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Become a monthly donor and receive a complimentary SOI Foundation calendar and pin! Your generous donation makes a world of difference in helping SOI to connect youth to nature and fostering positive change that contributes to healthy ecosystems, thriving communities and engaged young leaders around the world.

$5 minimum monthly donation to receive an SOI pin

$10 minimum  monthly donation to receive a 2019 SOI calendar and pin


Donate to the Students on Ice (SOI) Foundation through CanadaHelps to support:

  • Polar Expeditions: transformational journeys to the Arctic and Antarctic for youth;
  • Alumni Program: Personal and professional development opportunities for youth to further their impact post-expedition;
  • Arctic Youth & Partnerships Program: a comprehensive program aimed at lowering barriers, strengthening support, and increasing benefits and opportunities for Northern participants and alumni.
  • Outreach: on topics impacting youth and the Polar Regions including climate change; biodiversity and ocean conservation; reconciliation; mental health; Indigenous history & culture; and sustainable development through online resources, conferences, events and presentations;
  • Canada C3 Legacy projects: to celebrate the people and places that make up Canada’s three coasts;
  • The Endowment Fund to help secure the future of the SOI Foundation and our work.

Hear from our alumni to learn about the impact of their SOI experience through these Alumni Impact videos

The Students on Ice Foundation is a registered Canadian charity, BN 836648766 RR0001. Canadian residents can receive an automatic tax receipt through CanadaHelps.

The Polar Education Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) charity in the United States. Federal ID (EIN) 20-5853356. Donations can be made by cheque payable to the Polar Education Foundation.

For all questions regarding donating to the Foundation, please don’t hesitate to contact our Finance Manager Mary-Ellen Connolly.

Alumni Stories

SOI Expeditions are just the first step in a life-long journey of discovery. Learn more about our global community of talented and diverse alumni.

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Meet our Educators

A global team of scientists, elders, artists, musicians, historians, and industry leaders who help to foster a deeper understanding and appreciation for the Polar Regions through cross-disciplinary learning.

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Upcoming Expeditions

SOI expeditions are life-changing journeys to the Polar Regions to become educated, inspired and empowered young leaders. Learn more and apply!

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This website was made possible by a generous contribution from the Leacross Foundation.