About CanadaHelps

CanadaHelps is a public foundation advancing philanthropy through technology. CanadaHelps.org provides a safe and trusted destination for Canadians to support any of Canada’s 86,000 charities. For charities, CanadaHelps develops affordable fundraising technology used by more than 30,000 charities so that all charities have the capacity to succeed in the digital age.

Since 2000, more than 4.6 million people have given more than $3 billion through CanadaHelps.

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Get in touch with the media team at CanadaHelps by emailing media@canadahelps.org with your request, the name of your outlet, and deadline. Expert spokespeople are available to discuss online giving trends, Canada’s charitable sector, strategic ways to give, GivingTuesday, and more.

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Press Releases

CanadaHelps' 2024 Giving Report Reveals the Number of Canadians Donating to Charity Hits Lowest Point in Recent History

Ipsos Poll: Only 56 Percent of Canadian Donors Plan to Claim Charitable Contributions on 2023 Income Tax Returns

CanadaHelps Achieves Major Milestone, Surpassing $3 Billion Raised in Support of Canadian Charities

Recent Coverage

Is the money you donate to charity being used the way you think? How to make sure donations count
Do the goals of the charity align with your values? What percentage of the money is spent on administration? How many people does the charity really help?

Canadian Charities Need to Upgrade Their Digital Games to Upend Giving Declines
Despite a spike in online giving at the start of the pandemic, charitable donations are by and large on the decline in Canada.

24% of Canadians will turn to charitable services for help within the next six months, new poll
Those turning to charities are mainly going for the first time and cite the cost of living crisis, finds a new report by Ipsos and CanadaHelps.

Recent Publications

The Giving Report

Explore giving trends, insights, and challenges Canadian charities are currently facing in online giving. Download the sixth edition of the Giving Report 2024 by CanadaHelps.

Digital Skill Survey

The first survey of its kind in Canada, learn how Canadian charities are embracing or challenged by digital transformation and understand the barriers which prevent them from doing so.


Meet CanadaHelps Brand
Ambassador Pattie Lovett-Reid

Lovett-Reid is the former Chief Financial Commentator for CTV News and continues to be a leading voice in the personal finance space. She is well known for coaching Canadians on how to save money, stretch their income, and get the biggest bang for their buck. Pattie is a strong advocate for charitable giving and has partnered with CanadaHelps to use her voice and expertise to teach Canadians about how charitable giving can fit into their household budget.

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