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


Year-End Report Card from CanadaHelps Highlights the Generosity of Canadians


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

 

Recent Coverage


‘Perfect storm’: Canadian charities feeling inflation pinch ahead of holiday season
As the holiday season approaches, high inflation is dampening the spirit of many charities struggling with rising costs, increased demand and shrinking donations.


For many Canadians, it’s not the most wonderful time of year. Charities want to change that
Those most hopeful about the new year are also the most interested in charitable giving and volunteering. CanadaHelps outlines how we can engage with our community.


This holiday season, don’t be like Scrooge and give to charity
According to The Giving Report 2022 published by CanadaHelps.org, Canadians who participated in giving to charity declined from 24.6 per cent in 2006 to 19 per cent in 2019

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.