CSBE-SCGAB

Donating to the CSBE/SCGAB Foundation

The CSBE/SCGAB Foundation was created in 2003 with many objectives in mind:

  • To encourage the graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in Canadian Universities to participate in conferences and competition in the field of bioengineering, agricultural, food and biological engineering;
  • To educate the public in general about bioengineering, agricultural, food and biological engineering;
  • To award prizes to students for excellence;
  • To receive donations, legacies or other contributions in the form of money, securities or immoveables, to administer such donations, legacies or other contributions, to organize fund raising campaigns for the purpose of raising funds for charitable purposes.

We invite members and non-members to donate to the Foundation when you join CSBE/SCGAB-ASABE or at membership renewal time. It is also possible to make a donation to the CSBE/SCGAB Foundation by sending a check payable to the CSBE/SCGAB Foundation to:

CSBE/SCGAB Foundation
Department of Biosystems Engineering
E2-376 EITC Bldg, 75A Chancellor Circle
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 5V6

To donate by credit card, please call/fax the Society Secretary (John Feddes):

Phone: 1 (780) 487-2648

A receipt will be issued for tax purposes for all amounts of =>$25.00 or on written request for any amount. Tax receipts for any tax year are normally issued in February of the next year. Be sure to include your name and complete mailing address.

The CSBE/SCGAB Foundation received its federal Charter June 13, 2003. The Letters Patent are listed below.

The Original Members of the Foundation Board of Directors were Lal Kushwaha, Digvir Jayas and Pierre Jutras. The current Board of Directors has the following members (updated on 2015-10-07):

Boards of Directors

  • Ramesh Rudra
  • Graeme Linkletter
  • Jim Wassermann
  • Lal Kushwaha
  • Hugh Fraser
  • Israel Dunmade
  • Harold Steppuhn
  • Ali Madani
  • Shiv Prasher
  • Pradeep Goel

Members

  • Martin Wrubleski
  • Digvir Jayas
  • Philippe Savoie
  • Pierre Jutras
  • Dennis St. George
  • Jan Jofriet
  • Garland Laliberte
  • Dennis Darby
  • John Higgins

Letters Patent

CSBE/SCGAB FOUNDATION: Excerpts from the Letters Patent

1.

(a) The name of this Foundation is:

“THE CANADIAN SOCIETY FOR BIOENGINEERING FOUNDATION”/”LA FONDATION DE LA SOCIÉTÉ CANADIENNE DE GÉNIE AGROALIMENTAIRE ET DE BIOINGÉNIERIE”

(b) The Foundation shall be governed by these Letters Patent and by the Bylaws in harmony herewith.

2. The objects of the Foundation are:

  • To encourage the graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in Canadian Universities to participate in conferences and competition in the field of bioengineering, agricultural, food and biological engineering;
  • To educate the public in general about bioengineering, agricultural, food and biological engineering;
  • To award prizes to students for excellence;
  • To receive donations, legacies or other contributions in the form of money, securities or immoveables, to administer such donations, legacies or other contributions, to organize fund raising campaigns for the purpose of raising funds for charitable purposes;
  • In the attainment of its purposes, however, the Foundation shall not permit its members, or their assigns, to recover in any form whatsoever, funds, which they have donated to the Foundation.

3. The operations of the Foundation may be carried on throughout Canada and elsewhere.

4. The place within Canada where the head office of the Foundation is to be situated is in: Winnipeg, Province of Manitoba.

5. To attain the objects of the Foundation, the directors of the Foundation, duly sanctioned by the members, may from time to time:

  • Borrow money upon the credit of the Foundation;
  • Limit or increase the amount to be borrowed;
  • Issue debentures or other securities of the Foundation;
  • Pledge or sell such debentures or other securities for such sums and at such prices as may be deemed expedient; and
  • Secure any such debentures, or other securities, or any other present or future borrowing or liability of the Foundation, by mortgage, hypotec, charge or pledge of an or any currently owned or subsequently acquired real or personal, movable or immoveable, property of the Foundation, and the undertaking and rights of the foundation.

6. The Bylaws of the Foundation shall be those filed with the application for letters patent until repealed, amended, altered or added to.

7. The Foundation is to carry on its operations without pecuniary gain to its members and any profits or other accretions to the Foundation are to be used in promoting its objects.

 
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