Not-for-Profit Corporations Act - Related Resources


ServiceOntario has information on Incorporating a Not-for-Profit Corporation and Operating a Not-for-Profit Corporation.

It is responsible for processing applications for not-for-profit corporations under the current Corporations Actand will continue to handle applications for incorporation when ONCA takes effect. It is responsible for the filing, recording and searching requirements under ONCA.

Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)

CLEO provides support to not-for-profit corporations as they make the transition to ONCA.

Law Society Referral Service

The Law Society Referral Service (1-800-268-8326) supplies the name of a lawyer or paralegal who will provide up to one half hour free legal consultation.

Partnership Project

Launched in April 2012 by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, the Partnership Project seeks out advice and ideas on ways to renew, streamline and modernize the relationship between the government and Ontario’s not-for-profit sector.

Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (OPGT)

Part of the Ministry of the Attorney General, the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee plays a role in protecting the public’s interest in charities.

Charities Directorate

Canada Revenue Agency’s Charities Directorate contains information on registering and operating as a charity.

Learn more about Ontario's Not-for-Profit Corporations Act