Ryder Hesjedal’s Tour de Victoria is produced by The Ryders Cycling Society of Canada, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting cycling across Canada.  Through the Tour de Victoria, we are proud to support both national and global organizations as a component of this year's ride.

Opportunity International is a microfinance organization that unleashes the power of entrepreneurs in the developing world. Our innovative approach and services allow more people to expand their businesses, create jobs and change the world.

Opportunity International Fundraising Target: $100,000

  • 1 Loan in a year $130
  • 2 Loans a year $260
  • 3 Loans a Year $ 380

Ryders Cycling Society of Canada is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting both local and national cycling initiatives with a focus on general health and fitness, environmental impact, and the sporting and social aspects of cycling. RCSC is proud to support local and national programs for kids.


Fundraising Targets: $10,000


World Bicycle Relief is an international non-profit providing brand new, specially designed bicycles to help mobilize students, healthcare workers, and entrepreneurs through the Power of Bicycles. In many countries around the world, reliable transportation provides the biggest opportunity for an individual to improve their livelihood. A bicycle provides joy, hope, and opportunity – most importantly, the opportunity for a brighter future.

WBR Fundraising Target: $19,700 (100 bikes)

  • 1 WBR Buffalo Bicycle $197
  • 5 Buffalo Bicycles $985
  • 10 Buffalo Bicycles $1970

*Please note that tax receipts are available through donations to Opportunity International and World Bicycle Relief.

CIP Program (Charitable Important Pedalers)


Raise funds while riding the Tour de Victoria and receive some awesome ride benefits. It's easy as pie!

  1. Create a fundraising page for one of the organizations
  2. Start collecting donations
  3. Make a difference


Please join us in fundraising for one of the inspiring campaigns clicking on the links above. If you have questions about the CIP Program, please contact Jamie at charity@tourdevictoria.com