Charity Intelligence has rated over 700 charities on a scale of 0 to 4 stars. Below is a list of the 4-star charities that we have found to date, based on our metrics. To see how the star ratings are calculated, please see our methodology page.

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  • United Way of the Lower Mainland [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Changing lives. Together.

    Fundraising Organization

    Burnaby, BC

  • United Way of Winnipeg [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Creating opportunities for a better life for everyone

    Fundraising Organization

    Winnipeg, MB

  • United Way Ottawa [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Changing Lives. Together.

    Fundraising Organization

    Ottawa, ON

  • We are united

    Fundraising Organization

    Windsor, ON

  • Unity Charity [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Using hip hop to improve young people's lives and create healthier communities

    Social Services - Youth

    Toronto, ON

  • University of Alberta [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Whatsoever things are true

    Education - University

    Edmonton, AB

  • University of British Columbia [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    It is up to you. A place of mind.

    Education - University

    Vancouver, BC

  • University of Calgary [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    I will lift up my eyes.

    Education - University

    Calgary, AB

  • University of Manitoba [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    To create, preserve and communicate knowledge, and thereby, contribute to the cultural, social and economic well-being of the people of Manitoba, Canada and the world.

    Education - University

    Winnipeg, MB

  • University of New Brunswick [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    The University of New Brunswick…And The World

    Education - University

    Fredericton, NB

  • University of Regina [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Together We Are Stronger

    Education - University

    Regina, SK

  • University of Toronto [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    As a tree through the ages

    Education - University

    Toronto, ON

  • University of Victoria [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    A multitude of the wise is the health of the world

    Education - University

    Victoria, BC

  • University of Western Ontario [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Truth and usefulness

    Education - University

    London, ON

  • Victoria Hospice Society [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Quality end-of-life care for all

    Health - Palliative

    Victoria, BC

  • WE Charity [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Together WE Change the World

    International Aid

    Toronto, ON

  • Wesley Urban Ministries [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Support, every step of the way

    Social Services - Homeless

    Hamilton, ON

  • Wood Buffalo Food Bank [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Ensure food security for all citizens in Wood Buffalo

    Social Services - Food Bank (Distributor)

    Fort McMurray, AB

  • World Animal Protection [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Together we move the world for animals.

    Animal Welfare

    Toronto, ON

  • World Renew [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Living Justice. Loving Mercy. Serving Christ.

    International Aid

    Burlington, ON

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