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Planned Giving

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At Vets without Borders, we cherish the vision and generosity of our donors who choose to leave a lasting gift in such a meaningful way

Planned Giving 

When you make a planned gift to VWB, you make a lasting difference in the lives of countless women, children and men in some of the world’s poorest countries, while at the same time honouring your personal financial and philanthropic goals. 

Please contact us for more information. For advice on any planned giving opportunities, we strongly recommend you directly consult your financial advisor.

  • What is planned giving?

    Planned giving involves arranging a gift to VWB/VSF which will be used during your lifetime or at your death. It is a personal, tailored gift, which honors your family and your own personal goals. Planned gifts help VWB/VSF to continue its work around the world for the long term. Planned giving is a way of perpetuating your support into the future. It is one of the most lasting and generous ways of giving to VWB/VSF. We urge you to consult with legal and financial professionals when considering a planned gift.

  • Charitable Bequests

    You can make a bequest in your will, which is an instruction that a certain amount of money, percentage of estate, piece of property or asset be given to VWB/VSF upon your death. VWB/VSF will issue a donation receipt for the gift, which can also result in significant tax savings.

  • Naming VWB/VSF as the beneficiary of a life insurance policy

    You can give a major gift by naming VWB/VSF as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy. You can give VWB/VSF a dollar amount, a percentage of the policy or beneficiary of the remainder of benefits. Life insurance gifts can work in a number of ways. For more information, please contact our office.

  • Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs) & Registered Retirement Income Funds (RRIFs)

    Gifts of RRSPs or RRIFs are eligible for donation receipts, which can result in significant tax savings during your year of death or the tax year preceding death.

  • Stocks & Securities

    Tax rules make it easy to give stocks, bonds, futures and options, as well as shares in mutual funds, and pay no tax on the capital gain. This can greatly reduce the out-of-pocket expenses of making a donation.

CODE OF ETHICS & REGISTRATION

Veterinarians without Borders values our donor relationships. We adhere to the standards published by Imagine Canada's Ethical Code Program, which lays out a set of principles for charitable organizations, and assures that they manage and report their financial affairs responsibly.

Canadian Charitable Registration Number: 84146 9547 RR0001

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