Vision and Mission

Our Vision

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is committed to achieving excellent kidney health, optimal quality of life, and a cure for kidney disease.

Our Mission

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is the national volunteer organization committed to eliminating the burden of kidney disease through:

  • Funding and stimulating innovative research for better treatments and a cure;
  • Providing education and support to prevent kidney disease in those at risk and empower those with kidney disease to optimize their health status;
  • Advocating for improved access to high quality healthcare;
  • Increasing public awareness and commitment to advancing kidney health and organ donation.

How Your Donations Help

The volunteers and employees of The Kidney Foundation of Canada are proud of the work we do. From helping those at risk of developing kidney disease learn more through our SEEKD program, to giving kids a summer camp respite from their usual routines to supporting patients w short-term financial assistance, The Kidney Foundation of Canada makes an impact where it matters most to patients. These, and many other examples, can be found in our annual Impact Reports.

We encourage donors to look at the value of our contribution to reducing the burden of kidney disease in society. Our Mission speaks to the provisions we make for our primary beneficiaries – those at risk of or affected by kidney disease.

In order to fund its important work, The Kidney Foundation of Canada operates a diverse mix of fundraising campaigns, each with its own cost parameters. These campaigns can also have important other benefits, such as raising awareness of the disease.

The Kidney Foundation supports transparency and ethical practices. Our audited financial statements, showing fundraising costs, are available on our website. We appreciate opportunities to engage with our donors and potential donors, and we invite you to send questions, comments, or concerns to

As part of our compliance to the Ethical Code, please find provided below a link to our T-3010 returns which are filed annually with the Canada Revenue Agency, and a link to our Investment Policy related to our assets. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our donors for their continual commitment to our work in reducing the burden of kidney disease. 

The Kidney Foundation is a registered charity under the Income Tax Act and is incorporated under the laws of Canada.



BC and Yukon Branch - 200-4940 Canada Way, Burnaby BC V5G 4K6 - Tel.: (604) 736-9775 / 1-800-567-8112
Charitable Registration Number: 107567398RR0001