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Here is our updated article on Foreign Universities Applying for Prescribed University Status in Canada 2018. If your university or alma mater is outside of Canada then this article can be vital in terms of understanding how to more easily and tax effectively fundraise from Canada.
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The CRA announced today that they are delaying the Charities IT Modernization Project (CHAMP) till June 2019. When CHAMP is launched, charities will no longer be able to make application by paper application and will have to use the CHAMP system. As well, although not required, charities will be able to file the T3010 under the CHAMP system. Because all charity applications will need to go through CHAMP, it is ideal that it works seamlessly and if that means a delay of 6 or 7 months, I don't think many people will care.
I am looking forward to presenting to the CAGP Advanced Canadian Gift Planning Symposium on international philanthropy in Ottawa on October 17, 2018. Robert Kleinman, Executive Vice-President of The Jewish Community Foundation of Montreal, and myself will present on "Charity Performed Abroad - practical tips and minefields".