,080||$5,000|
|Your Charitable Tax Credit||$1,876.80||$2,300|
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How does your gift make a difference?
Everyone deserves a chance, especially our youth. The Muskoka Woods Youth Foundation joins young people on their journey and helps set them on the right path. With the help of generous supporters, funds raised are able to support meaningful partnerships, educational opportunities, bursaries and unforgettable summer camp experiences for young people with financial or special needs. The Muskoka Woods Youth Foundation relies on every gift, large and small, to help youth from all walks of life build confidence, achieve their goals and realize their potential.
The following are some of the most popular ways to give:
ONE TIME OR MONTHLY DONATIONS
You can make donations online using the form found at the bottom of this page, by mail or by phone – whatever works best for you.
Donate by Mail: Muskoka Woods Youth Foundation, 20 Bamburgh Circle, Scarborough, ON, M1W 3Y5
Donate by Phone: 416-495-6960 ext 305
GIFT OF SECURITIES
When you make a gift of securities directly to Muskoka Woods Youth Foundation you eliminate paying the capital gains and receive a tax receipt for the full value. So, the gift costs you less than if you were to sell your stocks in order to give a cash donation.
LEAVE A LEGACY
Muskoka Woods was built on the legacy of a family’s choice to make a difference in children’s lives today and in future generations. Click below to learn about how you can leave legacy.
By partnering with us, your organization will be investing in our youth, increasing your brand awareness and loyalty, and add value to your company in the eyes of your consumer and boost employee morale at your workplace.
CELEBRATE A SPECIAL OCCASION
Commemorate milestone celebrations like birthdays and weddings with a donation to the Muskoka Woods Youth Foundation.
CORPORATE MATCHING PROGRAMS
Many companies across Canada are partnering with their employee to make a difference and matching charitable donations. Contact your Human Resource Department to find out if this is something you can do. We would be happy to provide any information that your company needs to get this started.
Donor Restricted Gift Policy
Spending of funds is confined to board approved programs and projects. Each restricted contribution designated towards a board approved program or project will be used as designated with the understanding that when the need for such a program or project has been met, or cannot be completed for any reason determined by the board, the remaining restricted contributions designated for such program or project will be used where needed most.
Charitable Registration Number: 85894 9514 RR0001