In Canada  charitable donations are tax deductible subject to  they are given to a registered charitable organization.
  • Always take a receipt when giving a donation.
  • Keep your receipts
  • You can use the donations given in the last five years. so accumulate them for max benefit
  • Charitable donations can be used by either spouse, except the donation on the t4. 
  • Carry forward (5 years), accumulate and use your donations diligently.