Ending Bible poverty by facilitating the translation of God's Word among minority language communities worldwide.

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Legal & Financial

Charitable Status

Wycliffe Bible Translators of Canada Inc. is a registered Canadian charitable organization (CRA Charitable Donation #10822 3371 RR 0001) and a charter member of the Canadian Council of Christian Charities (CCCC).

STANDARDS OF ACCOUNTABILITY
Charities must meet all five Standards of Accountability to be approved for Certified Membership.

Certified charities must demonstrate ongoing compliance with the Standards through:

  • an annual submission of documentation to CCCC;
  • periodic onsite field reviews.


Christian Ministry
The charity is committed to the Christian faith.


Diligent Governance
The charity is governed by an independent, active board that establishes policy and reviews the impact of the organization’s activities.


Financial Oversight and Transparency
The charity demonstrates transparency and proper financial oversight through an independent financial audit, an audit review committee, and public disclosure of its financial statements.


Organizational Integrity
The charity upholds the highest standards of integrity, adheres to applicable laws, and operates in accordance with its own governing documents.


Ethical Fundraising

The charity is ethical in its fundraising activities and respects the dignity and interests of the donor.

Learn more about the CCCC's certification standards 

 

Designated Giving Policy

If the project is fully funded: spending of funds is confined to Wycliffe approved programs and projects. Each restricted contribution designated towards a Wycliffe approved program or project will be used as designated, with the understanding that when the need for such a program or project has been met, or cannot be completed for any reason determined by the board, the remaining restricted contributions designated for such program or project will be used where needed most.

Financial Practices and Principles

Download our Financial Practices and Principles (240kb) to learn more about our organization.

Financial Statements

Wycliffe missionaries are accountable to their leaders and leaders are accountable to the board of directors. Furthermore, Wycliffe Canada is accountable to you—a person who prays, gives and promotes the work of Bible translation and other language-related ministries.

Our commitment to you includes financial accountability. Below, you'll find links to past annual reports. For more details on our financial operations, we also provide you with complete audited financial statements. 

Policy to Protect Personal Information

Wycliffe Bible Translators of Canada Incorporated (Wycliffe Canada) will safeguard all personal information entrusted to Wycliffe Canada; and in accordance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and any other applicable legislation, Wycliffe Canada is committed to the following principles:

Definitions/Criteria:

  1. Accountability
  2. Identifying purposes
  3. Consent
  4. Limiting collection
  5. Limiting use, disclosure and retention
  1. Accuracy
  2. Safeguards
  3. Openness
  4. Individual access
  5. Challenging compliance

These principles will be enacted in accordance with the Wycliffe Canada Procedure to Protect Personal Information.

Wycliffe Canada, its directors, officers, members, employees and volunteers are required to comply with the principles and the procedure, and will be given restricted access to personal information solely to perform the services provided by Wycliffe Canada.

Other persons or organizations who act for, or on behalf of, or in partnership with Wycliffe Canada, are also to conform with these principles and procedures, and will be given restricted access to personal information solely to perform the services provided for Wycliffe Canada.

Wycliffe Canada has designated a Wycliffe Canada Privacy Officer. Any inquiry, request or concern relating to privacy matters should be made in writing to Wycliffe Canada. The Privacy Officer may be contacted at:

Privacy Officer
Wycliffe Canada
4316 10 St NE
Calgary, AB T2E 6K3
Canada
Email:

Learn more: Procedure to Protect Personal Information and Frequently Asked Questions.