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Why OCAD University needs your support

Gifts to OCAD U enable the university to provide new opportunities for learning and discovery, to push the boundaries and the future of art and design. Gifts to OCAD U provide financial assistance to our students and to help meet emerging needs and challenges. Gifts to our unrestricted funds also give OCAD U the flexibility to undertake critical new initiatives. Inspire creative thought by supporting OCAD U today! Learn how gifts to OCAD U make a real difference.

2015 Income Tax Receipts
If you are considering making a donation before the end of the year, please keep in mind the following deadlines in order to receive a charitable tax receipt for the 2015 tax year:

December 11th, 2015 - Deadline for donating gifts of securities to OCAD U to allow time for processing before the end of the year.
December 31st, 2015
 - Deadline for donations made by cheque. Cheques may be received into the first week of January but the cheque must be dated on or before December 31st and the envelope must be postmarked on or before December 31st.
December 31st, 2015 - Deadline for online donations.  Online donations greater than $10, received on or before December 31st 2015 will be provided a 2015 tax receipt.


OCAD University is a registered Canadian charity. No. 10779 7250 RR0001