Charity Intelligence has rated over 650 charities on a scale of 0 to 4 stars. 4 star is our highest rating. 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 our methodology page.

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  • Nature Conservancy Canada [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    A force for nature.


    Toronto, ON

  • Protecting Animals since 1873

    Animal Welfare

    Stouffville, ON

  • Operation Eyesight Universal [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    For all the world to see

    International Aid

    Calgary, AB

  • Opportunity International Canada [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Changing lives, changing course. Replacing poverty with sustainability.

    International Aid

    Toronto, ON

  • Ottawa Food Bank [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Help people get beyond hunger

    Social Services - Food Bank (Distributor)

    Ottawa, ON

  • Ottawa Hospital Foundation [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Compassionate People, World-Class Care

    Health - Hospital Foundation

    Ottawa, ON

  • Our Place [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Live, share and grow together.

    Social Services - Homeless (shelter)

    Victoria, BC

  • Oxfam Quebec [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Dedicated to implementing sustainable solutions to poverty and injustice

    International Aid

    Montreal, QC

  • Pathways Clubhouse [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Mentally healthy people in a healthy society

    Social Services - Homeless (Mental Health)

    Richmond, BC

  • Pathways to Education [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Building a graduation nation


    Toronto, ON

  • Compassion. Care. Support.

    Health - Palliative

    Toronto, ON

  • PLAN Canada [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Plan to change the world

    International Aid

    Toronto, ON

  • Queen's University [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of thy times

    Education - University

    Kingston, ON

  • Rick Hansen Institute [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    A world without paralysis after spinal cord injury


    Vancouver, BC

  • Right to Play [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    When children play, the world wins.

    International Aid

    Toronto, ON

  • Salvation Army [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Giving Hope Today

    Social Services

    Toronto, ON

  • Sarnia-Lambton Rebound [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Supporting Youth & Strengthening Community

    Social Services - At-Risk Youth

    Sarnia, ON

  • Save A Family Plan [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    Partnering with the poor for a just world

    International Aid

    London, ON

  • Save the Children Canada [Charity Rating: 4/4]


    International Aid

    Toronto, ON

  • Second Harvest [Charity Rating: 4/4]

    30 years of food rescue

    Social Services - Food Bank (Distributor)

    Toronto, ON

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