Charity & Not-for-Profit Law
   
 

Carters is one of the leading firms in Canada in the area of charity and not-for-profit law. The focus of the lawyers at Carters is to provide their clients with effective legal risk management through ProActive Advice. The lawyers in the Charity and Not-for-Profit Law Practice Group at Carters can assist clients in a broad range of services, including the following:

  • Charitable Registration
  • Church, Charity and Not-for-Profit Incorporation
  • Corporate maintenance and filings
  • Donor advised funds
  • Social Enterprise and finance
  • Transition to Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act
  • Amalgamations and Mergers
  • Dissolution and Wind-Up
  • Membership discipline and disputes   
  • National and International Structures
  • Public policy dialogue and development activities
  • Endowment and Gift Agreements
  • Gift Acceptance Policies
  • CRA Charity Audits and Appeals
  • Director and Officer Liability
  • Governance Policies and Advice
  • International Charity Law
  • Investment policies and provincial investment laws
  • Fundraising and Gift Planning
  • Legal Risk Management Audits
  • Privacy Policies and Audits / Anti-Spam
  • Policies on Anti-bribery, Anti-terrorism and Anti-Money Laundering
  • Human Rights Compliance and Litigation
  • Investment Policies
  • Religious Denominational Structures
  • Vulnerable Person Policies
 
Lawyers
   
 
 
 
Publications
   
 
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
By Terrance S. Carter, Jacqueline M. Demczur and Theresa L.M. Man. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 517, Nov 23, 2022.
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
 
Speaking Engagements
   
 
Charity & NFP Law Seminar Materials.
individual presentations here
Charity & NFP Law Seminar Materials.
individual presentations here
The sixth of the Series of seven Webinars was held on June 17, 2020 with a session by Esther S.J. Oh and Sean S. Carter entitled "Managing Sexual Abuse Claims: The New Reality for Churches & Charities".