Payment methods

Your Impact Account is like an online bank account for charitable giving.

Here are the payment methods we accept:

1) Credit cards and mobile payments

One of the easiest ways to add money to your Impact Account is by credit card. We accept Visa, Mastercard, and American Express.

If you're using the iOS app, you can also add money through Apple Pay. If you're using the Android app, you can also add money through Google Pay. Charges will appear as "CHARITABLE IMPACT" on your credit card statement. 

Note: The minimum and maximum amounts you can add to your Impact Account by credit card are outlined below. There is no minimum account balance that you need to maintain, and no maximum limit.

Deposit Amount                                 Min. Deposit                                  Max. Deposit
Per transaction
To Impact Account                                $5*                                                   $9,999

2) Direct debit

You can use direct debit to set up a monthly deposit to your Impact Account or add a one-time deposit amount of $1,000 or more to your account. 

To use direct debit: 

3) Securities

In addition to adding money by credit card and cheque, Charitable Impact accepts donations of stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and other securities. We can also accept privately traded securities.

Learn how to donate both publicly traded and privately traded securities.

4) Cheque 

You can also add money to your Impact Account by cheque. 

  • Please complete this form to indicate the amount, information to be shared, and your Impact Account details.
  • Please address cheques to Charitable Impact Foundation.

Please mail cheques to:

Charitable Impact Foundation 
Suite 1250 - 1500 West Georgia Street 
Vancouver, BC, Canada
V6G 2Z6

Giving directly to a charity, Giving Group, or Campaign by cheque

If you’d like, you can instruct us to give the money you’re adding by cheque to a specific charity, Giving Group, or Campaign on Charitable Impact instead of simply adding money to your Impact Account balance. We’ll send the money to the recipient once we’ve received and processed your cheque and corresponding form.

Tax receipts for cheque donations

When adding money by cheque, a tax receipt will be electronically issued to you by email (so please be sure to include your email address on the cheque donation form). If you haven’t received your tax receipt by email within four (4) weeks of sending in your cheque donation, please contact us at hello@charitableimpact.com.

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