Add your voice to the fight for reason, science and secularism!

 

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CFI Canada is entirely supported by donations from supporters like you.  We do not receive government funding. Your donations are put to use in many ways:

  • They support our events at which thousands of Canadians are  educated about reason and science.
  • They help support our staff as we take on the issues that matter  most to you.
  • They help support our lending library hosting one of the largest  collections of freethought literature in the country.

All of these things would not be possible without your commitment as a donor or member.

When you become a Friend of the Centre for Inquiry Canada or a donor, you aren’t just joining a community, you are making a statement. You are making a commitment to critical thinking, scientific literacy, secular humanism, and freedom of thought in Canada and across the world. By getting involved, you are adding your voice to the thousands of others who are ready to make a stand for science and reason.

Recently CFI Canada has worked on these critical initiatives:

  • Fighting against the Ugandan anti-gay legislation
  • Forcing the Catholic school system to allow Gay-Straight  Alliances in Ontario

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There may be significant tax advantages and creative ways for you to support CFI Canada.

Planned Giving: Wills, bequests, gifts of life insurance and other strategies can be a way to make a significant contribution to CFI Canada.  We urge you to speak with your legal and financial advisors about making a planned gift to a CFI Canada and other charities of your choice.  Click here for further tips and information.

Gifts in Kind: Did you know that gifts of products and services may qualify for a charitable tax receipt?  Canada Revenue Agency has rules and guidelines which apply, but gifts such as these may be an effective way to get involved with CFIC.  Scrap car to get rid of?  Maybe you have a time-share property you no longer use?  Click here for other gifts in kind ideas.

Employee Giving: Don’t forget the local United Way campaign or your company’s employee giving programme.  All you need to do is advise of CFIC’s charitable number 83364 2614 RR0001 and your payroll gift can be forwarded to CFIC. More information here.

 

 

Will You Make a Commitment to Reason and Science Today?

 

Make a One Time Gift

CFI Canada is a registered charity – all donations to CFIC are tax deductible.  For more information contact us at membership@cficanada.ca

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CFI Canada is a registered charity – all donations to CFIC are tax deductible.  For more information contact us at membership@cficanada.ca

Join As a Member

What do you get as a member?

ALL Members

  • Are included in the CFIC governance model as “Friends of the Centre For Inquiry”
  • Receive “Critical Links” – a e-newsletter from the National Executive Director regarding organization business
  • One Guest pass valid for 2-for-1 admission to a CFIC event
  • Discounted admission to CFIC events (those with a ticket price)
  • Receive advance notice of events in your community (prior to public notice)
  • CFIC Membership Card
  • CFIC sticker or button

FAMILY  Members

  • Receive one extra Membership Card for a family member (same membership number – family membership does not entitle extra voting)
  • discounted entry for two adults and children under 16 (events with a ticket price)

“PREMIUM” Members

  • Receive a charitable receipt for the gift value above the individual membership fee
  • Special invitations/notice of premium events from the National Executive Director and/or Board Chair (prior to general membership)

 

Annual Membership Options

Family, Student and Individual memberships do not qualify for a charitable receipt under Canada Revenue Agency guidelines.  All memberships above $80 will be issued a tax deductible receipt for the portion exceeding the individual membership value.  For more information contact us at membership@cficanada.ca

 

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