Charities and giving

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


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Charities Listings

Search the Charities Listings to check if an organization is registered with the CRA

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

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

Making a charitable donation

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

Resources for charities and donors

Videos, webinars, government resources, checklists for charities

What’s new for charities

Recent news and updates on our webpages

Policies and guidance for charities

Requirements under the Income Tax Act and common law

About registered charities

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

What we are doing

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