CRA revokes Christian Economic Assistance Foundation

September 12, 2013 | By: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Mark Blumberg
Topics: What's New from the Charities Directorate of CRA, Canadian Charity Law, Receipting by Canadian Registered Charities, Fundraising Guidance for Registered Charities, Using Intermediaries in Canada

CRA has recently revoked the Christian Economic Assistance Foundation as a registered charity.  The charity had been previously covered by the National Post in a story entitled “Parents could face massive bills after CRA accuses Christian schools charity program of running ‘tax scheme’”

Here is the information from the CRA database:


Canadian Revoked Charities - Detail Page
The Charities Directorate has not necessarily verified the information provided by the Charity.
CHRISTIAN ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE FOUNDATION
BN/Registration Number: 118856251RR0001
Charity Status: Revoked
Effective Date of Status: 2013-07-20
Sanction: N/A
Language of Correspondence: English
Designation Description: Public Foundation
Charity Type: Welfare
Category: Welfare - Charitable Corporations
Address: P.O BOX 81120 FIDDLERS GREEN
City: ANCASTER
Province/Territory/Other: ONTARIO
Country: CA
Postal Code/Zip Code: L9G4X2
Charity Email Address:
Charity Web site Address:WWW.CEAF.CA
 
Revocation:
 
Type of Revocation: Revocation for Cause
Income Tax Act Reference: ITA 168.(1) - 168.(2)
Additional Information: N/A
 
Registered Charity Information Return: T3010 Return

Directors / Trustees and Like Officials - CHRISTIAN ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE FOUNDATION
9 Directors / Trustees and Like Officials.
Registered charities that notice problems with their online information should visit the amendment page for instructions on how to correct the information.
Directors/Trustees and Like Officials

1Last name:Guldemond
First name: Adrian
Initial/Middle name: A.
Director/Trustee/Like Officials Term:     
Start Date: 1979-12-17    
End Date:
Position: President
At arm’s length with other Directors, etc.?: Yes

2Last name:VanLoenen
First name: John
Initial/Middle name:
Director/Trustee/Like Officials Term:     
Start Date: 2002-10-08    
End Date:
Position: Vice-President
At arm’s length with other Directors, etc.?: Yes

3Last name:Elisen
First name: William
Initial/Middle name: G.
Director/Trustee/Like Officials Term:     
Start Date: 2004-12-08    
End Date:
Position: Treasurer
At arm’s length with other Directors, etc.?: Yes

4Last name:Vandermeulen
First name: Charles
Initial/Middle name:
Director/Trustee/Like Officials Term:     
Start Date: 1992-06-10    
End Date:
Position: Secretary
At arm’s length with other Directors, etc.?: Yes

5Last name:Nieboer
First name: Harry
Initial/Middle name:
Director/Trustee/Like Officials Term:     
Start Date: 1988-01-21    
End Date:
Position: Director
At arm’s length with other Directors, etc.?: Yes

6Last name:VanDonkersgoed
First name: Elbert
Initial/Middle name:
Director/Trustee/Like Officials Term:     
Start Date: 2011-06-22    
End Date:
Position: Director
At arm’s length with other Directors, etc.?: Yes

7Last name:Verkaik
First name: Doug
Initial/Middle name:
Director/Trustee/Like Officials Term:     
Start Date: 1994-06-21    
End Date: 2012-06-30
Position: Director
At arm’s length with other Directors, etc.?: Yes

8Last name:Kranendonk
First name: Dick
Initial/Middle name: L.
Director/Trustee/Like Officials Term:     
Start Date: 2005-12-06    
End Date:
Position: Director
At arm’s length with other Directors, etc.?: Yes
9Last name:Proper
First name: Herman
Initial/Middle name:
Director/Trustee/Like Officials Term:     
Start Date: 2011-06-22    
End Date:
Position: Director
At arm’s length with other Directors, etc.?: Yes “

Here are some of the charities that received funds in 2011:

Qualified Donees - CHRISTIAN ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE FOUNDATION

10 Qualified Donees.

Registered charities that notice problems with their online information should visit the Amendments page for instructions on how to correct the information.

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Qualified donees


1

Name of organization: JOHN KNOX CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:131810278 RR 0001
City: OAKVILLE
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 734,374

2

Name of organization: HALTON HILLS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:134883982 RR 0001
City: GEORGETOWN
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 607,194

3

Name of organization: LAURENTIAN HILLS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:132414392 RR 0001
City: KITCHENER
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 576,374

4

Name of organization: TORONTO DISTRICT CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:130167281 RR 0001
City: WOODBRIDGE
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 560,370

5

Name of organization: CHATHAM CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:106833312 RR 0001
City: CHATHAM
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 487,596

6

Name of organization: LONDON CHRISTIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:119024032 RR 0001
City: LONDON
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 465,061

7

Name of organization: JOHN KNOX CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:108085440 RR 0001
City: BRAMPTON
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 444,169

8

Name of organization: SMITHVILLE HIGH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:107986143 RR 0001
City: SMITHVILLE
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 425,193

9

Name of organization: GULEPH COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:131970634 RR 0001
City: GUELPH
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 410,205

10

Name of organization: TRINITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:106818974 RR 0001
City: BURLINGTON
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 404,545

Here were the organizations that were identified as receiving funds in 2010:

Qualified Donees - CHRISTIAN ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE FOUNDATION

10 Qualified Donees.

Registered charities that notice problems with their online information should visit the Amendments page for instructions on how to correct the information.

 

#

Qualified donees


1

Name of organization: John Knox Christian School
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:131800278 RR 0001
City: Oakville
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 697,040

2

Name of organization: Toronto District Christian High School
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:130167281 RR 0001
City: Woodbridge
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 577,218

3

Name of organization: Chatham Christian School
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:106833312 RR 0001
City: Chatham
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 532,496

4

Name of organization: London Christian Elementary School
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:119024032 RR 0001
City: London
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 524,419

5

Name of organization: Georgetown District Christian School
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:134883982 RR 0001
City: Georgetown
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 513,918

6

Name of organization: Knox Christian School
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:118984681 RR 0001
City: Bowmanville
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 468,852

7

Name of organization: Laurentian hills christian school
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:132414392 RR 0001
City: Kitchener
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 448,297

8

Name of organization: Smithville High School
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:107986143 RR 0001
City: Smithville
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 447,151

9

Name of organization: Trinity Christian School
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:106818974 RR 0001
City: Burlington
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 391,430

10

Name of organization: Maranatha Christian Academy
Associated charity: No
BN/Registration number:107663874 RR 0001
City: Windsor
Prov/Terr: ON
Amount of gifts-in-kind: $ 0
Total amount of gifts: $ 338,611

The National Post article “Parents could face massive bills after CRA accuses Christian schools charity program of running ‘tax scheme’” is located at:
http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/02/19/parents-could-face-massive-bills-after-cra-accuses-christian-schools-charity-program-of-running-tax-scheme/

 

The amounts of receipts issued were substantial:

http://www.charityfocus.ca/EN/Pages/CharityHistory.aspx?charityid=118856251RR0001&enddate=2011-12-31
Total donations for which tax receipts were given

2011   $9,952,610
2010   $9,351,138
2009   $9,289,877
2008   $8,400,453
2007   $8,241,508
2006   $7,999,946
2005   $7,862,177
2004   $6,932,772
2003   $6,266,978

 

 

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