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Become a Donor

Become a donor and help TIRF provide road safety knowledge that saves.

The Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) is funded by charitable donations and memberships as well as by project grants and contracts.

Established as a national charity since January 1964, TIRF receives and depends on contributions and donations to conduct independent research, identify emerging issues, advocate change and provide services to the public. TIRF gratefully acknowledges the many concerned companies, corporations, associations and governments who support the Foundation’s efforts to reduce the losses that occur from road crashes.

Member Type


Donation Amount


Diamond Member Services

Tax Receipt

Certificate of Appreciation

Digital copy of TIRF quarterly Bulletin

Recognition of membership in the Annual Report

Voting Rights at the Annual General Meeting
Held before June 30th annually
Only members are eligible to vote for:
> Approving the slate of nominees for the Board of Directors
> Approving the Auditors

Notice of meetings and activities in road safety through e-mail subscription list

Digital TIRF donor badge to post on your organization’s website according to level

Complimentary digital copies of all new reports and publications through e-mail subscription list or by request (

Immediate communication of all TIRF media releases & new research reports through e-mail subscription list

Priority access to TIRF library searches and access external library database searches on road safety topics

Mention of Donor status with website link on donor page

Mention of Donor status with hyperlinked logo on donor page

Right of first refusal to sponsor specific TIRF projects aligned with your organization’s road safety priorities

Access to TIRF’s international network of road safety professionals representing research and practice.

Priority access to expert advice and best practices on road safety issues, nationally and internationally.

Interview with President & CEO, COO or senior staff to provide content for an article, blog, newsletter, podcast, or publication from your organization.

Donor visibility in one annual TIRF blog acknowledging top donors and describing work made possible by your donations.

Rely on TIRF staff as subject matter experts (as needed) to support media interview requests your organization receives.

Proud Donor crest for charitable print / electronic publications

Proud Donor banner for charitable print / electronic publications

Annual 90-min strategic discussion with TIRF President & CEO or COO regarding your organization’s current road safety priorities, projects. TIRF will also share an update about their work that is underway or in development.

Drop It And Drive® road safety program privileges

Drop It And Drive® – One free workplace safety virtual seminar* * up to 100 participants and one free youth presentation
Drop It And Drive® – One 50% off workplace safety virtual seminar up to 50 participants and one free virtual youth presentation
Drop It And Drive® – One 25% off workplace safety virtual seminarup to 25 participants and one free virtual youth presentation
Drop It And Drive® – One free youth virtual presentation

For more information about how you can make a difference, contact TIRF at or toll-free 1-877-238-5235.

To make a donation by cheque, please make it payable to:

Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) • 171 Nepean Street, Suite 200 • Ottawa, Ontario Canada K2P 0B4

TIRF is a registered Canadian charity. Registered Charity No. 10813 5641 RR0001