Set up your organization before applying for registration

From: Canada Revenue Agency

What you need to know before applying for charitable registration and what you need to consider before establishing yourself as a legal entity.

Purposes and activities that are considered charitable.

Description of the four categories of charity and examples of purposes for each 

A document that gives an organization its legal existence – learn what you have or need 

Based on your application, the CRA will designate you as a specific type of charity 

Requirements for registering an organization as a head body or internal division

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