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

MEDIA ADVISORY: CanadaHelps Looking to Exceed $11.4 Million Raised Last Year on GivingTuesday as it Celebrates the Movement’s 10th Anniversary in Canada

Ipsos Poll: Nearly Half of Canadians (47%) Prefer to Receive Charitable Gifts Over Material Gifts This Holiday Season

Ipsos Poll: 22% of Canadians Plan to Access Charitable Services to Meet Essential Needs in the Next Six Months, Up From 14% in January 2022


Recent Coverage

Here’s how to donate to Fiona relief for Atlantic Canada
CanadaHelps, a Toronto charity that connects people in Canada to other Canadian non-profits, is creating a list of all organizations that can be donated to for Fiona relief.

Canadian charities hit by double whammy of rising costs, more demand
CanadaHelps, raised about $450 million in 2021, a two per cent decline from the previous year. For the first time in its history donations decreased from the year before.

CanadaHelps Now Supports Crypto Donations For All Of Canada’s Registered Charities.
Canada’s largest online fundraising platform will now accept cryptocurrency donations for any of the country’s 86,000 registered charities.

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.