Give the Gift of Democracy

Samara is a non-partisan charitable organization that works to improve political and civic engagement in Canada, and is the country’s foremost organization dedicated to reconnecting citizens to politics.
If you would like to make a donation in honour of a colleague, family member or friend, you can easily and securely Give the Gift of Democracy online.  

Here’s how:

  1. Click here to be led to the Samara page.
  2. Click on the Donate Now button.
  3. Under Dedication and Gift Options, choose the appropriate “yes” option.
  4. Fill in the mailing details for your honouree.
  5. Select “Request that the charity send a card by postal mail."

We will send your honouree a thank you card signed by our Executive Director, Alison Loat, as well as a description of Samara and a copy of our latest research report.

Your honouree’s name will be added to our Funders and Partners page.

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