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.

Applying for charitable registration

See if registration is right for you, how to apply, the review process.

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 a charity's 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


Watch the newest video in our gifting and receipting series

What to do when gift cards or gift certificates are donated to your charity.

Charities IT Modernization Project (CHAMP)

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

Charities Education Program

Right from the start: Supporting registered charities in meeting their obligations.

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