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Donate to the Polaris Institute!


(For donations to the Indigenous Tar Sands Campaign, Idle No More or the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition please send an email to polaris (at) polarisinstitute.org)

How To Donate
To donate online using your credit card or debit card, you may do so using PayPal (no account required for one-time donations by credit card). Please see the "Monthly Donation" and "One-time Donation" options below. Once you click on the desired option, you will be directed to a secure section on the PayPal website to finalize your donation.

You may also mail a cheque to:

500-180 Metcalfe St.
Ottawa, On, Canada
K2P 1P5

Monthly Donation
To become a Polaris Institute sustainer and make a monthly donation, choose your desired monthly donations amount below and click on the "Monhtly Donation" button. (You must have or create PayPal account)


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One-Time Donation
To make a one-time contribution to the Polaris Institute please click on the "Donate" button below where you will be able to enter your desired amount. (No PayPal account required)To designate your donation please fill in the ‘Special Instructions to the Seller’ box on the second page.





Why Donate
The Polaris Institute develops tools for research, education and actions enabling social movements to challenge the power wielded by corporations in public policy making and bring about democratic social change. This important work would not be possible without support from individuals like you.

Receiving no government or corporate funding, Polaris Institute is reliant on support from individuals and organizations to ensure the continuity of our work.

We welcome donations to support any and all of our work, including our sponsored campaigns. If you would like to designate your donation to Polaris Institute specifically to one aspect of our work, just let us know!

For any questions or comments, please contact: polaris (at) polarisinstitute.org or call 613-237-1717x101

Note: the Polaris Institute is a registered non-profit organization in Canada and has 501c3 charitable status in the United States If you live in the United States and would like to make a $US donation and receive a tax receipt, please contact us for information.