A group of United Way staff walk and cheer during the annual United Way campaign kickoff

Offering multiple donation methods can help more people get involved and participate with your campaign. Below you can download donation forms, learn about online giving, payroll donations, and determine if your special event qualifies for tax receipts. We also have helpful tax information to ensure you make the most of your workplace campaign.

Online Giving

Your campaign can go paperless with our online workplace giving tools. A personalized link is emailed to your co-workers, linking to our online system where they can choose the donation method that works best for them. If you’re interested in using the online system, take a look at these frequently asked questions or contact your campaign manager.


Donation Forms

These are the most popular paper forms. If you need a customized form for your workplace, please contact your campaign manager. If you’re looking for another donation form, please see our specialized donation forms below.

General Donation Form – For gifts of any amount from an individual

Corporate Donation Form – For gifts from companies, organizations, and other businesses.


Payroll Donations

Giving through payroll deductions is the most convenient way to donate. Payroll deductions benefit employees by allowing donations to be spread throughout the year. Learn how to set up payroll deductions for your workplace.


Special Event Tax Receipt Request Forms

These forms help record donations from your event and ensure United Way has the required information to issue tax receipts where applicable under the CRA guidelines. Please read through our Special Event Tax Receipt Guidelines to determine which form to use. If you have any questions, please contact your campaign manager.

Form 1: Tax Receipt Request for Special Event

Form 2: Tax Receipt Instructions and Receipt Request for a Gift-in-Kind

Form 3: Tax Receipt Request for an Auction Winner

Form 4: Tax Receipt Request for 50/50 or Raffle Winner

Form 5: Split Receipt Request


Specialized Donation Forms

These donation forms are specific for donor needs. Please contact your campaign manager if you have any questions about them.

Leadership Donor Donation Form – Tailored for donations of $1,200 - $9,999

Major Gifts Donation Form – Tailored for donations of $10,000 and over

Area Community Partnership Donation Form – Tailored for donations to United Way's community partnerships in Chestermere, Cochrane, High River, Okotoks, and Strathmore

Leadership Donor Gift of Securities Transfer Form – For gifts of securities between $1,200 and $9,999

Major Donor Gift of Securities Transfer Form – For for gifts of securities of over $10,000

Pre-Authorized Debit Form – Designed to arrange monthly donations directly from your bank account


Donor Choice Policies

United Way offers this added service to donors, giving them the option to designate any part of their donation to a registered Canadian charity. A $12 processing fee is subtracted for each designation to cover the cost associated with designating your gift. This allows United Way to remain focused on making a measurable difference in our community. Before you make a decision regarding designating your gift, please read our policies around designations.