Help promote inclusion, belonging and education across Canada.

From Canada Day until July 31st, PayPal will help your gift go even further by adding an extra 1%.


Help promote inclusion, belonging and education across Canada.

Donate to initiatives for Canadians through investments in creating better places to live, work and play. Learn more about Community Foundations of Canada.

Donate now

Or enter any amount

4Rs Youth Movement is a youth-led initiative seeking to change the country now known as Canada by changing the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous young people. Through experiential training, workshops and gatherings, the 4Rs Youth Movement helps to build respectful relationships and conversations with focus on the 4Rs values of respect, reciprocity, reconciliation and relevance.

Learn More

VIBE Arts (VIBE) provides opportunities for youth in under-resourced communities to engage meaningfully in free high quality arts education so that they can build skills, resiliency, lead social change and create lasting impact. Last year alone, VIBE offered over 200 programs and introduced art to over 5,000 youth.

Learn More

The Canadian Down Syndrome Society’s vision is that all people are valued, fully participating citizens. Their mission is to empower Canadians with Down syndrome and their families. The CDSS raise awareness and provide information on Down syndrome through the prenatal, early childhood, school years, adulthood and retirement stages of life.

Learn More

Syrian refugees


PayPal 1% Donation Match Terms and Conditions

Make a donation to Community Foundations of Canada, using PayPal starting on July 1, 2017 through July 31, 2017 and PayPal will match 1% of every donation made (“Offer”).

In order to receive this Offer you must: a) have a Canadian PayPal account in good standing, and b) complete a donation on the PayPal specific page (https://www.paypal.com/ca/webapps/mpp/donate), using your PayPal account to donate, no later than July 31, 2017 at 11:59:59 ET.

By making a contribution you may receive a charitable tax credit to the extent allowed by law. No goods or services will be provided in exchange for your donation. The following transaction is excluded from this Offer: any donation made when you are not logged into your PayPal account. Your donation will be received and receipted by Community Foundations of Canada, a charity registered with the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA), which permits donors to advise a regranting of their donations to qualified charitable organizations. After the campaign has ended, Community Foundations of Canada will disburse the 1% PayPal matching gifts to eligible charities using its standard disbursement process, no later than September 3, 2017.

PayPal reserves the right to cancel, suspend or modify part or this entire Offer at any time without notice, for any reason in their sole discretion.