CRA revokes Christian Economic Assistance Foundation

September 12, 2013 | By: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Mark Blumberg
Topics: News, What's New from the Charities Directorate of CRA, Canadian Charity Law, Ethics and Canadian Charities, Avoiding 'Charity' Scams

CRA has recently revoked the Christian Economic Assistance Foundation as a registered charity.  The charity had been previously covered by the National Post in a story entitled “Parents could face massive bills after CRA accuses Christian schools charity program of running ‘tax scheme’”

Here is the information from the CRA database:


Canadian Revoked Charities - Detail Page
The Charities Directorate has not necessarily verified the information provided by the Charity.
CHRISTIAN ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE FOUNDATION
BN/Registration Number: 118856251RR0001
Charity Status: Revoked
Effective Date of Status: 2013-07-20
Sanction: N/A
Language of Correspondence: English
Designation Description: Public Foundation
Charity Type: Welfare
Category: Welfare - Charitable Corporations
Address: P.O BOX 81120 FIDDLERS GREEN
City: ANCASTER
Province/Territory/Other: ONTARIO
Country: CA
Postal Code/Zip Code: L9G4X2
Charity Email Address:
Charity Web site Address:WWW.CEAF.CA
 
Revocation:
 
Type of Revocation: Revocation for Cause
Income Tax Act Reference: ITA 168.(1) - 168.(2)
Additional Information: N/A
 
Registered Charity Information Return: T3010 Return

Directors / Trustees and Like Officials - CHRISTIAN ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE FOUNDATION
9 Directors / Trustees and Like Officials.
Registered charities that notice problems with their online information should visit the amendment page for instructions on how to correct the information.
Directors/Trustees and Like Officials

1Last name:Guldemond
First name: Adrian
Initial/Middle name: A.
Director/Trustee/Like Officials Term:     
Start Date: 1979-12-17    
End Date:
Position: President
At arm’s length with other Directors, etc.?: Yes

2Last name:VanLoenen
First name: John
Initial/Middle name:
Director/Trustee/Like Officials Term:     
Start Date: 2002-10-08    
End Date:
Position: Vice-President
At arm’s length with other Directors, etc.?: Yes

3Last name:Elisen
First name: William
Initial/Middle name: G.
Director/Trustee/Like Officials Term:     
Start Date: 2004-12-08    
End Date:
Position: Treasurer
At arm’s length with other Directors, etc.?: Yes

4Last name:Vandermeulen
First name: Charles
Initial/Middle name:
Director/Trustee/Like Officials Term:     
Start Date: 1992-06-10    
End Date:
Position: Secretary
At arm’s length with other Directors, etc.?: Yes

5Last name:Nieboer
First name: Harry
Initial/Middle name:
Director/Trustee/Like Officials Term:     
Start Date: 1988-01-21    
End Date:
Position: Director
At arm’s length with other Directors, etc.?: Yes

6Last name:VanDonkersgoed
First name: Elbert
Initial/Middle name:
Director/Trustee/Like Officials Term:     
Start Date: 2011-06-22    
End Date:
Position: Director
At arm’s length with other Directors, etc.?: Yes

7Last name:Verkaik
First name: Doug
Initial/Middle name:
Director/Trustee/Like Officials Term:     
Start Date: 1994-06-21    
End Date: 2012-06-30
Position: Director
At arm’s length with other Directors, etc.?: Yes

8Last name:Kranendonk
First name: Dick
Initial/Middle name: L.
Director/Trustee/Like Officials Term:     
Start Date: 2005-12-06    
End Date:
Position: Director
At arm’s length with other Directors, etc.?: Yes
9Last name:Proper
First name: Herman
Initial/Middle name:
Director/Trustee/Like Officials Term:     
Start Date: 2011-06-22    
End Date:
Position: Director
At arm’s length with other Directors, etc.?: Yes “

Here are some of the charities that received funds in 2011:

Qualified Donees - CHRISTIAN ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE FOUNDATION

10 Qualified Donees.

Registered charities that notice problems with their online information should visit the Amendments page for instructions on how to correct the information.

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Qualified donees


1

Name of organization: JOHN KNOX CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:131810278 RR 0001
City: OAKVILLE
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 734,374

2

Name of organization: HALTON HILLS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:134883982 RR 0001
City: GEORGETOWN
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 607,194

3

Name of organization: LAURENTIAN HILLS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:132414392 RR 0001
City: KITCHENER
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 576,374

4

Name of organization: TORONTO DISTRICT CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:130167281 RR 0001
City: WOODBRIDGE
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 560,370

5

Name of organization: CHATHAM CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:106833312 RR 0001
City: CHATHAM
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 487,596

6

Name of organization: LONDON CHRISTIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:119024032 RR 0001
City: LONDON
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 465,061

7

Name of organization: JOHN KNOX CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:108085440 RR 0001
City: BRAMPTON
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 444,169

8

Name of organization: SMITHVILLE HIGH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:107986143 RR 0001
City: SMITHVILLE
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 425,193

9

Name of organization: GULEPH COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:131970634 RR 0001
City: GUELPH
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 410,205

10

Name of organization: TRINITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:106818974 RR 0001
City: BURLINGTON
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 404,545

Here were the organizations that were identified as receiving funds in 2010:

Qualified Donees - CHRISTIAN ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE FOUNDATION

10 Qualified Donees.

Registered charities that notice problems with their online information should visit the Amendments page for instructions on how to correct the information.

 

#

Qualified donees


1

Name of organization: John Knox Christian School
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:131800278 RR 0001
City: Oakville
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 697,040

2

Name of organization: Toronto District Christian High School
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:130167281 RR 0001
City: Woodbridge
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 577,218

3

Name of organization: Chatham Christian School
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:106833312 RR 0001
City: Chatham
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 532,496

4

Name of organization: London Christian Elementary School
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:119024032 RR 0001
City: London
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 524,419

5

Name of organization: Georgetown District Christian School
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:134883982 RR 0001
City: Georgetown
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 513,918

6

Name of organization: Knox Christian School
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:118984681 RR 0001
City: Bowmanville
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 468,852

7

Name of organization: Laurentian hills christian school
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:132414392 RR 0001
City: Kitchener
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 448,297

8

Name of organization: Smithville High School
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:107986143 RR 0001
City: Smithville
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 447,151

9

Name of organization: Trinity Christian School
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:106818974 RR 0001
City: Burlington
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 391,430

10

Name of organization: Maranatha Christian Academy
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:107663874 RR 0001
City: Windsor
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 338,611

The National Post article “Parents could face massive bills after CRA accuses Christian schools charity program of running ‘tax scheme’” is located at:
http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/02/19/parents-could-face-massive-bills-after-cra-accuses-christian-schools-charity-program-of-running-tax-scheme/

 

The amounts of receipts issued were substantial:

http://www.charityfocus.ca/EN/Pages/CharityHistory.aspx?charityid=118856251RR0001&enddate=2011-12-31
Total donations for which tax receipts were given

2011   $9,952,610
2010   $9,351,138
2009   $9,289,877
2008   $8,400,453
2007   $8,241,508
2006   $7,999,946
2005   $7,862,177
2004   $6,932,772
2003   $6,266,978

 

 

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