Alumni and their family members (defined as spouse, children, grandchildren, parents and siblings) may make a charitable donation directly to Western University and receive a tax deduction for their U.S. income tax returns under the Canada-United States Income Tax Convention. The usual U.S. donation limits apply.
On your tax return make a note that you or family members are/were a Western graduate or student.
Cheques and money orders are payable to Western University. Please mail with your completed Giving to Western Donation Form (PDF) to:
Western Annual Giving
Suite 110, Westminster Hall
London, Ontario, N6A 3K7
Gifts via credit card can be made using our secure online donation form.
Credit card gifts may also be made by phone. Please call 519-661-4200 or 1-800-423-9631 (toll-free).
All other American citizens or residents wishing to make a charitable donation and receive a U.S. tax receipt should make their gift payable to The University of Western Ontario Foundation Inc. Western's Foundation Inc. (EIN #: 13-6620923) is incorporated under the laws of the State of New York and as a U.S. Foundation (a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization recognized under the U.S. Internal Revenue).
Cheques are payable to The University of Western Ontario Foundation Inc. and should be mailed to:
The University of Western Ontario Foundation Inc.
471 North Broadway, #156
Alternatively, funds may be wired to The University of Western Ontario Foundation Inc. All of the following information is required and must be clearly identified on the wire transmittal:
Bank of Montreal
270 Dundas Street
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 1H3
Direct Payment Routing Number: CC001
Transit Number: 00082
Bank Account Number: 4600-714
Swift/BIC Code: BOFMCAM2
Tax Identification Number (TIN): 98-6001623
Reference the Department of Advancement Operations
US Intermediary Bank: Wells Fargo
Swift Code: PNBPUS3NNYC
Logging into the Giving to Western web site at www.giving.westernu.ca allows you to:
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