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​Make a Donation

With your goodwill, some of the most beautiful things in life can last forever. Things like nature trails, environmental education for children, healthy rivers and streams, woodland habitats and protected natural areas.

We look to you to help us secure a sustainable environment for our future.

Ways you can support the NVCA

Make a monetary donation

To donate online, click the "donate now" button below:

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To donate by cheque, please send it by mail to: 

  • NVCA, Attn: Donations, 8195 8th Line, Utopia, ON, L0M 1T0

Please indicate on your cheque which program you wish to support (see below), and ensure the name and address are correct so that you may receive your charitable tax receipt. All receipts will be sent at end of each calendar year.​

You may choose to direct your financial contribution to any of the following programs:

  • Camp Tiffin - sponsor a child to attend our summer day camp (Camp Tiffin Donation Form)

  • Environmental Education - support education for school groups, both at the Tiffin Centre and via outreach programs

  • Sponsor a Trail - help ensure accessible recreational pathways for all Conservation Area visitors

  • Significant Lands Acquisition Fund - help the NVCA to preserve world-class wetlands, waters and escarpments for future generations

  • Watershed Restoration and Rehabilitation - support stewardship programs to protect and restore land and water for drinking, recreation and wildlife habitat

Make an in-kind donation

The NVCA gratefully accepts in-kind donations. They support us in raising much-needed funds and are eligible for a charitable tax receipt for fair market value.

Donate your land

The NVCA is honoured to be the recipient of lands that have been donated by individuals, families or organizations who feel strongly that their land should be conserved for the benefit of the environment and for future generations. For those who wish to retain ownership of their property but seek future protection of it, options may include leases, management agreements or legal restrictions on title, such as conservation easements. For more information, please contact our Director of Lands, Operations & Stewardship, Byron Wesson, at (705) 424-1479 x.224 or

Make a bequest

Create your own legacy for conservation in the NVCA watershed. As part of your estate planning, consider making a gift to the NVCA to carry on its environmental work well into the future. The NVCA has been working hard for more than 50 years and takes seriously the responsibility of good stewardship of the environment for the future generations.

Volunteer your time

The NVCA values and recognizes the support and contribution of our volunteers. Volunteer opportunities are available on an ongoing basis through various programs including education, stewardship, events and maple syrup production. Members of the public are also welcome to join groups of like-minded individuals with a passion to protect and promote our Conservation Areas, such as the Friends of the Minesing Wetlands and the Friends of Fort Willow.

Donor Bill of Rights

  1. All donors are entitled to receive a charitable donations tax receipt.

  2. Donors and prospective donors will never be subjected to coercion or undue pressure.

  3. All reasonable efforts will be taken to honour any request by a donor not to be contacted at home by telephone or other technology; also, all reasonable efforts will be taken to honour requests from donors who are contacted by telephone to receive printed material concerning the NVCA.

  4. Any confidential information from or about donors that is obtained by or on behalf of the NVCA shall not be disclosed without the express consent of the donor.

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