Code of Ethical Fundraising
Charity scams are alive and well in Canada. In 2003 the Chronicle of Philanthropy released a report that in North America over $1.28B is lossed due to fraud (and that is only the fraud that is caught!). This hit home this week when Ashley Kirilow was denied bail for her part in a cancery charity scam. Read more »
Imagine Canada released its annual review of the Ethical Code of Fundraising. A copy of the report is below, listing the charities that have adopted The Code.
The Code is one of the many items that you, as a donor, should be looking for when you consider investing in a charity.
Currently there are over 240 charities that have adopted this code. For more information please see the documents below or go to www.imaginecanada.ca/en/ethicalcode.