The CRA has updated its T3010 forms to include the questions on the new qualifying disbursement regime. In other words, if a Canadian charity makes a grant to a grantee that is a non-qualified donee, then they will have to report certain information on the T3010 and also fill in the new Form T1441, Qualifying Disbursements: Grants to Non-Qualified Donees (Grantees).
There was a recent Globe and Mail article “CRA typo causes a multimillion-dollar mistake for the Hewitt Foundation“. This article is a reminder of the importance of the T3010. It is used by many different groups, not only regulators. This article by Paul Waldie is quite interesting. However, I would point out in this short article a number of important omissions.
Risk management is as critical in the not-for-profit sector as it is in the for-profit world. The more common definition of risk is the chance that events prevent an organization from achieving its objectives. In reality, risk is the possibility that events will affect the achievement of objectives.