In the majority of circumstances, when you donate to charity you are eligible for a tax receipt. This receipt – if you claim it on your tax return – can reduce the amount of income tax you owe.
When it comes to your charitable giving in 2019, why not make a commitment to be more intentional about tying it to what you love?
Most Canadians will only give to charity when asked. But what if instead of giving reactively, we gave intentionally to the things that matter most to us as individuals? Wouldn’t that make giving feel even better? Here is how you can give with a donor advised fund this holiday season to make a difference.
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 […]
If you’re a millennial, you’re used to getting blamed for everything. Earlier generations seem to relish heaping abuse upon you. From homeownership to diamonds, millennials are apparently wiping out the cornerstones of adult consumerism. Articles that point the finger at your generation have achieved meme status. Google “millennials are killing” and you’ll find many often […]
What’s stopping you from supporting charity? If you’re like nearly one-third of Canadians, you want to do more for charity. But something is getting in the way. In last week’s post, I looked at the first of four parts that make up the independent study conducted by our partner, the Angus Reid Institute, the State […]
I founded CHIMP (Charitable Impact) in order to help Canadians become more engaged, impactful supporters of charity. Partly, we’ve done this by creating an online giving platform for Canadian donors that makes it easy for them to support the causes they care about. We want Canadians to make giving fundamental and routine—a part, in other […]
I’m excited to share our new logo today, which was designed to mark our commitment to delivering the best donor experience in Canada, and to spark more engagement with philanthropy. Since launching quietly five years ago, we’ve worked hard to learn about you, how and why you give, and how you support the charities you […]
Thank you. Yes, you. Since I started Chimp, you have stood up for what is right and for what you care about, and you decided to engage, and you decided to give back on Chimp. And with that, Chimp recently surpassed the $200 million mark in processed charitable donations. $100 million of that has been […]
Everyone wants something in the world to change. And everyone has something to give. If these two statements are true, or even partially true, the marketplace for charity is even bigger than our donor databases suggest. So why don’t more people engage with charities? Because most charities make it too hard for people to help […]