Donate: How you can support our work
There are several ways you can choose to donate in support of the Foundation’s mission
You may choose to donate to the Foundation in support of a specific project, or in memory of a loved one, or even, as a legacy gift. Donations in memory of loved ones or memorials will be acknowledged in an appropriate manner, in consultation with the donor.
Some choose to give a cash gift. Others leave legacy bequests in their estates. Still others name the Basilica Heritage Foundation as the beneficiary of an RRSP or RIF.
Other supporters assist by purchasing or making a donation towards the heritage products exclusive to the Foundation which celebrate the spiritual and cultural heritage of the Basilica.
Legacy Giving Options
A bequest is a well-known way to make a significant one-time charitable gift. To make a bequest, simply name the Basilica Heritage Foundation, Inc. in your last will and testament.
RRSPs and RIFs
RRSPs and RIFs: simply name the Basilica Heritage Foundation, Inc. as the beneficiary on your RRSP or RRIF. Note: You may name more than one entity as a beneficiary on these financial plans
Life Insurance Donations
You may name the Basilica Heritage Foundation, Inc., as the beneficiary on your life insurance policy.
Publicly Listed Securities
(for example, Canada Savings Bonds) This option provides an immediate source of revenue for the Basilica Heritage Foundation and offers the following immediate advantages to the donor. 1. It provides a tax receipt for the full market value of the stocks you donate, and 2. Exempts you from capital gains realized on the disposal of the securities.
Make an Instant Online Donation
You can choose to make an instant donation to the Basilica Heritage Foundation through our secure payment gateway. This will be instantly processed and acknowledged.