Four Star Charities

Charity Intelligence has rated over 750 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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  • Coming Together to Help. Helping to Come Together.

    Fundraising Organization

    Montreal, QC

  • To improve the health and quality of life of the communities we serve

    Health

    Toronto, ON

  • Chalice Canada [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Sharing Christ with those in need

    International Aid

    Bedford, NS

  • Charity Intelligence [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Be Informed. Give Intelligently. Have Impact.

    Public Benefit

    Toronto, ON

  • Children's Cottage Society [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Safe children in healthy families

    Social Services - At-Risk Youth

    Calgary, AB

  • CODE [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Rewriting the story for global literacy

    International Aid

    Ottawa, ON

  • CUPS Calgary Society [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Resilience for life.

    Social Services

    Calgary, AB

  • Cystic Fibrosis Canada [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Working towards our vision of a world without cystic fibrosis.

    Health

    Toronto, ON

  • Daily Bread Food Bank [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Because hunger doesn't wait for policy change.

    Social Services - Food Bank (Distributor)

    Toronto, ON

  • David Suzuki Foundation [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    We are nature. All people, and all species.

    Environment

    Vancouver, BC

  • Discovery House [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Domestic violence ends here.

    Social Services - Women

    Calgary, AB

  • Doctors Without Borders [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Medical aid where it is needed most. Independent. Neutral. Impartial.

    International Aid

    Toronto, ON

  • East York Learning Experience [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Assist adults seeking to improve their personal and working lives through programs in literacy and basic math and computer skills.

    Education

    Toronto, ON

  • Ecojustice [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Canada's leading not-for-profit organization of lawyers and scientists devoted to protecting the environment.

    Environment

    Vancouver, BC

  • Doing good in the world.

    International Aid

    Mississauga, ON

  • Ethiopiaid Canada [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Creating lasting change from within.

    International Aid

    Ottawa, ON

  • Eva's Initiatives [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    We're more than a shelter, we're a fresh start.

    Social Services - Homeless Youth

    Toronto, ON

  • Farm Radio International [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    It's amazing what good radio can do.

    International Aid

    Ottawa, ON

  • Food Banks Canada [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    A Canada where no one goes hungry.

    Social Services - Food Bank (Distributor)

    Mississauga, ON

  • Food for Life Canada [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Recovering fresh and nutritious food for those in need.

    Social Services - Food Bank (Distributor)

    Burlington, ON