About Accreditation

Accredited Charities Go Above and Beyond

The Canadian Centre of Christian Charities (CCCC) helps donors connect with Accredited charities, which

  • comply with over fifty indicators of the five CCCC Standards of Accountability
  • achieve CCCC Accreditation
  • demonstrate ongoing compliance with the Standards through an annual submission of documentation to CCCC and periodic virtual or on-site field reviews.

CCCC Accreditation: The Sign of Trustworthiness

When you see the CCCC Accredited Member logo, you can give confidently.

The Accredited Member logo shows an Accredited charity’s transparency and desire to exceed the minimum requirements for maintaining charitable status.

The Standards of Accountability

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Christian Ministry

The charity is committed to the Christian faith.

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Diligent Governance

The charity is governed by an independent, active board that establishes policy and reviews the impact of the organization’s activities

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Financial Oversight and Transparency

The charity demonstrates transparency and proper financial oversight through an independent financial audit, an audit review committee, and public disclosure of its financial statements.

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Organizational Integrity

The charity upholds the highest standards of integrity, adheres to applicable laws, and operates in accordance with its own governing documents.

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Ethical Fundraising

The charity is ethical in its fundraising activities and respects the dignity and interests of the donor.

Learn more about the Standards of Accountability.