Myths and Realities

Myth: The government’s extensive social service net adequately meets the needs of Canadians
Reality: There are 161,000 Canadian Charities and nonprofits organizations providing services that address social, cultural, economic and environmental issues

Click here for more Myths and Realities

Interesting Facts

  • Canada has the 2nd largest voluntary sector in the world - 6.5 million volunteers
  • 161,000 charitable, nonprofit and voluntary organizations in Canada
  • Represent revenues of $112 billion

Click here for more Interesting Facts


Click on Motivations for an overview of why individuals choose to volunteer.


Let us know how we are doing. Click here to complete our online survey.


Donate Now Through!