RCA Heritage Fund
The RCA Heritage Fund (“the Heritage Fund” or, “the Fund””) is a non-public property (NPP) entity of the Canadian Armed Forces as defined by the National Defence Act.
It comprises monies collected for the purpose of supporting the non-public affairs of The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery.
Such monies are derived from voluntary contributions from members of the Regimental Family and Friends of the Regiment.
As a Canadian Armed Forces NPP entity, the RCA Heritage Fund is categorized by the Canada Revenue Agency as a “qualified donee”. As such, contributions or donations to the Fund attract Official Income Tax Receipts issued by RHQ RCA on behalf of the Canadian Forces Morale & Welfare Services (CFMWS) Non-public Funds Accounting Office in Shilo, MB.
The RCA Heritage Fund is governed and managed in accordance with Canadian Armed Forces NPP regulations and the Fund constitution. Expenditures are further guided by the RCA Family Strategy.
Fund expenditures focus on supporting Line of Operation 5 of the RCA Family Strategy – Celebrate Our Heritage.
Expenditures are also made in support of Line of Operation 3 – Nurture the Regimental Family Institution and Line of Operation 3 – Connect with Canadians.
Supporters are invited to make a general donation to the Heritage Fund to be invested to generate income for future undertakings or, earmark their donation for the support of specific current programmes, projects or activities such as:
- Captain-General’s Diamond Jubilee Bursary
- “The Gunners of Canada – Volume III (1967-2001)”
- Support to the RCA Museum
- Shared cost of The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery Website
- Shared cost of the of The Royal Regiment’s monthly e-newsletter, “The Canadian Gunner News”