The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is a registered charitable organization under the terms of the Income Tax Act. Our CRA registration number is 11912 6282 RR0001.
The RASC is pleased to be able to offer its donors several options for contributing to the work of the Society. Donations can be directed in one or more of the following areas:
General Purposes of the Society
The Ruth Northcott Memorial Fund
The Millman Endowment Fund
NOTE: The Society will issue a tax receipt for all donations over CDN $25.00. Visa and MasterCard are accepted and processed in Canadian funds only.
Funds donated to the General Purposes of the Society are used to support our ongoing work. These funds are not allocated to a specific purpose, but are used to support infrastructure, Society development and special projects. A portion of the Sustaining Membership program donations are allocated to this purpose.
The Ruth Northcott Memorial Fund was established in 1970 in memory of Ruth Northcott. The fund helps to finance the annual Ruth Northcott Memorial Lecture, improving Society educational aids, providing facilities and equipment to support education and to support outreach programs.
The Peter Millman Endowment Fund was established as a sustaining fund for the Society. Income from it shall be used for the promotion and advancement of Society objectives.