It’s better for you and your favourite charities.

CanadaHelps makes it easy to donate securities, including stocks, bonds, and mutual funds, to any charity in Canada.

Benefits of donating securities:


Reduced Taxes

Reduced taxes.

When you donate securities directly to a charity, capital gains tax is eliminated, allowing you to donate more.

Instant tax Receipts

Instant tax receipts.

You receive the charitable tax receipt for the market value on the date the security is received by our broker. Learn about charitable tax credits.

Choose one or more charities

Choose one or more charities.

At CanadaHelps, you can choose any of Canada’s 86,000 charities. You can also choose multiple charities!

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How do Security Donations work?

Learn all about giving securities and mutual funds with our expert, Paul Nazareth from the Canadian Association of Gift Planners. Watch our 5-minute crash course on why giving securities is good for you and your favourite charities, and exactly how it works!

Get Strategic with Your Giving

Make a bigger impact when you donate securities directly

By donating securities directly to a charity as opposed to selling them and donating the proceeds, the capital gains tax can be eliminated. This means more money for the charity and a greater charitable tax credit for you.

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It’s simple and easy. Get started today.

  1. Fill our online securities donation form. Upon completion, you will receive an email confirming all the details of your pledge.
  2. Complete the provided Letter of Direction form and send it to your financial advisor or investment firm. This authorizes the transfer of shares to CanadaHelps.
  3. Once shares are sold, we will send you a confirmation email with your charitable tax receipt and disburse the proceeds to the charities you selected.

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