The CBA Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Section deals with legal issues related to this important sector. Our Section includes lawyers who advise or serve on the boards of charitable and other not-for-profit organizations – or are otherwise involved with the law and practice related to the charitable and not-for-profit sector.

Our Section liaises regularly with:

  • The American Bar Association’s Tax-Exempt Section
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals
  • Canada Revenue Agency and its Stakeholder Forum
  • Canadian Association of Gift Planners
  • Finance Canada
  • Government Relations Coordinating Group
  • Imagine Canada (Canadian Centre for Philanthropy)
  • Industry Canada

Our Committees

Would you like to contribute and network with other legal professionals in the field? Send an email to cbacharities@cba.org to join one of our committees:

  • Federal-Provincial Initiatives
  • Financial Issues
  • Related Business/Community Economic Development
  • Not-for-Profit Law Issues
  • Gifts In Kind
  • Anti-Spam Measures
  • Industry Canada – Consultation on Canada Business Corporations Act

Our Section members also provide input to the CBA Tax Court Bench and Bar Liaison Committee.

Get Involved

There are many other ways to get involved:

Stay Informed

Questions? Feel free to contact us!

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