What Is a GiveClear® Giving Fund?

A Canadian Donor Advised Fund (DAF)

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Cash / Securities / Complex Assets

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Receive: Tax Receipt

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To any registered Canadian charity

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Local, national & global impact

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A Giving Fund can consist of:

Financial Advisor

Talk to your Advisor to maximize your giving & tax saving benefits

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Investment Account

Maximize your giving with an investment account. Talk to your financial advisor to create a plan that's right for you


Anyone can open an account & start donating to their favourite charities today!

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Giving Wallet

Hold your funds until you are ready to designate the funds to the charity of your choice. Set up recurring grants & contributions as well.

Giving Made Simple

Once you have signed up for a GiveClear account giving is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

Contributing to your Giving Fund on the GiveClear platform

Step 1: Donate To Your Fund

You can contribute to your Giving Fund by credit card, ETF, e-transfer, or by sending a cheque or wire transfer to GiveClear. Credit card payments and etransfers can be made directly from the website or mobile application - you can even schedule recurring contributions!

Your contribution is an irrevocable donation to GiveClear Foundation, and is immediately tax deductible.

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Step 2: Designate The Funds

Time to have fun! Find what inspires or speaks to you and give. Once you've contributed to your Giving Fund you can choose to grant funds right away or wait until later when you have more time to find the right fit. Grant to any registered Canadian charity. You choose when, where and whether it's a onetime grant or a recurring grant from your GiveClear fund.

Have Kids? Make It A Family Affair

Take part together as a family! Getting children involved in choosing where the funds go is a fantastic way for them to take ownership and experience the power of giving.  Your children can create their own Giving Funds and you can contribute to it and connect on what causes you are supporting, allowing you to experience the impact of your giving together. Contact us to link your accounts.

Tracking your giving through the GiveClear platform

Step 3: Track Your Giving

Track all of your contributions and grants in one place through your GiveClear dashboard. You will receive a confirmation once the funds have been received by the designated charity, which are given with a reference to your fund. If you choose to grant anonymously the designated charity will not receive your information.