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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  • Fresh Start Recovery Centre [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Providing solutions that recover lives

    Social Services - Homeless (Addiction Recovery)

    Calgary, AB

  • Furniture Bank [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Your used furniture will change a life

    Social Services

    Etobicoke, ON

  • Habitat for Humanity Canada [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    We build strength, stability and self-resilience.

    Social Services - Housing

    Toronto, ON

  • Building homes. Building hope.

    Social Services - Housing

    Edmonton, AB

  • Hamilton Food Share [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Hunger. It's just unacceptable.

    Social Services - Food Bank (Multi-Service Agency)

    Stoney Creek, ON

  • Every child and youth in Lesotho is supported to become empowered and socially responsible.

    International Aid

    Ottawa, ON

  • Homes First [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Because everyone needs a home.

    Social Services - Homeless

    Toronto, ON

  • Hope Air [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    The Gift of Flight

    Social Services

    Toronto, ON

  • Hospice of Greater Saint John [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Compassionate care that celebrates life

    Health - Palliative

    Saint John, NB

  • Humanitarian Coalition [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Together saving more lives

    International Aid

    Ottawa, ON

  • Indspire [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Indigenous education, Canada's future.

    Social Services - Indigenous

    Ohsweken, ON

  • Inn from the Cold [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Shelter, Sanctuary, Healing

    Social Services - Homeless (Shelter)

    Calgary, AB

  • Inner City Home of Sudbury [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Home of Hospitality Crisis Drop-In Centre

    Social Services

    Sudbury, ON

  • International Justice Mission Canada [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Rescue thousands. Protect millions. Prove that justice for the poor is possible.

    International Aid

    London, ON

  • Great Leaders Start Young


    Toronto, ON

  • Kids.Now [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Kids interested in developing successfully

    Social Services - At-Risk Youth

    Toronto, ON

  • KidSport Calgary [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    So all kids can play

    Sports & Recreation

    Calgary, AB

  • Lifewater Canada [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Because Water is Life

    International Aid

    Thunder Bay, ON

  • Lookout Housing and Health Society [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Solutions to homelessness

    Social Services - Homeless

    New Westminster, BC

  • McGill University [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Open + Connected + Purposeful

    Education - University

    Montreal, QC

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