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 25,000 charities so that all charities have the capacity to succeed in the digital age.

Since 2000, more than 3.4 million people have given more than $2.1 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’ 5th Annual Giving Report Reveals Unprecedented Strain on Charities as Demand Rises and Giving Declines

New Ipsos Poll Reveals 26% of Canadians May Soon Need Charitable Services to Meet Basic Needs, Up from 11% Due to Pandemic and Inflation

As Charities Face Increased Demand for Services, 18% of Canadians Reduced Their Donations to Charities


Recent Coverage

Charities in Canada stretched thin as donations drop, demand rises, report says
The Giving Report 2022, says one in four Canadians expect to use or are already using charitable services this year to meet basic needs.

Charity resources strained by rise in demand amid continuing drop in Canadians giving: report
As Canadians face increasing financial pressures, they are unable to give to charities as much as before, according to a new report.

RESEARCH | Charities need to be proactive in the face of rising inflation and declining giving
CanadaHelps recently conducted research with Ipsos which found that 25% of Canadians are planning to give less to charities in 2022.

Recent Publications

The Giving Report

Explore giving trends, insights, and challenges Canadian charities are currently facing in online giving. Download the fifth edition of the Giving Report 2022 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.