Why CAF CanadaWe Help You Give Anywhere, Safely
CAF Canada is your trusted partner for international philanthropy.
Charities Aid Foundation Canada (CAF Canada) connects donors with the charitable work they want to support. Together with our partners at CAF America, we maintain a database of 3,000+ pre-approved charity partners in over 100 countries. When you donate through our trusted network, your corporate, individual, or nonprofit’s donations will go further to fund impactful projects.
CAF Canada’s charitable objects
CAF Canada has a series of ten charitable objects that define what we can fund. These objects fall into the following categories:
- Supporting public education
- Advancing health care and public health
- Protecting animals and the environment
- Upholding human rights
Follow the link below to learn more about each charitable object.
Our work is guided by three principles
Comply with Canadian regulations and local laws governing the movement of foreign charitable funds into beneficiary countries.
Mitigate the risk of significant excise taxes, fines, and even criminal charges in case of failure to comply with Canadian and global regulations governing cross-border giving.
Protect our donors from possible reputational damage that may arise if proper due diligence is not conducted.
Leverage the power of our global network
CAF Canada is a member of CAF International, a network of trusted partners in cross-border giving. Drawing on decades of experience in this field, our CAF International partners provide us with local expertise that drives our work and funding.
CAF Canada’s Values
The partnerships we share with people and organizations around the world are a privilege, which is why we hold ourselves to the highest standards.
- We are committed to upholding the three R’s: regulation compliance, risk mitigation, and reputation protection
- We build donor trust through service and innovation
- We are dedicated to teamwork through diversity, equity, and inclusion
- We cultivate experts in philanthropy and compliance
- We give back through serving our own community and helping it thrive
CAF Canada’s team of experts are ready to assist you in building your philanthropic vision. Our team will work with you to ensure your giving is regulatory compliant, mitigates risk, and protects you from reputational damage. Learn more about us below.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is CAF Canada?
CAF Canada (Charities Aid Foundation Canada) is a registered Canadian charity working to expand philanthropic giving by making it easy, reliable and effective for Canadians to donate 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.
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With CAF Canada, you can confidently make a donation to support an established fund or a validated international project.
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