#GivingTuesday is a global call for action dedicated to giving back. It marks the beginning of the year-end charitable season and it helps balance out the consumer holidays of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Engaging every country on earth, #GivingTuesday is the biggest generosity movement of all time.

This 3 December, join the movement and give – whether it’s some of your time, a donation, gift, or simply a thank you.

#GivingTuesday is a great way to come together with your family, your community, your company, or organization – and find a way to give back.


This #GivingTuesday, CAF Canada celebrates the work of our donors and the charitable projects they support.

 

Living Oceans Society Creates a Sea Change in British Columbia

The consequences of unsustainable global economic growth manifest in countless ways, one of the most obvious being the endless amount of solid waste littering our landscapes and washing up on our shores. In the case of a small village on the central coast of British...

Project Hope Delivers Prosthetics Support to Belize

In the small Caribbean nation of Belize, with a population of under a half-million, 150 to 175 people undergo amputations each year as a result of disease, accidents, or violence. A lack of resources, services, and expertise makes acquiring and maintaining prostheses...

Advancing a Social Narrative with Pride in Nigeria

Country: Nigeria Project Amount: $75,000 Focus Area: Reduced Inequalities (SDG 10) Members of the LGBTQ+ community in Nigeria have faced decades of discrimination and injustice. A 2013 Pew Research survey revealed a staggering statistic—98% of the Nigerian population...

Strong Women, Strong Communities

Since 2010, human trafficking has shown a steady rise globally. Despite best efforts to fight this trend, certain areas around the world remain known as hotspots for trafficking activities. India has been at the forefront of this ongoing battle for human rights. While...

Putting Mental Health at the Top of Mind

Mental health problems affect nearly every person on earth at some point in their life. They negatively impact our cognitive, emotional, and behavioral well-being and can lead to isolation, depression, and suicide. Despite the near-universal prevalence of such issues,...

Providing Financial Opportunity in Rural Uganda

Recipient: BeadforLife Amount received: $30,332.78 CAD In Uganda, as few as 1-in-3 girls attend secondary school. This statistic becomes even starker taking only women living in rural areas into account. Without some degree of higher education, many of these girls...

Turtley Successful Rehabilitation

Grant Recipient: Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) Grant amount: $19,565.30 CAD Oceans and seas cover more than two-thirds of the planet’s surface. The amazing and diverse ecosystems that thrive in earth's waters are a vital barometer of its overall health....

Ending Violence Towards Women

AMOUNT RECEIVED: $90,000 CAD Anticipated Project Completion Date: December 2018 More than 1 in 3 women have experienced violence. These figures can vary from society to society, but what appears to be universally applicable is that poverty and violence often go...

Simply Saving Lives: Cruz Roja Mexicana

Project Recipient: Cruz Roja Mexicana Project Amount: 9,200 CAD Healthcare is a universal need—especially in times of emergency. This is certainly true in the city of Acapulco (Guerrero, Mexico) and surrounding rural areas, where a population of over 1,000,000 people...

Developing Young Artists

Project Recipient: Institute of Contemporary Arts Project Amount: $293,850.09 CAD What does art mean to you? For some, art is an escape. To others, it is the purest form of human self expression. And for some, art is simply an abstract concept - a forgettable school...