Ways to Give

Find out how you can make a positive difference in the development of children and youth. A donation to YPT creates dynamic and exciting theatre experiences for and promotes creativity, critical thinking and confidence in young people.

Give online

You can make a donation online through Canada Helps.

You can plan a party through ECHOage, an online birthday party service where kids get the birthday gifts they want AND donate to charity! Please consider Young People’s Theatre as your charity of choice.

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Give by mail

To make a donation by mail or by fax, please print out and complete this donor form. Please send the completed form with cheques payable to Young People’s Theatre.

Young People’s Theatre or via fax: 416.363.5136
ATTN: Kristina Majnarich
165 Front Street East
Toronto, ON M5A 3Z4

Give by phone

Call Kristina Majnarich, Development Coordinator, at 416.363.5131 x248, to make your gift today.

Double the impact of your gift

Please check with your employer to see if your gift can be matched through a corporate matching gift program. You can double the dollars donated to inspirational theatre for young people!


Donor Benefits

In addition to supporting creative excellence for young people, donors may receive the following benefits:


Your Rights as a Donor

YPT values and respects each and every donor. For over 49 years, YPT has been accountable to donors and participants, ensuring that every dollar raised makes a positive contribution to the development of the children and youth that take part in our programs and productions. With this in mind, YPT believes that donors are entitled to the following rights:

  • To be informed of the organization’s mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.
  • To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organization’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.
  • To have access to the organization’s most recent financial statements.
  • To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.
  • To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.
  • To be assured that information about their donation is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.
  • To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.
  • To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors.
  • To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that an organization may intend to share.
  • To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.

The Donor Bill of Rights was created by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and the Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits. It has been endorsed by numerous organizations.

For more information on AFP or the Donor Bill of Rights, click here Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Donor Bill of Rights.