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Donor-advised funds (DAFs) are changing how donors support charity. An increasingly popular financial structure for making donations, new DAFs are established with every passing year. But even as they come to represent a larger slice of the charity pie, DAFs continue to be, for most people, a mystery.    This post will be the first […]


Header image courtesy Forest and the Femme CHIMP has partnered up with the Walsh Foundation to give 25 British Columbia charities grants of $2,000 each. Today, we’re excited to announce the recipients. The BC Societies Act came into effect November 28, 2016, and all registered societies are required to transition their operations to bring them […]

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The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang give athletes from around the world the chance to showcase the powers of human drive, determination, and discipline. But even as they set new records for sport, many Olympic athletes have trouble finding the financial support they need. For instance, check out this story about Evan Dunfee, the Olympic […]

VANCOUVER, February 5, 2018 — The first known donation of cryptocurrency to a Canadian donor-advised fund was processed by CHIMP (Charitable + Impact), the online giving platform, in December of 2017. CHIMP processed $2.5 million worth of cryptocurrency, which capped off a record year for the growing company, administering over $127 million in charity donations […]

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The news media is sometimes referred to as the fourth estate, meaning it’s an influential institution within our society despite not being part of our political system. But looking at current trends—from the proliferation of misinformation and “fake news,” to the rise of “filter bubbles,” to threats directed at journalists—it seems that the vitality and […]

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Does your charity need to transition to the new BC Societies Act? A quick email to CHIMP today could provide $2,000 to make it happen. The Walsh Foundation is a British Columbia-based philanthropic organization, which CHIMP is supporting in their desire to help charities prosper, and their latest program is focussed on assisting smaller charities […]

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Today marks the fourth and final instalment in the State of Giving in Canada, an independent study conducted by the Angus Reid Institute into how Canadians support charity. To learn more about the study, you can check out my first article in the series. The final section of this study looks at how new Canadians—recent […]

VANCOUVER, January 17, 2018 — As we head into a new year and Canadians from coast to coast plan their spending and savings for 2018, the final instalment of a four-part independent study was released today by the Angus Reid Institute (ARI) and CHIMP (Charitable + Impact) to gain an unbiased understanding of the charitable-giving […]


Last year was big for us. In 2017, thanks to the generosity of donors, CHIMP processed over $127 million charitable donations. Which brings to the total amount processed by CHIMP, to date, to more than $300 million. That wasn’t the only milestone for us, though. In 2017, CHIMP accepted the first known cryptocurrency donations ever […]