Ways To Give

Ongoing, sustainable funding is critical to keep DRIFCan’s exciting and promising research projects moving forward.



ATB Cares is a great way to support DRIFCan. ATB covers the transaction and credit card fees on all donations made through their giving portal so we will receive 100% of your donation. Automatic tax receipts are issued to donors through the Canadian Online Giving Foundation.

Click here to make a donation now.


Benevity.com based in Calgary, Alberta, helps charities focus on what matters. They facilitate corporate employee giving and volunteering around the globe and handle gift processing and tax receipts, helping ensure more dollars go to research. Ask your employer if they use Benevity or have an employee matching program.


CanadaHelps.org is Canada's online giving and fundraising platform and makes it easy to support your favorite Canadian charity, DRIFCan. Whether you want to give once, give monthly, donate publicly-listed securities or mutual funds for great financial benefits, you can do it quick, safely, and securely here. You can even join our ambassador Cole Byers and create your own campaign or give in tribute to someone special and you’ll receive a charitable tax receipt.


Be a part of something BIG and get social on #GivingTuesday and #ThankYouThursday. Check out our GivingTuesday.ca profile page and watch Dr. Shapiro's Diabetes Awareness Month research update on YouTube. Share far and wide with your Canadian friends via Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter and tag us. #GivingTuesdayCA 

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In the USA

We've partnered with Beyond Type 1 and the Charitable Aid Foundation to ensure US-based donors can support the Shaprio Lab's cure-based research at the University of Alberta. With the exchange rate, your donation goes further in Canada and helps keep the first-in-human clinical trials moving forward to accelerate the cure.

Donate via Beyond Type 1 here

Donate via CAF America here