Donation Options

You can donate to the Great Divide Trail Association (GDTA) in many different ways – all of which are greatly appreciated!  This page provides you with a number of options to support the GDTA’s mandate to maintain, protect, and promote the Great Divide Trail.  

The Great Divide Trail Association is a registered charity #761911718RR0001 and Canadian Not-For-Profit Corporation. All donations of $20.00 or more will receive a tax-deductible receipt. 

 Online Donations

When you donate using our online forms, you will automatically receive a tax receipt from CanadaHelps – the donation platform used by the GDTA. 

  • Online Dedication FormUse this form to make a GDTA donation in honour of someone for a special occasion or in memory of a friend or loved one. You also have the option of choosing a free e-card to be automatically sent to someone – notifying them of your tribute donation.

 Mail-In Donations

You can make a donation by writing a cheque and sending it by mail. Please make the cheque out to: The Great Divide Trail Association and specify in the Memo line that it is a donation.  

Mail your cheque to:

The Great Divide Trail Association
229 18A Street NW
Calgary AB, T2N 2H1
Canada

You will receive a tax receipt for this donation by mail or by email if you provide your email address.

Corporate and Matching Donations

Check with your employer to see if they are affiliated with a corporate donation platform such as Benevity. Many companies have workplace giving programs and may provide a matching contribution to an employee’s donation.  The GDTA has a cause profile registered with Benevity and has been the recipient of donations from many generous individuals and companies. All donations through Benevity are issued tax receipts. Learn more about Benevity here.

ATB Cares is a donation platform that matches contributions made by individuals. You can donate to the GDTA here on ATB Cares or through their listing of charities. They currently match 20% of an individual’s donation up to a maximum of $500 until their budget limit of matching funds is reached each month. If you plan to donate on this platform, consider doing so near the beginning of the month. Learn more about ATB Cares here. 

Gift in Your Will

When you are preparing your estate plan, you may wish to consider a bequest to the GDTA in your will. This a truly meaningful way to leave a legacy to maintain, protect and promote the Great Divide Trail for generations to come.  A bequest can also provide tax advantages for your final estate. 

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