Topics: Featured, Canadian Charity Law, Ethical Issues and Canadian Charities, Canadian Charities Operating Abroad, Avoiding Canadian 'Charity' Scams
Charities, by virtue of their reputation and access to resources, in some cases make a tempting target for terrorists who are trying to acquire funds and/or legitimacy. Canadian charities need to be diligent in ensuring that their resources are used appropriately and not diverted to non-charitable uses, including terrorism. This article provides some basic guidance as to steps a Canadian charity can take to avoid having their resources misappropriated for terrorism or other inappropriate uses such as fraud.
Here is a copy of the article “Canadian Charities and Terrorism: Preventing Abuse of Your Favourite Canadian Charity”, by Mark Blumberg.
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Mark Blumberg is a partner at the law firm of Blumberg Segal LLP in Toronto and works almost exclusively in the areas of non-profit and charity law.