Giving to charity: Information for donors
Browse the Alphabetical index of topics for donors.
For topics relating to registered charities, go to Charities.
- Charities Listings
Search the online list of Canadian charities. View a charity's information return to learn about its finances and activities.
- Other qualified donee listings
Find other organization that can issue official donation receipts for gifts.
- Making a donation
Learn who can issue official donation receipts, what types of gifts qualify, how to donate wisely, and how to avoid fraud.
- Claiming charitable tax credits
Learn how to calculate and claim your charitable tax credits, and what records you need to keep.
- How to help victims of a disaster
Questions and answers to help Canadians donate for disaster relief.
Video series about how charities are regulated in Canada and how to donate wisely
- About registered charities
Learn about the regulation of registered charities, how they differ from non-profit organizations, and what they must do to keep their registration.
- Questions and answers
Find answers to questions about donating to registered charities.
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