About caf canada
CAF Canada enables Canadians to make a difference anywhere in the world.
CAF Canada (Charities Aid Foundation of Canada) is a registered Canadian charity working to expand the culture of giving by making it easy, reliable and effective for Canadians to give both internationally and domestically. Our mission is to help donors make strategic and focused philanthropic decisions which have a lasting, positive impact on the individuals and communities they support – throughout the world.
Partner with a proven global leader.
CAF Canada is based on the recognized success of the original CAF office, CAF UK, which was founded in 1924. Today the CAF Global Alliance includes nine offices on six continents, featuring powerful partnerships with individuals, families, foundations and companies. As a member of the CAF Global Alliance, CAF Canada offers donors access to and support from respected advisers and international experts. We are the only organization of its kind that supports such a wide variety of charitable projects in so many countries
What we fund
CAF Canada’s approved areas of charitable activity, known as objects, allow us to fund projects related to:
- Poverty relief;
- The advancement of education for students by providing books, equipment and educational aids and by establishing and operating schools and libraries;
- Animal welfare;
- Medical research
- The promotion of public health.
CAF Canada – a safe platform for global giving
CAF Canada fully complies with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) regulations, permitting us to provide Canadian donors with a charitable tax receipt for approved projects. CAF Canada is dedicated to Canadian laws, ethics and standards, reflecting our commitment to integrity and trust. CAF Canada projects undergo a unique 100-step due diligence process which includes the use of a world watch list database that scans 450+ sources of data.