Student Open Circles is made possible through the generous financial support of individuals and groups. Here are the ways you can donate to the work of Student Open Circles:


Credit Card, Interac, Paypal

Donate Now Through!

Monthly or one-time donations using a credit card (Visa, Mastercard, or American Express), Interac card, or Paypal account can be made through Canada Helps. You will receive a Canadian income tax receipt from Canada Helps.

Donate through

Mail / Cheque

  • One-time gifts as well as post-dated cheques for planned giving throughout the year can be mailed to:

Student Open Circles
Togo Salmon Hall B110, McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON L8S 4M2

  • Please make cheques payable to Student Open Circles. You will receive a Canadian income tax receipt (Charitable Registration Number: 89144 4309 RR0001).

Interac e-Transfer

  • We accept Interac e-Transfers, which can be sent via online banking from participating financial institutions.
  • E-transfers can be sent to info [at] studentopencircles [dot] com.
  • This method does not allow automatically repeating donations.
  • There is no processing fee deducted from your donation, however there may be a service fee charged by your financial institution.
  • If you need any assistance on donating using Interac e-Transfer, please contact us for instructions.

Donate Securities and Mutual Funds

Donate Now Through!

Direct donations of securities and mutual funds can be made through Canada Helps. You will receive a Canadian income tax receipt for the current market value of the securities from Canada Helps.

Donate Securities

In-Kind Donations

In-kind donations such as office supplies, equipment, graphic design, printing materials, and food for events can be arranged by contacting us directly. Checking back here from time to time may give you ideas, or let us know if you have something you would like donate. Eligible in-kind donations will receive a charitable tax receipt.

Items Needed

  • Paper (white or colour, letter or legal size)
  • Used computers and office equipment
  • Printing and/or graphic design services
  • Food or catering for events
  • Small gifts for guest speakers and facilitators