charitable organizations

Service Alberta oversees and enforces legislation and regulations that set standards for charitable organizations and professional fundraisers, provides legal authority for non-profit societies to incorporate and helps protect the public from fraudulent, misleading or confusing solicitations.

For further assistance with this topic, please contact the Consumer Contact Centre at 780-427-4088 (Edmonton and area) or 1-877-427-4088 (toll free - other areas in Alberta).


Registering Charities

What you need to know and do for registering a charitable organization. Read more

Responsibilities and Requirements

Like any business, charitable organization have specific obligations and responsibilities that must be followed. There are also rules that must be followed when charitable organizations ask Albertans for donations. Read more

Search for a Business, Charity or Fundraiser

Search for a business, charity or fundraiser in Alberta. You may search by business name, license type and municipality. Read more

Consumer Tips - Charitable Organizations

Read tipsheets about charitable fundraising and the rules charitable organizations must follow. Read more