Submitted by lesleyconley on Fri, 10/08/2010 - 14:58 The Basics RC1. Is my organization a registered charity? RC2. My organization is a “non-profit”. Is it a registered charity? RC3. My organization engages in “charitable” causes in our province. Does that mean that it is a registered charity? RC4. What is a charitable registration number? RC5. How can I find out if my organization is a registered charity? RC6. Our charity wants to change to some new activities. Can we do this? RC7. Can our charity lend its registration number to another organization? RC8. We’ve accomplished our goals! How can our charity wrap up its operations? RC9. How can I talk to someone at the Charities Directorate of the Canada Revenue Agency? RC10. How can a registered charity carry out its charitable purpose? RC11. Do non-profit organizations and charities have to file income tax returns to Revenue Canada? RC12. Are there residency requirements for the directors of a Canadian charity?