Charity Intelligence has chosen these Top 10 Charities of 2016 based on impact per dollar donated: 

Calgary Food Bank

Children's Cottage Society

East York Learning Experience

Food for Life

Fort York Food Bank

Fresh Start Recovery Centre

Inn From The Cold Society


Pathways Clubhouse

Youth Fusion


These charities have demonstrated that they are the most effective Canadian charities combating issues such as hunger, homelessness, and improving education, that we have analyzed in detail.  Their impact can be measured directly using what is known as Social Return on Investment (SROI), which is a ratio that measures the amount of value created per dollar donated. Some charities create high impact per dollar and others do not.

Charity Intelligence has combined these 10 charities into the Canadian Charity Impact Fund (CCIF), through which charities producing superior impact get funding support.

For more detail on the fund click here

To donate to these 10 charities click here and select option 2 on the dropdown menu.

To minimize transaction costs, donations over $5,000 can be paid by cheque to Charity Intelligence Canada and mailed to:

Charity Intelligence Canada

405 - 30 Church Street

Toronto, ON M5E 1S7

Please note that the donation is to go to the Impact Fund. 

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