Imagine Canada Membership
Imagine Canada Members, Sector Champions and Sector Affiliates
The following is a list of Imagine Canada Members, Sector Champions and Sector Affiliates. Our goal in maintaining this list is to recognize the leaders and supporters who are working to strengthen the charitable and nonprofit sector in Canada through their engagement with Imagine Canada.
Members are Canadian registered charities and nonprofits and have been categorized as Sector Champions, Sector Affiliates and Members.
- Sector Champions - Often Canada's largest charities and nonprofits, with a national scope and have taken on leadership roles in the sector. This is an optional membership category.
- Members - Canadian charities and nonprofits that support Imagine Canada's work and vision and seek to engaged members of the sector.
- Sector Affiliates - Support the work of the sector and are made up of government agencies, consultants, individuals, and international supporters.
List updated as of May 3, 2013
Did you know that there are 161,000 nonprofilts and charities in Canada?
Did you know that Canada’s nonprofit and voluntary sector is the 2nd largest in the world?
The sector represents $79.1 billion or 7.8% of the gross domestic product
The sector is larger than automotive and manufacturing. It generates $112 billion in revenues and employs 2 million people
Canadians donated $10 billion in 2007
Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick have the highest donor rates.
Canadians volunteered 2.1 billion hours in 2007
Young Canadians aged 15 to 24 are more likely to volunteer than Canadians in any other age group
One percent of nonprofits command 60% of all revenues flowing to the sector
Canadians with the lowest household incomes give a greater percentage of their income than others
Saskatchewan has the highest volunteer rate in the country, followed by the Northwest Territories and the Yukon
Those exposed to giving and volunteering activities early in life are more likely to continue those behaviours as adults