BE PART OF THE TEAM BY SUPPORTING OUR ATHLETES!
To reach the podium, our athletes need rigorous dryland training, access to ski camps around the globe, superior year-round coaching, travel to national and international competitions, proper nutrition, essential mental performance support, and state of the art equipment. Donors play a significant role in ensuring our athletes have all the resources they need to reach their full potential and make Canada proud on the global ski racing scene. Below is a list of ways that you can make a difference in the journey of our ski racing champions.
Alpine Canada is a registered charity. Our charitable registration number is: 10016 4995 RR 0001.
CONTRIBUTE TO OUR ANNUAL FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN
On average, it costs approximately $200,000 per year to support an athlete with competitive ski racing programming. To make this possible, Alpine Canada relies on government partners, sponsors and generous donors who come together to empower our athletes to focus on one thing: skiing fast! Donations of any size can have a significant impact on the training and development of our athletes. By joining Alpine Canada as a donor, you can take part in their Olympic and Paralympic journey and have a stake in Canadian ski racing excellence. Support Alpine Canada and the next generation of champions with your donation today! Your support will have an immediate impact on Canadian athletes. Choose a one-time gift, or a monthly contribution. Online donations can be made here.
PODIUM CLUB MEMBERSHIP
Alpine Canada’s Podium Club appeals to individuals and corporations wishing to join an exclusive group of like-minded donors who are intent on moving the needle in ski racing excellence in Canada. By making a minimum contribution of $5,500 annually, Podium Club members have a direct impact on team operation funding and allow our athletes to be competitive on the world stage. As an added perk, Podium Club donors also have access to exclusive club and team apparel. Established in the late 1990’s and the clubs has injected millions into the successes of dozens of Canadian Olympian and Paralympians! Click here to learn more about the podium club.
EXCLUSIVE 100TH ANNIVERSARY ART
As part of Canada’s 100th anniversary of ski racing in Canada. Alpine Canada collaborated with ski team alumni Patrick Biggs to create a limited edition piece of art featuring three Canadian ski racing heros: Nancy Greene Raine, Steve Podborski and Erik Guay. The art includes these skiers’ signatures! Join the limited edition Centennial Club for $2,000 and receive your art in addition to a $1,500 tax receipt. All proceeds from the sale of the 100 limited edition canvases go directly to investing in the needs of our ski racing champions in Canada. To order yours, click here.
Alpine Canada invites donors to make a significant and lasting impact on ski racing in Canada by making a sizable investment in our sport. You can choose to help by making a gift or creating an award. Alpine Canada is pleased to help you select a program or multiple programs that best fit with your interests in ski racing. By creating an award, you can provide immediate support to a talented athlete or coach. For more information on these initiatives, please contact email@example.com.
GIFTS FROM THE USA
Alpine Canada welcomes gifts from friends south of the border wishing to celebrate and show their support for Canadian ski racing excellence. Thanks to our collaboration with the Canadian Olympic Committee, we have partnered with Charities Aid Foundation of America to enable U.S residents to make an impact on Alpine Canada and our athletes, and receive a U.S tax receipt. Your donation will be automatically transferred to Alpine Canada. Simply specify your wish to have your donation directed to Alpine Canada on the donation form. Online donations can be made here.
GIFTS OF SECURITIES
When you donate publicly listed securities, you are making an immediate impact towards the advancement of our athletes’ road to achieving their dreams, while not having to pay capital gains taxes. You will also receive a tax receipt for the closing price recorded on the day the securities are received into our account, or at sale value if securities are disposed of on the day of the receipt. For further information or to notify us of a transfer, please use this form.
EXPERIENTIAL AND EVENT GIVING
You can raise money by planning and implementing a successful community event in support of Alpine Canada and Canada’s next generation of high performance ski racers. Examples include hosting a fundraiser, a silent auction or a unique workplace event. Learn more by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
SKI WITH AN ALUMNI
What if you could enjoy a once in a lifetime skiing experience with a ski team alumni all the while helping to support the current generation of champions? You and up to three guests can enjoy a half day or full day of skiing with an inspirational athlete and learn more about their incredible journey. Fully customizable, the day can include skiing tips, a guided mountain tour and even ski team apparel! Create memories to last a lifetime all the while helping our athletes chase the top of the podium! Learn more by contacting email@example.com.
By creating an endowed gift, a donor can help create a sustained source of funding for Alpine Canada. Funds in the Endowment are held in perpetuity; the income derived from these investments provides a long-term and predictable source of support. An endowed gift is an investment in the future of ski racing in Canada and a guaranteed way to support our talented athletes, coaches, and sport over the long-term. We invite you to be a part of our future with an investment in the Endowment or with the establishment of a named fund. To make an Endowment gift to Alpine Canada or for more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Planning a legacy gift in the form of a bequest in your will or in the form of a donated life insurance to Alpine Canada is an amazing way to demonstrate your love for our sport and your investment in high performance ski racers in Canada. A legacy gift allows you the satisfaction and joy of knowing that you are contributing to the ongoing success of Alpine Canada without affecting your income during your lifetime. In addition, gifts made to charitable organizations will offer significant tax benefits and a bequest to Alpine Canada will reduce the amount of taxes owed by your estate.
AEROPLAN MILES PROGRAM
Each year, Alpine Canada invests more than $1 million in travel expenses for our athletes and coaches to get to locations around the world for training camps and races. To offset the substantial cost of chasing snow, you can make a gift in the form of Aeroplan Miles. Thanks to your valuable in-kind gift, we will be able to redeem miles for our teams to travel to remote locations! Help our athletes take flight to their next podium result and give miles today by clicking here.
Each year, Alpine Canada hosts various auctions to raise additional funds in support of our athletes’ dreams. In-kind gifts in the form of items and experiences to Alpine Canada can make highly coveted items for our auctions! A hotel stay, a gift certificate for a restaurant, a vintage pair of skis, a pair of tickets for a hockey game, and a trip to an amazing ski location, are just a few examples of prizes that appeal to our vibrant community of bidders! All funds generated from our auctions are injected back into our athletes and Canadian ski racing system. To contribute a gift, contact email@example.com.
SHOW YOUR PRIDE: PURCHASE TEAM APPAREL
All net proceeds from the sale of Alpine Canada apparel on our online boutique is injected back into our athletes and ski team operations. With our quality product line, you are bound to look and feel good knowing you are wearing your pride all while empowering ski racing excellence in Canada! To visit our online boutique, click here.