Giving from the United States

Alumni and families

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 using the donation receipt issued in Canadian dollars. The usual U.S. donation limits apply.

On your tax return make a note that you or your family members are a Western graduate or student.

Give Online

The fastest way to give to Western is to make a gift online.

Give by Phone

Call 519-661-4200 or 1-800-423-9631 (toll free)

Give by Mail

Your gift can be mailed with a completed Western Donation Form (PDF, 161 KB) to:

Annual Giving
Western University
Westminster Hall, Suite 260
London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 3K7

Cheques and money orders should be issued to Western University.


Friends, Corporations, Foundation, Estates and Trusts

All other American citizens or residents wishing to make a charitable donation and receive a donation receipt in US currency 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).

By Mail

Your gift can be mailed to:

The University of Western Ontario Foundation Inc.
471 North Broadway, #156
Jericho, NY
11753-2106

Cheques and money orders should be issued to The University of Western Ontario Foundation Inc.

By Wire Transfer

Alternatively, funds may be wired to The University of Western Ontario Foundation Inc. Please contact donations@uwo.ca for wire transfer information.