The Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation

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Individual Giving

Ways to Donate

We rely on our generous donors to help us support a cleaner and healthier Lake Simcoe watershed. 

Thank You.

Give One-Time or Monthly​

Your gift plays a vital role in achieving our shared vision of a cleaner and healthier Lake Simcoe watershed that will inspire, motivate and enrich us all.

You can also donate by mail (please don’t send cash) or phone:

​Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation
120 Bayview Parkway, Newmarket, Ontario, L3Y 3W3 
Tel: 905-895-1281   Email:

Make A Tribute Gift

Make a donation in honour of a family member, friend, colleague, or a special event like a wedding or graduation and we will email your designee a special personalised card with your message. The card will acknowledge that a donation has been made, but will keep the amount of your gift private. 

Planned Giving

Leaving a Watershed Legacy (or planned gift) allows us to plan for the long-term health of our watershed. By making a planned gift you will support conservation projects forever!

It is a gift that is carefully planned through your financial or estate plan. It will require legal documentation and is made from your assets, not your income. It is arranged in the present to provide funds to the Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation at some point in the future.

There are many different ways to Leave a Watershed Legacy and they can be tailored to your personal and financial circumstances:

  • ​Bequests
  • Securities
  • Endowments
  • Charitable remainder trusts
  • Life insurance policies
  • Gift plus annuities

What are the benefits?

Besides the great personal feeling of doing something wonderful for the future of your children and grandchildren you will:

  • ​Contribute to the future environmental health of the Lake Simcoe watershed
  • Lessen current and future taxes
  • Lessen estate taxes
  • A lifetime income for you and/or your spouse

Before you Leave a Watershed Legacy, we strongly encourage you to seek independent, qualified advice from your accountant, estate planner or lawyer.

Donate your old car to charity at

Has your old car reached the end of its useful life? Do you want it disposed of in an environmentally safe way? Do you want to help protect and restore the Lake Simcoe watershed? Of course you do! We have the perfect solution. The Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation has joined Using eco-friendly recycling technology, accepts the donation of your old vehicles on behalf of Charity Programs like ours across Canada.

They do not take any fees for processing or handling your charity vehicle. 100% percent of the proceeds of your donated vehicle go directly to the Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation.

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1-800-465-0437 Toll free​

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