Frequently Asked Questions

1) Why does Canadian Blood Services need to fundraise?
Canadian Blood Services receives operational funding from the provincial and territorial ministries of health (except Quebec). Financial gifts supplement this funding and help us provide better outcomes for Canadian patients. 

2) What is your policy on administrative costs?
Canadian Blood Services will direct no more than 20% of financial donations to cover administrative costs.

3) What is your Charitable Organization Registration Number and official name?
Our official legal name is Canadian Blood Services and our charitable registration number is 87015 7641 RR0001.

4) Will I receive a tax receipt for my gift?
As a registered charity, Canadian Blood Services issues charitable tax receipts for all eligible financial donations.