Ban Righ Centre

Ban Righ Centre

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Making a Gift

There are several ways you can give to the Ban Righ Centre.

We have two main areas of need:

  • support for programs and services
  • emergency bursaries for students

We know that each of our donors has a special reason for giving and we offer heartfelt thanks for your support. A tax receipt will be issued for your gift.

For assistance or questions about making a donation, please call the Ban Righ Centre director, Susan Belyea (613) 533-6000 ext. 74931.

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Photo by Bernard Clark

How to give

Queen's University
Gift Services
Old Medical Building
99 University Avenue
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6

  • Make a gift over the phone. Call 1-800-267-7837 to make a credit card donation. 
  • Drop off a gift in person. You can drop off gifts at the Ban Righ Centre or at Gift Services (room 101 in the Old Medical Building).

Give in memory or in honour

Gifts given in memory are a kind and generous way to remember and honour dear friends and loved ones. We are grateful to you for choosing to give in this way.

To give a gift “In Memory or in Honour”, you may send a cheque along with an instruction for us to the address above, or let Advancement know over the phone/in person. You will also have an opportunity to dedicate your gift when filling out the online giving form.


Leave a legacy

We would appreciate you remembering the Ban Righ Centre as a beneficiary under your will, trust, insurance policy or registered retirement plan. Please contact Susan (director) for more information on the gift options and sample designation language for estate related gifts to discuss with your advisor.


Eligible Funds for Donations

Funds for Programs and Services

  • The Ban Righ Centre for Mature Women – gifts are used to support the Ban Righ Centre programs and services

  • The Maureen Ewan Endowment Fund – established to provide support for general operation of the Ban Righ Centre

  • The Jean MacLean Fund – donations are added to the endowment and the annual interest payments are used to support Ban Righ Centre programs and services

  • The Ellen O’Rourke Merrin Kitchen Fund – donations are added to the endowment and the annual interest payments are funds are used for kitchen operations and equipment

  • The Barbara Paul Memorial Award – donations will be added to an endowed spring award fund which provides for a monetary award to a mature woman student each year

Funds for Emergency Bursaries

  • Alumna Association Academic Support Fund
  • Anita Tatar Bursary
  • Ban Righ Bursary
  • Barbara Wigle Bursary
  • Beattie Bursary
  • Bonnie Judge Memorial Bursary
  • Clara Farrell Brooke
  • Edith Shindman Houzer Bursary
  • Elspeth Baugh Bursary
  • Eva Adeline Baker
  • Helen Bracken Anderson Bursary
  • Helen Mathers Bursary
  • Jacqueline Hodgins Kelly Bursary
  • Janet and Ghazi Farooq Bursary
  • Joan Louise Arkett Crozier Bursary
  • John and Willy Van Gelderan Bursary
  • Judith Brown Bursary
  • Kay Wolstenholme Memorial Bursary
  • Martin Bursary Fund
  • Maureen Ewan Bursary
  • McQueen Bursary
  • Miriam Royce Bursary
  • Nancy Davies Bursary
  • OAM Webb Bursary
  • OSOTF Bursary
  • Sherry Mackey Memorial Bursary
  • Val Tancock Perkins
  • Veronica Strong Weisman Bursary
  • John and Willy Van Gelderan Bursary
  • Wilda Baker Parkinson Bursary
  • Women of the Class of Science ‘81 Bursary

If you are giving online, please type the name of the fund you wish to support into the “search for funds here” box.

If you are giving in person, over the phone, or by mail, please indicate the desired fund.

All bursaries are given to mature women students who demonstrate financial need. The list of bursaries is impressive; the need is greater. We are very thankful for your continued support.