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Endowment 150 to Contribute to Your RDSP Fund

Beginning in the Fall of 2009, the Vancouver Foundation's Endowment 150 will provide a one-time contribution of $150 towards your Federal RDSP account.

June 9, 2009

Visit the Endowment 150 website for more information: http://www.endowment150.ca/

Who can apply

  1. Residents of BC with a disability who have received income assistance any time after January 1, 2008
  2. Children with a disability who are residents of BC whose parent or guardian has been in receipt of provincial income assistance anytime after January 1, 2008

To receive the Endowment 150:

  1. You are eligible for the Federal Disability Tax Credit (DTC)
  2. You can provide a RDSP number and verification of a minimum $25 deposit - a copy of a transaction record or bank confirmation is to be included with your application
  3. You are under 60 years of age - our $150 gift is to go towards your RDSP, and to be eligible for RDSP you must be under 60.