Thank you for your consideration in supporting Community Living Parry Sound. Your donation will ensure that people with developmental disabilities can live in their community under conditions that encourage personal growth and promote participation as valued and contributing citizens.

How to Donate Today


­Make a secure online donation to CLPS via Zeffy (previously called Simplyk). Zeffy is a fundraising platform for non-profit organizations that is free to use, with no processing fee deductions. Unlike any other payment platform, this means that CLPS receives 100% of your donation. The donation form is embedded below where you can securely submit payment and receive your tax receipt via e-mail instantly. CLPS thanks you tremendously for your generosity and support!

By Mail:

You can donate to CLPS by mail via a personal or business cheque. Click Here for a donation form that can be printed and mailed into CLPS.

As a registered charity with the Canada Revenue Agency, your charitable donations are tax-deductible. You can click here to calculate your tax credit based on the donation amount, and learn more about charitable donations tax credits.

Other Ways to Give

Name a charity as your beneficiary This is your simplest option: In your will, simply leave a bequest of money or a gift in kind (such as securities or artwork) to a recognized charity. Your estate will receive a charitable donation receipt that could reduce the income tax on your final return and perhaps the immediately preceding return as well.

Establish a Donor Advised Fund You will receive an immediate tax receipt for all contributions made to the fund while retaining the right to advise as to which charities are to receive your fund’s income.

Establish a Charitable Remainder Trust This irrevocable trust holds assets such as cash and mutual funds. The interest and dividends are paid to you as taxable income. At the time of your death, the trust assets – known as the “remainder” – go to your designated charity. When you establish the trust, you will receive a donation receipt for the ‘remainder interest’ of the trust.

Donate a life insurance policy while you live You will enjoy certain tax credits and your charity will receive the total death benefit under the policy.

Donate publicly funded stocks or securities You will get a tax receipt for their full value and will not pay tax on the capital gains of the donated securities.

Establish a Charitable Life Annuity Set up the annuity for yourself, or for you and your spouse, and receive a lifetime income from the assets. Much of the annuity cash flow is tax-free and you will get a charitable receipt for a portion of the donations based on the amount of annuity income you receive and your life expectancy.

Establish a Private Foundation When you make a substantial donation, establishing a foundation allows your name or family’s name to be permanently associated with the cause you’ve chosen.

To be sure you give and get the most from your charitable giving plan, talk to your legal and professional advisors. Contact your own advisor for specific advice about your circumstances.

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