Gift and Estate Planning

Gift and estate giving, also known as legacy or planned giving, continues to be the most beneficial way to not only to support students’ education at Douglas College but their wider communities as well. Through gift and estate giving, you can leave a lasting philanthropic legacy while realizing tax savings.  


Create a named fund or endowment in memory or in honour of a loved one to support a particular area of study or program by leaving a bequest in your Last Will and Testament.

RRSP, RRIF and pension

Name Douglas College as a beneficiary of your RRSP, RRIF or pension to support a program or purchase needed teaching equipment.

Other legacy options

There are many ways to leave a lasting legacy, from donating cash, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, term deposits, real estate and insurance.

Are you part of the 56% of Canadians without a Will?

To celebrate Douglas College’s 50th Anniversary, the Foundation has partnered with Canadian Free Wills Network to provide 50 people with the opportunity to create a simple Last Will and Testament, free of charge. Contact Shannon McInnes for information. 

Charitable Registration No. 118887587 RR 0001

Help us do what matters

Your gift entirely supports Douglas College students and their learning experience. 


Get in touch

Have questions about including Douglas College in your legacy? Our Manager of Philanthropic Relations, Shannon McInnes, would love to speak with you. 

Phone 604 218 2657

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