Donation ProgramsMarket Research

In Lieu of….Tracking Canada’s Obituary Donation Request Trends

By Steve Lloyd Over the past year I’ve been reminded too often that a published obituary may be when deceased individuals ask for donations to be made in their name. Sometimes, it’s the family that decides to honour a charity or nonprofit by requesting donations in the name of the …

Market ResearchTax Planning

Ipsos Poll: Only 56 Percent of Canadian Donors Plan to Claim Charitable Contributions on 2023 Income Tax Returns

Despite being able to receive as much as a 49 percent tax credit, almost one-third say they won’t be claiming charitable donations on 2023 income tax returns TORONTO, ON–CanadaHelps, the country’s largest platform for donating and fundraising online, today released the results from a new Ipsos poll that suggests many …

Corporate PhilanthropyMarket Research

Over 8 million Canadians take on significant costs along with other challenges associated with caregiving

Nearly half of unpaid family caregivers under 55 spend more on monthly care-related costs than groceries, childcare, and phone and internet bills CALGARY, AB–As economic conditions continue to tighten across the country, Canada’s unpaid family caregivers are facing disproportionate additional monthly costs compared to non-caregivers. According to a recent survey …

Market ResearchTrends + Research

CanadaHelps’ Report Highlights 2023 Giving Trends, Revealing Our Most Generous Cities

Subscription-based giving and securities donations are on the rise as two in ten Canadians turn to charities for essential services such as food and shelter TORONTO, ON–CanadaHelps, the country’s largest platform for donating and fundraising online, has released its annual year-end report today, highlighting an uptick in subscription-based giving as …

CharitiesHungerMarket Research

Food Banks Canada’s landmark Canada-wide Poverty Report Cards highlight deepening food insecurity, failures from governments

Report grades each province and territory; sets out measurable poverty reduction road map OTTAWA, ON—Poverty in Canada is entrenched, deepening, and impacting low-income and vulnerable people in every region of the country according to Food Banks Canada’s inaugural release of the Poverty Report Cards, which call for much-needed action from …

DigitalMarket Research

Nonprofits continue to struggle with rising costs and battle for talent but express cautious optimism as revenues increase, Sage research finds

Nonprofits see technological advancement as a necessity to operate today, but lack the talent to make it a priority TORONTO, ON–Sage, the leader in accounting, financial, HR, and payroll technology for small and mid-sized businesses, released the second part of its annual Grow Together report, which found that Canadian nonprofits …

Industry NewsMarket Research

CanadaHelps’ Annual Giving Report Sounds Alarm

More than half of Canadian Charities Are Unable to Meet the Growing Demand for Services More than 30% of charities report a significant drop in revenue, while 55% say they have fewer volunteers than before the pandemic, challenging their ability to deliver essential services to an estimated two in ten …

Industry NewsMarket Research

Year-End Report Card from CanadaHelps Highlights the Generosity of Canadians

Monthly Donations on the Rise, Gifts of Securities Decline, and Ukraine Fundraising Relief Tapers Off Among Giving Trends on CanadaHelps in 2022 TORONTO, ON–CanadaHelps, the country’s largest platform for donating and fundraising online, released its annual year-end report card today, revealing ways Canadians have engaged in giving this year. As …

LeadershipMarket Research

Canadian leaders confident in their support for employees, despite pandemic

New research: agree the role is much more difficult due to pandemic Winnipeg, MB–As the pandemic continues to change the way we work, Workplace Strategies for Mental Health, compliments of Canada Life teamed up with Mental Health Research Canada to find out more about how leaders are feeling about work. …

Market ResearchTax PlanningWealth Management

Affluent Canadians Prioritize Education, Real Estate for their Children, and Philanthropic Giving

New research report on high-net-worth Canadians reveals the priorities, concerns and blind spots related to the transfer of wealth TORONTO, ON–According to a new report on high-net-worth (HNW) households by IG Private Wealth Management (a division of IG Wealth Management), the pandemic has caused many to pause and reflect on …