The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority

Make a Donation

With your goodwill, some of the most beautiful things can last forever. Things like: 

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Nature Trails

Girl at mud kitchen

Environmental Education

Volunteers installing Christmas trees along a river bank

Healthy Rivers & Streams

Moss cover rocks

Protected Areas

We look to you to help us secure a sustainable environment for our future. Here are some ways you can support NVCA

Make a monetary donation

Donate online

Christmas Bird Count for Kids


Sponsor a child to
attend Tiffin's summer day camp


Environmental Education

Support school yard programs and field trips to the Tiffin Centre

Child in wheelchair and toddler looking through a fence

Sponsor a

Ensure accessible trails for all conservation area visitors​

Two people in a teal canoe paddling through the Minesing Wetlands

Significant Lands Acquisition

Help preserve world-class wetlands, waters and escarpments

Two people in a teal canoe paddling through the Minesing Wetlands

Restoration and Rehabilitation

Protect and restore streams, rivers and wetlands

Donate by cheque

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.

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

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

Make an in-kind donation

NVCA gratefully accepts in-kind donations

Donate your land

NVCA is honoured to be the recipient of lands that have been donated by individuals, families or organizations who want their land to be conserved for the benefit of the environment and future generations. 

Land donations are eligible for a charitable tax receipt for fair market value.

If you wish to retain ownership of your property, options may include management agreements, leases, or legal restrictions on title, such as conservation easements. 

Make a bequest

Create your own legacy for conservation in the Nottawasaga watershed. 

As part of your estate planning, consider making a gift to NVCA to carry on its environmental work well into the future. 

NVCA has been working hard for more than 60 years and takes good stewardship of the watershed seriously. 

Our projects include restoring rivers, streams, wetlands as well as tree forests. 

Volunteer your time

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.

For more information about in-kind donations, please contact NVCA’s Director, Conservation Services, Kyra Howes

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.

Donation Information

Registered Charitable Number: 107787780RR0001

Charitable Tax Return on Canada Revenue Agency

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