Responsibilities & requirements

How it works

Fundraisers must follow certain rules when asking Albertans for charitable donations.

Three key responsibilities set by the Charitable Fund-raising Act and Regulation are:

  • disclosing information to donors
  • preparing financial statements
  • keeping proper records

Charitable organizations and fund-raising businesses can be fined if they are convicted of offences under the Act.

Contact this service

780-427-4088
(Edmonton and area)

1-877-427-4088
(toll free in Alberta))

8:15 am - 4:30 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)

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