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Donate to Design Professionals of Canada Foundation (formerly GDC Foundation)

We are asking for donations to help build our Operations Fund in order to help the Design Professionals of Canada Foundation (formerly GDC Foundation) become a registered charity. We hope to raise $10,000 to cover costs.

The Foundation offers scholarships, grants, and a benevolent fund. Read more about this worthwhile effort at

Please include your mailing address and email when you donate so that we can stay in touch. Check our our annual reports for more information. 

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e-Transfer to:  (no paypal fees are deducted!)

Use your credit card or Paypal: at this link.
(If you can, please add a bit extra to cover the Paypal fee.)

Or: Mail your cheque (payable to Design Professionals of Canada with “Foundation” in memo line)
to: GDC, Arts Court, 2 Daly Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6E2

By phone: To donate by credit card please call 1-877-496-4453. Our executive director will return your call to take your details.

  • Contributors are listed on the GDC site as well as in publications such as the Annual Report. If you wish your contribution to be attributed to someone (ie. In honour of...,  In appreciation of..., In memory of...) or if you would like it to be anonymous, please email

To discuss bequests, named grants or special donations
contact Peggy Cady, GDC Foundation Chair
Email: or phone: 250-386-6215