The best place for Canadian charities to grow!


Our cause is
every cause

As Canada's largest charitable social enterprise our mission is to inform, inspire, and connect donors and charities, and to democratize access to effective technology and education in the charitable sector.

We envision a society in which all Canadians are committed to giving and participating in the charitable sector, and in which all charities, regardless of size, have the capacity to increase their impact.


More than 3.2 million people have donated almost $2 billion.

by charities

More than 25,000 charities depend on CanadaHelps’ fundraising technology.


Canadians can donate to every charity in Canada – 86,000 charities.


Trusted by Canadians for over 21 years.

A charity that supports
all Canadian charities

We support all Canadian charities, no matter how big or small. Offering much more than just donation processing, we enable the fastest disbursements, and provide robust reporting and the best fundraising technology to charities nationwide.

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What we
offer charities

Whether you're big or small, we work hard to alleviate the challenges charities face behind the scenes. It's our mission to help you focus on yours.

For over 21 years we've maintained a spotless record for secure donation processing and tax receipting while innovating new solutions to help charities raise more.

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Top notch support & service

Committed to increasing capacity in the sector and providing the best service to charities of any size. Live support available by phone and email.

Backend administration

Offering fast disbursements, with weekly direct deposits to your charity’s bank account. PLUS, we take care of receipting and provide robust reporting – reducing the time you spend on administration.

The ability to grow your supporters

Access at the donor-level, to all who have donated, to enable future communications and stewardship, by your charity.

Plus, get a full Donor Management System built specifically for Canadian charities.


More than just donation processing, we provide easy-to-use, optimized, customizable donation forms, peer-to-peer social fundraising, and events tools – premium tools without premium fees.

Best of all? They are fully integrated with our Donor Management System.

Meet our leaders

Jane Ricciardelli

Acting CEO & Chief Operating Officer

Jane Ricciardelli is a seasoned executive with a proven track record of leading teams in  high-growth, technology-based companies. Her deep expertise spans across operations, marketing and strategy functions. 

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Our strength is our team

We bring the right skills and passion for about helping charities and ensuring a strong charitable sector.

Jacob O'Connor
Chief Revenue Officer
Shannon Craig
Chief Marketing & Product Officer
Lizz Bryce
SVP, Community & Strategic Relations
Angela Kostenko
VP, Donor Management System
Chaka Kounou
Senior Director, Customer Experience & Operations
Shakti Sinha
VP, Engineering & DevOps
Lys Hugessen
VP, Partnerships & Giving Tuesday Canada
Kev Needham
VP, Product
Amanda Small
Vice President, People & Culture
Jane Viernes
Director, Finance & Accounting
Maurice Savery
Director, Software Development in Engineering
Claire Spicer
Director, B2B Marketing
Jeffrey Leithwood
Director, DevOps & IT
Laura Dempsey
Director, Customer Success
Nicki Lamont Cholfe
Director, D2C Marketing

Meet our board of directors

The CanadaHelps Board of Directors represents experts in their respective fields, drawn from both the public and private sectors. Over the years their expertise and guidance has helped us to continue our work to increase charitable giving across Canada.

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We're here to help.

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Mailing Address:
1-186 Spadina Ave, Toronto,
ON M5T 3B2
Phone Number:
(416) 628-6948 (Toronto Area)
(877) 755-1595 (toll-free in North America)
Map of our location at Queen & Spadina in Toronto