Understanding the Disbursement Quota Rules

Understanding the Disbursement Quota Rules

Navigating the complexities of Canadian charity laws and regulations can be a daunting task for staff and boards of small to medium-sized charities. It is critical, however, that charities understand the Disbursement Quota (DQ) rules, which dictate how much of a charity’s resources must be allocated to its charitable activities each year. With recent changes…

Canada’s Charities Deserve Better: A Call for Improved Fiduciary Oversight

Canada’s Charities Deserve Better: A Call for Improved Fiduciary Oversight

Canada’s charitable sector plays a crucial role in the fabric of our society, from food banks and shelters to hospitals and universities. Despite their essential contributions, many charities could enhance their financial management, particularly in terms of fiduciary oversight of their investments. Ensuring proper management of these funds is not just a matter of good…