Giving

Now more than ever, Canada’s youth are looking for new ways to stay connected to each other, Experiences Canada is here to keep them together. Help us continue the conversations and allow Canada’s youth to learn from each other and explore the diversity of their country – one Experience at a time!

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Make a Personal Gift

Your donation ensures Experiences Canada can continue to open young people’s minds and involve them in a changing world, one experience at a time!

Please note, all donations of $20.00 or more will automatically receive a tax receipt.

 

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A pre-authorized monthly donation is a convenient way to plan your annual gift to Experiences Canada. By becoming a monthly donor, you can make a difference year-round. With your support, we can continue to connect Canadian youth and allow them to discover, to grow, to be heard, and to become Canada’s future leaders – one experience at a time!

Please note, a consolidated tax receipt will be mailed/emailed to you in January of each year.

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Celebrate the life of a loved one through a memorial donation or in honour of an extraordinary person in your life, a special anniversary or birthday. You can either make  a one-time payment, or provide ongoing support through a monthly gift.

You will have the option of sending  an e-card or you can choose a beautiful tribute card, both containing a personalized message and notice of your gift to the honouree or to the family of the loved one.

 

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To make a gift of stock or securities, please contact Rebecca Leikin, Director of Development at Experiences Canada at 1.800.387.3832 x 215 or at rleikin@experiencescanada.ca prior to your transfer of securities. You will be provided with the information required to complete the transfer of your gift.

SUPPORT OUR VIRTUAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM

 

Your gift will ensure THIS! Is Canada (Virtual Exchanges) becomes a reality for all youth.

As students & educators continue to express concern about the isolating impact of online learning, finding relevant and engaging ways to use theses technologies to connect Canadian youth together has never been more important! Experiences Canada is committed to ensuring that its programming is accessible across the country. Whether participating through traditional in-school learning, or virtually from the safety of their own homes, your support will enable the design and coordination of a new Virtual Exchanges program that inspires youth to guide each other in an exploration of the history, culture, and daily life in their communities..

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on our programming and know that many families have been severely impacted by the pandemic. Your gift also helps to ensure no youth is left behind due to changes in their family’s financial circumstances, cultural concerns or technological disadvantages.

Please join us in sponsoring a student, a class or by making your donation today!

 

SPONSOR A STUDENT

Your support will provide the registration costs for one youth

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SPONSOR A CLASS

Your support will provide the registration costs for one class / youth group (up to 25 youth)

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MAKE YOUR DONATION

Provide a one-time or monthly gift of your choosing

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All donations over $20 will be issued a tax receipt. 
As a thank you, all donations of $100+ will receive an Experiences Canada Face Mask ($20 value)

To mail in your donation, simply complete the donation form found here.

About Your Donations, Where & How They are used

Experiences Canada is a national youth organization that touches the lives of over 5,000 Canadian youth every year. For 85 years, Experiences Canada opens young people’s minds and helps them to see a broader world. We offer transformative learning opportunities accessible to youth across Canada – creating fun, safe, memorable experiences that deepen their connection to their country, enrich personal relationships, and build confidence and skills.

On behalf of the youth, families and educators that we serve, we sincerely thank you for your generosity. Together we continue to bring young Canadians together, to learn from each other, find inspiration, mentorship, and a renewed confidence to become more involved in making a difference in their own communities.  The work of Experiences Canada would not be possible without the support of our donors and sponsors. Together we are changing their world, one experience at a time.

Reciprocal Exchanges

Experiences Canada offers youth exchanges for participants aged 12 to 17 years old. The exchanges are organized between groups of 10 to 30 young people. By discovering a new community, young people deepen their knowledge of a second language, become aware of a new culture, remove social barriers, form new friendships, and develop greater self-confidence. Youth Exchanges Canada is an enriching educational exchange program that encourages participants to learn and gives them the opportunity to live life changing experiences. Join in supporting the 4,500 youth who participate each year in the Experiences Canada Youth Exchange Program.

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Youth Leadership Forums

Experiences Canada Youth Leadership Forums offer youth from across Canada the opportunity to lead and be part of an intensive ‘youth teaching youth’ experience, and provide educational leadership development, and volunteer work experience opportunities to youth participants.

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Online / Virtual Programming

There will be a time soon when we want our children to confidently go beyond their backyards, their neighbourhoods, and re-engage with the wider world. In the meantime, Experiences Canada is finding new ways to connect young Canadians to one another through online events, youth produced videos and virtual challenges for schools and individuals. We are there to support all the learning needs of our youth – history, Indigenous culture, climate change, mental health & wellness, and other pressing issues that youth are facing today and tomorrow. Whether it be through participating in an online webinar, supporting today’s educators with relevant resources and program materials, Experiences Canada is here to keep them together. We are maintaining connections and continuing conversations to allow Canada’s youth to discover, learn and be heard.

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Special Measures Funding

The Special Measures Fund was established for the express purpose of supporting youth who wish to take part in a youth forum or student exchange but may be unable to do so due to reasons beyond their control. As one of the most secure and accessible travel and exchange programs, Experiences Canada is committed to ensuring that no child is left behind due to cultural concerns, economic circumstances, physical challenges / barriers or geographical disadvantages.

Corporate Giving

Whether you are a national corporation looking to support the next generation of young leaders, a local business interested in giving back to your community, or a charitable foundation working to build capacity and improve the lives of Canadians, there is an important role you can play.

Funding Partnerships

The support Experiences Canada has received from our family of corporate partners, through donations, grants, sponsorships and travel bursaries,  has profoundly impacted and improved the  lives of young people throughout our country. Sponsorship and branding opportunities that highlight our corporate partner’s commitment to making a difference in the lives of young Canadians are available throughout the year. 

To discuss your organization’s goals and explore opportunities to partner with Experiences Canada, please contact Rebecca Leikin, Director of Development, 1.800.387.3832 x 215 or at rleikin@experiencescanada.ca

EMPLOYEE GIVING / MATCHING CAMPAIGNS

Many companies have a matching gift program that will double or triple charitable contributions made by their employees. Whether you have five or 500 employees, your company’s participation through an employee matching or giving campaign is a great way to engage your staff around a cause that matters and build a sense of pride among employees. Increase your company’s visibility in the community by designing an employee matching or giving campaign in support of Experiences Canada.

EVENTS

We are so grateful for caring individuals and groups who raise money for Experiences Canada in their own creative way by hosting independent community events. These events include everything from bake sales to golf tournaments.

Are you ready to organize your own fundraising event for Experiences Canada? All it takes is a little creativity, and the desire to make a difference in the lives of Canada’s youth in your own community!

To discuss third-party fundraising opportunities and how we can support you, please contact partners@experiencescanada.ca

Partners

Experiences Canada would like to thank all our funding partners for their generous support.

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Please join us in helping to engage, inspire and empower Canada’s youth to become the leaders and citizens of tomorrow. They are worth the investment!

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Formulaire de demande – Chorale virtuelle:

Remarque : Les frais de participation sont de 50 $ pour une séance de six semaines ou de 75 $ pour s’inscrire aux deux séances. Cela comprend les répétitions, toute la musique et tout le matériel requis, ainsi que la participation facultative au programme d’échange virtuel. Ces frais seront exigibles une fois qu’ils auront été acceptés dans le programme.

Expériences Canada s’engage à assurer un accès complet à son programme, peu importe la géographie, les capacités ou les circonstances économiques. Les demandes de financement de mesures spéciales limitées sont examinées au cas par cas.

Si vous avez des questions au sujet de la chorale virtuelle ou du processus de demande, veuillez communiquer avec nous à l’adresse communications@experiencescanada.ca.

Les candidatures se terminent le dimanche 3 octobre.

Les répétitions hebdomadaires auront lieu les mardis à 16 h, heure du Pacifique (19 h, HE, 8 h 30, T.-N.-L.), du 12 octobre au 16 novembre et du 1 février au 8 mars.

Virtual Choir application
Address / Adresse *
Address / Adresse
City / Ville
State/Province
Zip/Postal
I identify my gender as / Genre: *
Applications are open to youth 12-17 years old.
Which 6 week session would you like to sign up to (you may select both) / À quelle séance souhaitez-vous vous inscrire:

Tell us about yourself / Parlez-nous un peu de vous

What is your singing experiences / Quelles sont vos expériences en chant: *
List as many that apply
Do you sing high, medium, or low? / Chantez-vous haut, moyen ou bas?
Do you play a musical instrument? / Jouez-vous d’un instrument de musique?
eg: Possible scheduling conflicts

Collection and Use of Personal Information

As the parent/guardian, I hereby give my consent for EXPERIENCES CANADA to collect the personal information required for submission to the EXPERIENCES CANADA Virtual Choir. I understand that this personal information is required for the purposes of selection and program delivery and that it will only be used by EXPERIENCES CANADA or disclosed to select third parties who are acting as suppliers, service providers or who provide funds to EXPERIENCES CANADA and who have agreed to protect the personal information supplied by EXPERIENCES CANADA.

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En tant que parent/tuteur, j’autorise EXPÉRIENCES CANADA à recueillir tous les renseignements personnels requis pour participer à la Chorale virtuelle d’EXPÉRIENCES CANADA. Je comprends que ces renseignements personnels sont nécessaires aux fins de sélection et d’exécution du programme et qu’ils ne seront employés que par EXPÉRIENCES CANADA ou divulgués à des tierces parties qui agissent à titre de fournisseurs, de fournisseurs de services ou de bailleurs de fonds pour EXPÉRIENCES CANADA et qui ont accepté de protéger les renseignements personnels transmis par EXPÉRIENCES CANADA.

By checking “Yes” I indicate that I freely give my consent to the collection and use of personal information of this participant as set out above. // En cochant « Oui », j’indique que je donne mon libre consentement à la collecte et à l’utilisation des renseignements personnels, tel que décrit ci-dessus. *
I understand that my child may have the opportunity to express himself/herself verbally or in written form, create or appear in photographs and/or video recordings at any point during the EXPERIENCES CANADA virtual choir, individually or as part of the group. / Je comprends que mon enfant peut avoir l’occasion de s’exprimer verbalement ou par écrit, de prendre des photographies/de produire des vidéos, ou d’y figurer, à tout moment dans le cadre du programme de Chorale virtuelle d’EXPÉRIENCES CANADA, individuellement ou en groupe. *

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