Be The Difference

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is the world’s leading youth achievement award, bringing together practical experiences and skills to create committed global citizens and equipping young people for life. By donating to The Award you will be helping the next generation of young Canadians learn practical and social skills valuable to their personal and professional development.

Thanks to the valuable support of people like you since 1963, more than 500, 000 young Canadians have embarked on their Award journey, starting down the road to gaining valuable life skills, securing a better future for themselves and making a difference in the community around them.

Operating in every province and territory you can direct your monies so that it supports your local community and youth from your province. Your regionally directed support helps our divisions continue to enhance and promote The Award and sustain our mission of helping youth everywhere, regardless of their background or circumstance. 

For more information on strategic partnerships and how you can help make a difference, please contact us at info@dukeofed.org.  
Claire Verkuyl
Claire Verkuyl
Gold Participant
I am eternally grateful for all of the amazing opportunities this Award has given me.
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Sarah
Sarah
Gold Award Alumni
I was reminded that you are never too old to learn something new and set a goal to learn a new skill every year.
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Olivia Dey
Olivia Dey
Silver Award Achiever
After two years of doing the Duke of Ed Award Program, I am an aspiring 15 year old, ready to advocate for those in need.
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Sarah Sauvé
Sarah Sauvé
Gold Award Alumni
Thanks to my involvement in the Duke of Ed award program, the world is my oyster
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Vipul Gupta
Vipul Gupta
Silver Award Achiever
This program taught me to manage my time effectively, be self-motivated and enjoy every moment for what it is worth, because moments like these don’t come back.
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David's Story
David's Story
Silver Award Achiever
Since I started this journey to achieve The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, I have been focused on completing it!
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Ashley's Story
Ashley's Story
Alberta representative for the Prime Minister's Youth Council
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Romy's Story
Romy's Story
Gold Award Achiever
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Neetin's Story
Neetin's Story
Gold Award Achiever
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Malich's Story
Malich's Story
Gold Award Achiever
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Meera's Story
Meera's Story
Silver Award Achiever
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Robert's Story
Robert's Story
Gold Award Achiever
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Sarah's Story
Sarah's Story
Gold Award Achiever
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James' Story
James' Story
Gold Award Achiever
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Kendra's Story
Kendra's Story
Gold Award Achiever
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Fallon's Story
Fallon's Story
Gold Award Achiever
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Nick's Story
Nick's Story
Gold Award Achiever
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Vaughn Solomon Schofield
Vaughn Solomon Schofield
Lieutenant Governor - Province of Saskatchewan
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Dave Maynard
Dave Maynard
Award Leader
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Joanie Cunningham
Joanie Cunningham
Award Leader
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Heather Aucoin
Heather Aucoin
Award Leader
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Peter Himmelman
Peter Himmelman
Award Leader
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Philip Crawley
Philip Crawley
Publisher & CEO - The Globe and Mail
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Tye Burt
Tye Burt
President & CEO - Kinross Gold Corporation
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Bob Quartermain
Bob Quartermain
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Pretium Resources Inc
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Anthony Von Mandl
Anthony Von Mandl
Founder - Mission Hill Family Estate
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