Your donation will help the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust (HHLT) to carry out its mission of protecting natural heritage in Haliburton County for future generations. HHLT is a grassroots, volunteer-driven organization. There are real costs involved in protecting lands and waters in Haliburton County. We welcome donations from individuals, families, businesses, other charities and not-for-profits and corporate organizations that will help to offset expenses. Tax receipts will be issued for donations over $20.00. To issue a charitable tax receipt, the Canada Revenue Agency requires us to record your full street address.
Where do my donation dollars go?
Your donations help fund:
- Trail maintenance at Barnum Creek Nature Reserve and Dahl Forest
- Environmental assessments, legal and appraisal fees for property acquisition
- Stewardship and management costs at five properties owned, managed and protected by HHLT
- Public outreach to educate our community about HHLT conservation activities, projects and new initiatives
- Research that furthers our knowledge about species at risk and guides our property management activities and conservation planning
How can I donate to HHLT?
You can make a one-time or monthly donation in any amount through CanadaHelps.ca DONATE NOW
Cheque or cash
Cheques should be made payable to HHLT and mailed or delivered to Haliburton Highlands Land Trust, 739 Mountain Street, P.O. Box 1478, Haliburton, Ontario K0M 1S0.
You can call our office at 705-457-3700 to make a donation using your credit card.
Electronic funds transfer (e-transfer)
You can make your donation through your bank by doing an E-Transfer to email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
HHLT is happy to receive non-monitory donations from artists, crafters, individuals or businesses. Please contact the HHLT office if you have an item or gift certificate you would like to donate. These items will be used to help raise money for HHLT through our auctions or other fundraising events. HHLT will obtain a confirmation of value from a qualified source and will provide a tax receipt in accordance with CRA guidelines.
Gifts of Celebration and Recognition
Donations in recognition of a person, holiday, or other special event can be commemorated with a personalized card from HHLT. Honour those you love and admire with a gift to recognize a birthday, anniversary, special milestone or other occasion. Donations “in name of” are also an excellent way to recognize that person in your life who is committed to environmental conservation.
Gifts of Securities/Stock
The tax incentives are very attractive for gifting publicly traded securities. Stocks, bonds and mutual funds containing stocks listed on approved stock exchanges qualify. You are exempt from paying capital gains tax when you choose to donate your securities to the HHLT. Contact our office for more information
Please contact us if you have any questions or need assistance with a donation.
Haliburton Highlands Land Trust "Move for Nature" Challenge
You can help to raise funds for Haliburton Highlands Land Trust in support of nature and the five properties owned and managed by HHLT. Choose your activity, spread the word and ask your fiends, family and co-workers to sponsor you. You set the sponsorship amount and your end dollar goal.
Any activity is encouraged as long as you can do it in nature or with nature in mind. WALK, RUN, HIKE, BIKE, SWIM, PADDLE, KAYAK are all examples of activities you may choose. Be creative!
Please go to Canada Helps at www.canadahelps.org/en/fundraise for a step-by-step guideline to set up your HHLT Move for Nature Challenge page.