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Champion Donor Program

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Established in 1992, the Ontario Woodlot Association (OWA) is a not-for-profit organization governed by an elected, volunteer board of directors. Our members own and manage woodlots throughout the province and include individuals and organizations that support our goals. We are working to ensure that Ontario’s privately owned forests will continue to contribute to the health of our society, our environment and the economy.

The work undertaken by the OWA and its chapters is funded from a number of sources including membership fees, foundation and government grants, as well as donations.

Since 2011, the OWA has developed and spearheaded a Champion Donor Program (CDP) to generate funds to continue to provide our services. With these funds, the OWA is better positioned to stay on top of key issues such as invasive species, climate change, species at risk, watershed management, wildlife protection etc. All funds are applied to OWA’s objectives and to provide woodlot owners with relevant woodlot tours, workshops, newsletters and other publications, hands-on-activities, woodlot conferences, etc.

Donors in our program shall:

  • receive a thank you note for their donation;
  • be recognized in an issue of the quarterly newsletter The Ontario Woodlander;
  • be recognized on the OWA website, and
  • be recognized at the OWA Provincial Annual General Meeting and woodlot conference.

Consider becoming a Woodlot Champion by making a donation. 

Donate now – using our secure online payment feature by PayPal, MasterCard or Visa;

Donate by cheque – complete a donation application and mail in your gift; or

Donate by telephone – please call us at 613-713-1525

We Value Your Input

We value input from our donors and members. Please do not hesitate to contact us at 613-713-1525 or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , if you have any questions or suggestions about our Champion Donor Program or your donation. We truly appreciate your support.

The Ontario Woodlot Association is an incorporated non-for-profit organization however; we are not a registered Canadian charity and are unable to issue official donation receipts that qualify for charitable tax credits. Receipts for other purposes will be issues upon request.

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