How we work

CAF Canada facilitates positive change by bringing together individuals, corporations, and foundations to engage and empower the donor community to support international philanthropic projects . CAF Canada transforms visions into impact by establishing partnerships with charitable organizations worldwide, in order to implement and oversee life altering projects that fulfill the following criteria:

  • To relieve poverty and advance education in developing countries by providing educational programs and workshops to underprivileged persons;
  • To relieve poverty and advance health care in developing countries by providing basic amenities, including food, clothing, shelter, pharmaceuticals, medical care and other basic supplies to persons in need;
  • To advance the education of students by providing books, equipment and educational aids and by establishing and operating schools and libraries;
  • To gift funds to qualified donees as defined in subsection 149.1(1) of the Income Tax Act;
  • To promote the welfare of animals for the benefit of the public by providing assistance, protection, rescue or rehabilitation to animals in need of human assistance;
  • To promote public health through the provision of medical services and medical supplies to the public;
  • To advance education and knowledge through conducting medical research and publicly disseminating the results of any such studies and undertakings;
  • To protect the environment for the benefit of the public by reducing pollution, conserving or restoring ecosystems and biodiversity and saving, supporting, protecting, or assisting stressed or endangered forms of life (including plant and animal life);
  • To advance education by providing the general public with courses, seminars, public art exhibitions and workshops in the field of music, dance, literature, performing and visual arts;
  • To uphold human rights around the world, in accordance with the United Nations human rights covenants, conventions and protocols, International Labour Organization conventions, and the Geneva Conventions and protocols, through the following activities:
    • Preparing and disseminating reports on issues related to human rights;
    • Holding workshops, conferences and seminars on human rights that are open to the public; and;
    • Providing aid and assistance to victims of human rights abuses.


Contact Charities Aid Foundation Canada

East Coast:
401 Bay Street Suite 1600 Toronto, ON M5H 2Y4

West Coast:
100 Park Royal South, Suite 200, West Vancouver, B.C. V7T 1A2