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Ways to give

Canada Helps

Donations can be made online through Canada Helps by filling out the Make a Donation form on this page. Canada Helps is a secure online platform that facilitates fundraising for charitable organizations. If you donate through this method, Canada Helps will send you your charitable donation receipt by email. Through the Canada Helps form on this page, you can make a general donation to MTRI's programs or donate to one of our two student funds by clicking on the "fund" drop down menu in the donation form.


Steve Mockford Memorial Student Research Award

As builder and mentor, Steve shaped the direction of MTRI and inspired student researchers at Acadia University, MTRI and beyond. This award honours these contributions by providing support for post-secondary student research activities in conservation science.


Clapp Conservation Award

The Clapp Conservation Award honours the remarkable efforts of Diane and Harold Clapp, founding members and long-standing volunteers who have led by example. The purpose of this award for high school and undergraduate students is to encourage and build youth capacity for conservation in southwest Nova Scotia.


Direct to MTRI

Donations by cheque can be mailed to:

     Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute
     Box 215, Kempt, NS B0T1B0

We also accept donations by e-transfer, Paypal and more! Please contact us or call our office at 902-682-2371 to discuss options. Your charitable receipt will be mailed or emailed to you following receipt of your donation.

Thank you!

We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of our past and present donors. We are grateful for your generous contributions, which continue to support many of our species at risk and ecosystem programs. Over the years, your donations have contributed directly to species at risk recovery, conservation volunteer programs, accommodation upgrades, youth outreach and more.