The Development Office assists parishes and related charities of the Archdiocese of Toronto with their development programs. Our efforts support:

Materials, advice and staff assistance are available for the following programs.

Personal Giving

  • Gifts via credit card

  • Securities (stocks, mutual funds, bonds, GICs)

  • Life Insurance

  • Registered Retirement Funds (RRSPs, RRIFs)

  • Gifts from a business

  • In-kind personal property (coin collections, art, old cars, real estate, air miles)

  • Private “Donor Advised Funds” (usually administrated by bank or investment firm)

Planned Giving

  • Bequests in a Will

  • Estate Gift enquiries

Corporate Giving

  • ShareLife Corporate Campaign

  • ShareLife Community (employee giving) Campaign

  • Employee or Corporate gifts to a parish or Catholic charity

Pre-authorized and Sacrificial Giving Programs

  • Assistance for parish communities to enhance Sunday offertory collections

Capital Campaigns

  • Assist parishes with the strategy and implementation of campaigns for new construction, additions, or renovations to church buildings

Tribute Gifts

  • Living Gifts – You can celebrate special moments in life such as a wedding, a birthday, a retirement or the reception of a Sacrament by making a gift to your parish or favourite Archdiocesan charity in the person’s honour. Make a gift to honour a friend or loved one. The Archdiocese of Toronto will mail a personalized card to the person you honour. 

    If you are getting married or celebrating an important milestone and would like to make a gift in lieu of wedding favours or have donations in lieu of presents, please contact us at .