How do you give, Canada?
How do Canadians support charity, what do they care about, and how is their giving likely to change in the future?
These are the questions CHIMP and Angus Reid Institute set out to answer in a four-part independent study in November, 2017. The answers, we hope, will spark a conversation about charitable giving and help Canadians incorporate giving into their everyday lives.
What follows is a look at the state of giving in Canada.
Canadians want to give
of Canadians feel a personal responsibility to make the world a better place.
The way we’re asked for donations matters
We participate in retail-oriented charity
Most Canadians (54%) say they participate in retail-oriented charitable activity, such as “shop for a cause” or “dine for a cause” events…
6 in 10
60% of women participate in these types of corporate-sponsored fundraising events at least sometimes…
Less than half
48% of men participate in corporate-sponsored fundraising events.
We’re ready to make a difference any way we can
CHIMP: The giving platform for Canadians
We all want something in the world to change. CHIMP makes it easy to give to the causes you care about.
- Find and give to any charity in Canada, anonymously or with recognition
- See and plan all your giving in one place
- Join forces with others in supporting your favourite causes
The final post in this series looks back at all four components of the State of Giving in Canada, sketching out some of the obstacles and opportunities for engaging Canadians in giving.
How do first- and second-generation Canadians give, and what makes their giving unique?
In 2018, Canadians want convenient ways to contribute to causes they trust and feel connected to
The third post in our series explores what’s keeping millennials from reaching their full charitable potential—and what you can do about it.
How do millennials give, and how does their giving behaviour compare to the rest of Canadians?
Finances and Lack Of Confidence Prevent Many Millennials From Donating To Charity
In this post, John Bromley, CEO and Founder of CHIMP, looks at how Canadians connect with and support charity, and what might be getting in the way of their giving.
The second instalment of a four-part independent study sheds light on what’s stopping Canadians from donating more to charitable organizations.
This Giving Tuesday: CHIMP And The Angus Reid Institute Explore What Stops Canadians From Giving More To Charity.
John Bromley, CEO and Founder of CHIMP, looks at how Canadians connect with charity through businesses, and what that means for the future of giving.
The first of a four-part independent study to gain an understanding of the charitable-giving landscape in Canada.
Black Friday And Charity — Canadians Question Whether Retailers Are Really Helping Out Or Just Cashing In