November 15, 2017

Here is the list of Canada's 10 largest charities measured by donations. In total, Canadians donated almost $1.5 billion to these 10 charities. Charity Intelligence estimates this is roughly 9% of the $16 billion Canadians give to charities each year. That's a huge degree of concentration. Canada's largest 100 charities receive approximately 33% of total Canadian giving.

Charity Intelligence has independent reports on each of these charities so Canadian donors can be informed and give intelligently. To view a profile, simply click on the name of the charity below

 

Rank and Charity Name

Donations

($ millions)

1. World Vision Canada

International development and disaster response

253.2

2. Salvation Army

National programs

189.7

3. Plan Canada

International development and disaster response

145.8

4. Canadian Red Cross

National community health programs, international development and disaster response

142.7

5. Canadian Cancer Society

Cancer programs, advocacy and research 

142.4

6. SickKids Foundation

Fundraising organization for children's hospital

136.7

7. United Way Toronto & York Region

Fundraising organization granting to multiple social service agencies in GTA

131.5

8. Heart and Stroke Foundation

Heart disease prevention and research 

116.2

9. Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation

Fundraising organization for hospital

104.3

10. Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

Fundraising organization for cancer hospital

95.2

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