List of foreign charities that have received a gift from Her Majesty in right of Canada

A foreign charity that has received a gift from Her Majesty in right of Canada (the Government of Canada) and is registered by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is a qualified donee for a specific period. As a qualified donee, it can issue donation receipts and registered charities can make gifts to it.

As a result of changes to the Income Tax Act that came into effect between January 1, 2012, and June 23, 2015, the eligibility criteria and qualified donee period of these foreign charities changed. For information, go to the Summary of recent legislative changes.

Use the lists below to find out if a foreign charity that received a gift from Her Majesty in right of Canada is currently registered or was previously registered as a qualified donee, or whether it was a recipient of a gift from Her Majesty in right of Canada before January 1, 2013.

To find out about the obligations of foreign charities as qualified donees, go to Foreign charities that have received a gift from Her Majesty in right of Canada.

 


A list of currently registered foreign charities

Country Name Registration period
Switzerland Aga Khan Foundation 2015-03-20 to 2017-03-20
United States Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 2016-02-12 to 2018-02-12

 

A list of previously registered foreign charities

Country Name Registration period
Poland Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation 2014-04-22 to 2016-04-22
United Kingdom The Rhodes Trust - Public Purposes Fund 2014-08-01 to 2016-08-01
United States Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation 2013-11-07 to 2015-11-07
United States Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

2013-10-17 to 2015-10-17

A list of previous recipients of gifts from Her Majesty in right of Canada before January 1, 2013

Country Name Date of previous gifts

Switzerland

Aga Khan Foundation 2003-07-09
2004-06-15
2005-03-10
2006-04-07
2007-04-04
2008-04-02
2009-04-02
2010-04-21
2012-07-25
Switzerland Aga Khan University Foundation 2003-07-09
2004-06-15
2005-03-10
2006-04-07
2007-04-04
2008-04-02
2010-04-21
2012-07-25
United States The American Assembly 2004-07-22
Cayman Islands Cayman Islands National Recovery Fund 2005-06-07
New Zealand Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust 2011-03-14
United States The Council for Canadian American Relations, Inc. (formerly: American Friends of Canada) 2003-07-09
2004-05-27
2005-07-07
2006-05-04
2007-06-21
2008-07-03
2009-06-04
2010-06-10
2011-06-16
2012-05-10
South Africa Education Africa 2010-09-02
2012-01-16
United Kingdom The Foundation for Canadian Studies in the United Kingdom 2003-03-11
2003-03-17
2004-03-11
2004-03-30
2006-02-13
2006-02-16
2006-03-15
2006-07-28
2006-08-23
2006-08-31
2008-02-25
2010-03-02
2012-07-24
United Kingdom The Rhodes Trust - Public Purposes Fund 2010-12-15
2012-07-31
Jamaica Roman Catholic Archbishop of Kingston 2007-02-06
Russia The State Hermitage Museum 2003-07-07
2005-12-23
United States Village Focus International 2003-08-12
2004-02-16
United States William J. Clinton Foundation 2010-06-02
United States Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 2003-10-23
2004-10-26
2005-10-26
2006-10-27
2007-10-12
2008-10-31
2010-11-02
2011-10-17
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