What Girls’ Education Can Be… With Your Help!

For 130 years, a strong community of parents, alumnae, students, and friends have kept Trafalgar thriving and helped us be at the forefront of girls’ education. We are proud of our history and want to build on our legacy by ensuring we remain relevant and innovative. We need everyone, including You, to dream with us and help realize Trafalgar’s ultimate goal – to be everything girls’ education CAN be!

To each donor, we send our thanks. If you have not yet made a gift to Trafalgar, we ask that you consider joining our donors by making a gift today.

Ways to Give:

Credit Card

Credit Card

Donate online now, or if you prefer, contact Kelly Carrier, Annual Giving and Community Relations Coordinator, at 514-935-2644, #219 to provide your donation details.

*Donations made online will generate a Canadian tax receipt. If you would like to receive a U.S. or foreign tax receipt, please click Donations by Cheque.


Cheque

Cheque

To be issued a Canadian tax receipt:

You may mail your cheque (payable to the Trafalgar-Ross Foundation) to:

Advancement Office

Trafalgar School for Girls

3495 Simpson Street

Montreal, QC H3G 2J7

To be issued a U.S. tax receipt:

If you are a U.S. resident and wish to make a donation and receive a U.S. tax receipt, please address your donation to:

FRISBE (Friends of Independent Schools & Better Education)

811 Karl Johan Avenue North

Tacoma, WA

USA 98406-1047

Please note on your cheque that you wish FRISBE to direct the donation to Trafalgar School for Girls. FRISBE will issue a U.S. tax receipt to you.

FRISBE is a registered non-profit corporation in the USA. It will accept cheques only. Cheques must be made payable to FRISBE.

UK/Netherlands

Give through Charities Aid Foundation. Contact Sharon Cozens, Director of Advancement, 514-935-2644 x 237, or cozens@trafalgar.qc.ca


Gifts of Securities

Gifts of Securities

Gifts of appreciated securities are exempt from the taxation of capital gains. Donors are not taxed on the capital gains accrued on securities such as public company shares, bonds, mutual fund units and employee stock options, when donated to a registered charity such as the Trafalgar Ross Foundation. Please contact Sharon Cozens, Director of Advancement, at (514) 935-2644, #237 to further discuss how this type of donation may be beneficial to you.

Donations of Securities

Share donations should be transacted “broker to broker”. Upon receipt of the shares, the shares are sold immediately and the Foundation will issue a receipt according to the closing price. In the case of thinly traded securities, the amount of the donation receipt will be equal to the actual proceeds received from the sale.

Transaction Instructions

Please instruct your broker to contact:

Robert A. McKenzie, Investment Advisor

MacDougall, MacDougall & MacTier

Place du Canada, Suite 2000

1010 de la Gauchetière O., Montreal, QC H3B 4J1

Tel: 514-394-3038

Direct Fax: (514) 871-1481

Email: bmckenzie@3macs.com

Trafalgar School for Girls Account Information

Foundation Account #1JJ-P30A-0

Assistant Advisor: Lynn Perry

Tel: (514) 394-3080

Direct Fax: (514) 871-1481

E-mail: lperry@3macs.com

Any further questions related to the share transfer can be directed to:

Alicia Black, Business Manager
Trafalgar School for Girls

3495 Simpson St., Montreal, QC H3G 2J7

Tel.: (514) 935-2644, ext. 229

Fax: (514) 935-2359

Email: ablack@trafalgar.qc.ca


Legacy Gifts

Legacy Gifts

The decision to remember Trafalgar in your will can have a huge impact on the lives of future students. Past legacy gifts have gone towards student bursaries, as well as contributed to major improvements to the school. Please mention your wish to support Trafalgar to your financial planner or wealth management consultant.

Legacy gifts can be made in the form of:

Bequests: Charitable gifts made through your will

Gifts of Insurance: Naming Trafalgar as the beneficiary of a new or existing insurance policy.

Charitable Gift Annuities: Guaranteed income for life while supporting Trafalgar School

Residual Interest: Property deeded to the school

Trafalgar School benefactors may be recognized in life or may remain anonymous.

For more information, please contact Sharon Cozens, Director of Advancement at Trafalgar School: 514-935-2644 x 237, or cozens@trafalgar.qc.ca


Matching Gifts

Matching Gifts

You may work for a company or organization that matches the donations of its employees, which would allow you to double the impact of your gift. Please speak to your Human Resources Department to confirm if your company matches donations and obtain the necessary forms.