Charities and giving

Charities listings, register and run a charity, and charitable tax credits.


Services and information

List of charities and other qualified donees

Find a charity or other qualified donee, their registered status, and their publicly available information.

Other organizations that can issue donation receipts

Lists of qualified donees, their application processes and obligations.

A to Z index of topics for charities

Search for information about charities and giving.

Registering for charitable or other qualified donee status

Apply for charitable registration or other qualified donee. Re-registration. Objections and appeals.

Operating a registered charity

Filing a return, gifting and receipting, charitable activities, books and records.

Fundraising activities

Activities, issuing receipts for fundraising events, cause-related marketing.

Revoking registered status

Types of revocation, consequences, annulment, re-registration.

Claiming charitable tax credits

Calculate your charitable tax credits, find out which documents you need.

Compliance, audits and sanctions

Audit process, consequences of non-compliance, sanctions and appeal rights

Making a charitable donation

Donate wisely, help victims of a disaster, list of organizations that can issue receipts.

Guidance, videos, forms and more

Guidance products and policies, videos, forms, toolbox for directors, checklists.

Charity news and contact us

Recent news and updates on our webpages.

About registered charities

Their regulation and obligations, how they differ from non-profit organizations.

What we are doing


Public policy dialogue and development activities

The Government has revised its legislative proposals.

Charities IT Modernization Project (CHAMP)

Learn how to get ready for the arrival of our new e-services for charities!

Transition to the new B.C. Societies Act

Find out what steps to follow before sending your new governing documents.

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