Gift To The Bow Valley SPCA

There are many options for planned giving that can provide you with tax benefits while helping the dogs and cats of the Bow Valley at the same time. A bequest to the Bow Valley SPCA will ensure the gift of "A New Leash on Life" for stray and abandoned animals. See our planned giving brochure.

To encourage charitable giving, Budget 2006 exempts donations of publicly listed securities to public charities from capital gains tax, effective immediately.

Additional information is available on the Government of Canada website.

A method of giving that is gaining popularity today is Planned Giving. In this area are gifts of:

  • Bequests through your will

Include the Bow Valley SPCA in your will.
Note: For more specific information, please contact us directly. We also encourage you to consult with a lawyer or other experts of your choice.

If you are considering a bequest in your will, the essential information you will need to give your lawyer is:

Bow Valley SPCA
123 Bow Meadows Crescent
Canmore, AB T1W 2W8

  • Life insurance gifts

Make the Bow Valley SPCA the owner and beneficiary of a life insurance policy. Special tax rules exist which may allow any life insurance premiums paid to be tax-deductible to you during your lifetime.
   

  • Gifts of assets, especially appreciated assets

Includes outright gifts of assets such as real estate, securities, cash or any other type of possessions. In addition to your community legacy, significant tax benefits may be available to your estate.

If you have questions or require more information, please contact us at: fundraising@bowvalleyspca.org