You can make a difference! There are many ways that you can support Lanark County Genealogical Society, a not-for-profit organization of family historians, whose aim is to assist members in researching family histories and in the gathering, recording and preserving of genealogical information pertaining to Lanark County.
- Make a monetary donation (details below)
- Become a member of LCGS
- Donating physical copies of family histories or related historical documents (details below)
- Purchasing LCGS publications or other items for sale
- Telling us about your ancestor(s) in Lanark County
Your donation, either large or small, is very important, as you are ensuring that this historical information will continue to be available for you and for future generations to come.
To Make a Monetary Donation
Make a donation online
Alternate methods for donating to LCGS now include wire transfer and online banking in CAD funds. Just contact us if you would prefer one of these methods.
Gifts by cheque
Lanark County Genealogical Society
47 Landsdowne Avenue, P.O. Box 20028
Carleton Place, Ontario K7C 4K3
Charitable receipts for income tax purposes are issued for all gifts. Canada Registered Charity #871716072RR0001.
How your donation will be used
Your donation will be used by our Genealogy Resource Centre to purchase or publish reference materials and books on Lanark County heritage and the early histories of our families. A portion will be used to pay for our publication distribution.
The Resource Centre is operated by group of volunteers, and no one receives a salary. There is no budget for the Centre’s activities and volunteers are not reimbursed for expenses related to their involvement. You can make a donation to celebrate a milestone achievement, graduation, birthday, anniversary, and wedding, in memory of a loved one or just to say “Hello”.
Monetary donations should be sent by mail to our postal address below. A letter will be sent on your behalf extending your good wishes, whatever the occasion. To facilitate this, please indicate the occasion and the name and address of the individual being honoured when making your donations. For In Memoriam donations, please also provide the name and address of the family involved so we can send them a letter.
To Donate Historical Material
The LCGS Resource Centre also accepts donations of printed and electronic historical material and information, including family histories, books, family bibles, scrapbooks, as they pertain to Lanark County.
In some cases, the materials you wish to donate may be better suited for Archives Lanark repository. In that instance, the Genealogy Resource Centre will make a recommendation and put you in touch with the appropriate person to discuss adding the records to Archives Lanark.