FAQ

Frequently asked questions about giving to Mount Royal University

 

Yes. We issue receipts for all gifts of $25 and more. If you wish to remain anonymous, your name will not be published in our donor recognition materials online or in print.
The personal information requested on this form is collected under the authority of Section 33(c) of the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) for the purpose of administering alumni and development programs. The information collected will be used to update your records in our office. Questions concerning the collection, use, or disposal of this information should be addressed to: Executive Director, Mount Royal University Foundation, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary, AB, T3E 6K6, Ph: 403.440.7700 or Fax: 403.440.7788. For information on Mount Royal University's privacy policies visit www.mtroyal.ca/PrivacyPolicy/FOIP.
 
The Mount Royal University Foundation's Charitable Registration Number is 14062 1103 RR 0001.
Please contact us at 403.440.7700. A staff member will provide guidance and information to help you establish an award that reflects your wishes and Mount Royal’s needs.

Some of the types of awards you could consider include:

Bursary
Supports students in financial need.

Scholarship
Recognizes academic achievement.

Memorial bursary or scholarship
Pays tribute to a special individual who has passed away.
We gladly accept gifts of marketable securities as a way of fulfilling your pledge and are grateful for your support.  To make a gift of marketable securities, please note:

1. You endorse or sign over ownership of securities to Mount Royal University through your broker (see sample letters below with instructions for your financial advisor/broker for transfers). Please copy the Mount Royal University Foundation and Mount Royal University Financial Services on share transfer instructions.

2. Your financial advisor/broker will advise our portfolio manager of the details of the gift of shares (see instructions for your broker’s use below). The Foundation will work with Mount Royal Financial Services to receive the shares into the University’s investment portfolio.

3. RBC Dominion Securities will advise us when the transfer is complete. The fair market value of the shares will be verified. This is the share price at the end of trading on the date of transfer, multiplied by the number of shares.

4. Once appropriate supporting documentation as confirmation that the gift has been received, the Foundation will issue a tax receipt for the fair market value of the gift.

Donor Instructions to Broker

RBC Dominion Securities

Broker Instructions

RBC Dominion Securities