Ways to Give

Making a gift to London Community Foundation is a gift that keeps on giving! We provide several methods of making a donation to support the causes you care about most. We provide personalized service, making your giving flexible and easy. Tax receipts are provided for donations $20.00 and over. General, in memoriam, and in honour donations can be made with either a one time payment, or by providing ongoing support through a monthly gift.

A note about year-end giving:  donations received up until December 31, 2018 will be eligible for a tax receipt. If you are mailing your donation, please ensure that it is date stamped by Canada Post.


Cash or cheque:  Use this Donation Form when mailing or dropping off a cheque at our office.

By phone:  Credit card donations are accepted over the phone. Call 519.667.1600 and we would be happy to assist you. If you call outside of business hours (8:30 am - 4:30 pm), please leave your name, telephone number, date, and time of call and we will contact you the next business day.

Online: Make a gift to your fund or another fund held within London Community Foundation. Click here to make a donation.

Stocks and securities: Did you know that donating securities to London Community Foundation gives you the chance to reduce your tax burden, while making grants from your endowment fund grow? Give a gift of stocks and securities today! Please use this share transfer form and contact London Community Foundation for information regarding procedures involved regarding a donation of appreciated securities.

Life insurance: You can donate a life insurance policy during your lifetime, giving more than may otherwise be possible and reciving the tax benefits now.

A planned gift, such as a gift in your will: You can donate a specific amount, appreciated securities, the proceeds of life insurance or an RRSP/RRIF, a percentage of your estate or your estate in its entirety - gaining tax benefits and establishing your legacy in our community.

Calculate the impact of your gift with the charitable donation tax credit calculator 

For more information on ways to give, contact Diane Silva, Director of Philanthropy:  t:519-667-1600 x. 207 e: DSilva [at] lcf [dot] on [dot] ca