Model purposes

Relief of poverty 

Relief of poverty – Developing nations

Relief of poverty – Disaster relief

Advancement of education

Advancement of education – Arts

Advancement of Religion

Other purposes that are beneficial to the community in a way the law considers charitable

Promotion of health

Advancing the public’s appreciation of the arts

Protection of the environment

Ecosystem preservation

Pollution reduction

Promoting the welfare of animals

Addressing and preventing specific problems faced by children or youth

Addressing and preventing specific problems faced by families

Relieving conditions attributable to being aged

Relieving conditions associated with disability

Providing public amenities

Protecting and preserving significant heritage sites

Promoting the efficiency of the Canadian Armed Forces

Promoting commerce or industry

Gifting to qualified donees


For all other Canadian jurisdictions

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