Ways to Support IPS

Indigenous Perspectives Society: Centre of Excellence in Community Education (IPS) is a charitable and not-for-profit social enterprise that helps foster a deeper understanding of Indigenous perspectives, cultural differences, and the need for self-determination. IPS creates excellence through education and leadership. We strengthen lives and enable transformation that enhances capacity and wellbeing.  

We train leaders, governments, service providers, entrepreneurs, educators, social workers, parents, caregivers and youth who are using what they learn to develop and excel by building successful relationships and initiatives in their communities. 

Subscribe to IN Perspectives and our Impact Report

Subscribing to receive our Quarterly Newsletter and Annual Impact Report is a wonderful way to show your support for the Indigenous Perspective Society. By signing up, you will be joining a community of individuals committed to amplifying Indigenous voices and perspectives. Our team will be honored to keep you informed through our newsletter, IN Perspectives, and our comprehensive Impact Report. These publications are designed to provide you with insightful updates, stories of impact, and ways to get involved in our mission. We look forward to sharing our journey with you and appreciate your support.

One Time Donations

Your one-time donation will provide individuals, communities, and organizations with the invaluable opportunity to learn, grow, and take meaningful action toward reconciliation. By contributing, you are helping to bridge gaps between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities throughout British Columbia and across Canada. Your support empowers professional and personal development, fostering understanding and collaboration that are crucial for lasting change. Consider making a one-time donation today to be a part of this important work and make a significant impact on the path to reconciliation.


Monthly Giving

Monthly donations allow us to plan long term initiatives ensuring sustainable professional and personal development programs, fostering understanding and collaboration that are crucial for lasting change. Join us in making a continuous impact on the path to reconciliation. Your monthly contribution will create lasting benefits and help us achieve our mission “To provide culturally relevant training, research, and policy that advances and strengthens the lives of Indigenous people” more effectively.


Major Gifts

A major gift of $7,000 or more enables us to sponsor an entire cohort of individuals in need, allowing them to participate in our training programs at no cost. This generous contribution ensures that those who may not have the financial means can access valuable educational opportunities. By funding a cohort, you help empower participants with the skills and knowledge necessary for personal and professional growth, fostering a stronger and more inclusive community. Your significant donation will have a lasting impact, equipping individuals with the tools they need to contribute meaningfully to reconciliation efforts and positive change.



Legacy Gifts

A legacy gift to the Indigenous Perspective Society creates a profound and enduring impact on our mission and the communities we serve. By including us in your estate planning, you ensure that future generations will benefit from sustained support for our programs and initiatives. Your legacy gift provides the financial foundation necessary for long-term planning, enabling us to continue offering educational opportunities, promoting understanding, and fostering reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities. This lasting contribution helps secure the Society’s future, allowing us to expand our reach and deepen our impact. Your generosity will echo through time, making a meaningful difference for years to come.

To legally include the Indigenous Perspective Society (IPS) in your will, you need to provide specific information to ensure your bequest is properly executed. Here is what you should include:

  1. Legal Name:  Indigenous Perspectives Society: Centre of Excellence in Community Education

  2. Charitable Registration Number140988452RR0001

  3. Address664 Granderson Road, Langford BC, Canada, V9B 2R8

  4. Type of Bequest: Specify the type of bequest you wish to make. This could be a specific amount of money, a percentage of your estate, a particular asset, or a residual bequest (the remainder of your estate after other bequests have been fulfilled).

  5. Purpose: Indicate if you want your gift to be used for a specific purpose within IPS, such as a particular program or initiative, or if it should be used where the need is greatest.

  6. Executor Information: Inform your executor of your intention to include IPS in your will, and provide them with the necessary details.

  7. Sample Wording: Use precise wording to avoid any ambiguity. Here is a sample clause you could include in your will:

    “I give, devise, and bequeath [insert specific amount, percentage of estate, or description of asset] to the Indigenous Perspectives Society: Centre of Excellence in Community Education, located at  664 Granderson Road, Langford BC, Canada, V9B 2R8, with charitable registration number 140988452RR0001, to be used for [specific purpose or general use].”

It is recommended to consult with a legal professional to ensure that your will is valid and that your intentions are clearly expressed and legally binding.

  • IPS is a crucial resource for First Nations agencies in BC. Their training and policy programs are well respected nationally ensuring that BC First Nations are included in important national initiatives such as the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal.

    C. Blackstock, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society

  • We learn a great deal from you, as well as the confidence needed to go out into our communities and do this type of work.

    D. Baker, Aboriginal Social Worker