Our Donor Promise

Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation is a registered charitable organization that
abides by Imagine Canada‘s Ethical Fundraising and Financial Accountability Code. We  adhere to the standards of practice of Canada Revenue Agency, the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Code of Ethics, and the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy standards.

Imagine Canada Standards AccreditationIn order to merit the trust and confidence of our donors, we pledge to adhere to the rigorous standards of gift stewardship including the Donor Bill of Rights developed by the Association of Fundraising Professionals: Philanthropy is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To ensure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the nonprofit organizations and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have these rights:

I. To be informed of the organization’s mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.

II. To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organization’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.

III. To have access to the organization’s most recent financial statements.

IV. To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.

V. To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.

VI. To be assured that information about their donation is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.

VII. To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.

VIII. To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors.

IX. To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that an organization may intend to share.

X. To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us:

Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation
Charitable Registration Number
137253571 RR0001

Email: qchfound@qch.on.ca

Phone: 613-721-4731

Mail or In Person:

Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation
3045 Baseline Road  Ottawa, ON  K2H 8P4