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How you can help


Transform the life of a child and family with your donation today.

Your generous support helps us meet the evolving needs of our communities.

How you can help

  • Individual Giving:
    •  Annual donation or Monthly Donation
    • Honourary Donation
    • Memorial Donation
  • Gift of Securities or Stock
  • Planned Giving
  • Corporate Giving

If you would like to give an in-kind donation, please contact us at FDMC@childdevelop.ca.

Based on donor eligibility, tax receipts will be issued for donations over $20. Click here to make a secure, online donation or mail your donation to 197 Euclid Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M6J 2J8. Cheques should be made payable to Child Development Institute.

For more information, please call 416-603-1827 or email the Fund Development Department.

Our Charitable Registration Number is 119292795RR0001.

More donation options

Corporate and Foundation Giving

CDI welcomes support from corporate donors, philanthropic trusts and foundations, and other organizations. Your support will be recognized on our website and in our annual report.

Consider one of the following ways to support CDI:

  • Plan an employee giving program – anything from Jeans Day to bake sales.
  • Support a specific CDI program or project that aligns with your organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Sponsor a CDI event.  
  • Donate items in-kind.


Mark a special or personal occasion like a birthday or wedding to celebrate a friend or family member, or a gift in memory of someone important to you.

  • Honourary Giving/ Giving in Recognition
  • Memorial Donation/Honour a Loved One/ Give in Memory

Gift of Securities or Stock

Consider a gift of securities. Donating securities is a simple process and an easy way to support the work being done at CDI. Click here to make a Gift of Publicly Listed Securities.

Planned Giving

A gift in your will is a simple and thoughtful way to reflect your commitment to building a better future for children and families in need. 

“I was scared and really didn’t know what to expect being in a shelter. It was especially hard for my 8-year-old.”

– Maggie, Mother and former CDI client

CDI works to provide critical mental health and support services to mothers like Maggie, as well as her daughter Krista, during life’s most difficult situations.