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For more than a decade, the number of Canadians who donate to charity has been in decline.

The number of Canadian tax filers claiming charitable donations fell from almost one in four In 2012 to just a little more than one in six in 2022, according to a Statistics Canada report.

“It changes the way I do my job every day,” said Ashley Travis, development and communications coordinator for the P.E.I. Humane Society.

Fortunately, the amount each individual donates is increasing, leading to a growth in donations overall.

But the trend still leaves charities in a precarious position, said Nicole Danesi, senior manager of public relations at CanadaHelps, a charity that supports other charities with donation processing.

Every donor becomes that much more important in the current environment, Danesi said.

A diversified pool of donors makes charities more secure, says Nicole Danesi of CanadaHelps. (CanadaHelps)

“When we’re relying on a …

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