ETHICAL FUNDRAISING AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY CODE
The registered charity undertakes to adhere to the standards set out in the Imagine
Canada Ethical Fundraising and Financial Accountability Code in its treatment of donors
and the public, its fundraising practices and its financial transparency, and to be
accountable through its Board of Directors for doing so.
Donor policies and public representations
1. The charity prepares and issues official Income Tax receipts for monetary gifts and for
gifts-in-kind pursuant to any policy established and published on minimum amounts to
be receipted and in compliance with all regulatory requirements. The charity will
acknowledge in writing contributions not entitled to be officially receipted, subject to
any policy established and published on minimum amounts to be acknowledged.
2. All fundraising solicitations by or on behalf of the charity disclose the charity's name
and the purpose for which funds are requested. Printed and on-line solicitations
(however transmitted) will include its address or other contact information.
3. The charity provides the following information promptly upon request:
the charity's most recent annual report and financial statements as approved
by the governing board;
the charity's registration number (BN) as assigned by the Canada Revenue
any information contained in the public portion of the charity's most recent
Charity Information Return (form T3010A) as submitted to CRA;
a copy of the Charity’s Investment Policy relating to its investable assets, if
applicable (see C8);
a list of the names of the members of the charity's governing board; and
a copy of this Ethical Fundraising and Financial Accountability Code.
4. The charity or those fundraising on its behalf will disclose, upon request, whether an
individual or entity soliciting contributions is a volunteer, an employee or a contracted
5. The charity will encourage donors to seek indepen