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.

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