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Charitable Tax Status

Last checked March-April 2024 by Monty Young & Setav Kamal, Langara College Library & Information Technology practicum students.

  • Charitable Status Application Form: A link to the Canada Revenue Agency application form for obtaining charitable status. Visit Site
  • Charity Central: This website gives information for charity businesses in terms of the Income Tax Act and keeping the business transparent. It is based in Alberta but does have federal information. Visit Site
  • CharityVillage: Canadian nonprofit sector’s largest online resource for recruiting, news and information. Offers courses, articles, webinars and podcasts. Visit Site
  • Guidelines for Registering a Charity: A list of guidelines from the Canada Revenue Agency for obtaining charitable status. Visit Site
  • “How to Apply for a Registered Charity Status in Canada. Emerge Law. Read Article
  • Imagine Canada: This website reviews the major aspects of running a charity in Canada, along with steps to get accreditation. Visit Site
  • “Implications of Becoming a Charity.” Being registered as a charity with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) brings certain benefits to an organization but also several challenges and regulatory obligations. Visit Site
  • “Charitable Impact – Search Any Charity in Canada.” Discover Canadian charities that you might be interested in and learn more about what they do. Visit Site
  • “Tax Benefits of Charitable Donations.” 2022 TurboTax® Canada Tips, 23 Feb. 2022, Canada has a generous tax credit system for donors to charities. Updated for tax year 2023. Visit Site

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