Fundraising

You are Agents of Change

Silent Voice programs and services create the type of impact you want to see flourish in society. Coming together as individuals, corporations, foundations, and service clubs, you provide support that is critical for members of the Deaf community to be served by Silent Voice programs and services. Together with our clients and their families, and your generosity, we can:

Empower Deaf Adults – through an array of accessible direct client services and educational programming in ASL

Engage Children and Youth – through accessible recreational, sports, social, and leadership programming in ASL

Bring ASL home – through ASL education and resources to Deaf infants, children & youth, and their Families

Together, we can remove barriers and ensure an equitable society for EVERYONE. Your generosity makes a difference every single day!

Our Commitment to Donors

Philanthropy is a heart-centered activity. It is the voluntary action by donors to make the world a better place by rallying around an organization that fulfills their vision for social change. To assure Silent Voice Canada becomes the perfect vehicle that helps donors realize their goal of making a difference, and merits their respect, trust and confidence, we declare that all of our donors have these rights:

  1. To be informed of Silent Voice Canada’s mission, programs and services and the major landmarks it accomplishes in reaching its vision
  2. To be informed of the way Silent Voice Canada intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purpose
  3. To be informed of the identity of those serving on Silent Voice Canada’s governing Board, and to expect the Board to exercise prudent judgment in its fiscal responsibilities
  4. To have access to Silent Voice Canada’s current financial statements and that of the past two years
  5. To be assured their gifts will be invested where it is needed most or where it is designated
  6. To receive timely acknowledgement, excellent customer service, and appropriate recognition based on Silent Voice Canada’s gift recognition levels
  7. To be provided information on how their gift has been invested in Silent Voice programs and the impact it made in the lives of members of the Deaf community
  8. To be assured that information about their donation is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law
  9. To ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers
  10. To provide feedback on the stewardship, solicitation and recognition they receive and participate in surveys that are designed to enhance and nurture these relationship cycles
  11. To be engaged directly with the cause by learning about the issues affecting members of the Deaf community and their families and understanding the barriers faced by the vulnerable members of the Deaf community
  12. To be given the opportunity to see Silent Voice programs in action and witness firsthand the impact they make in the lives of Deaf adults, youth, children, and their families.