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Shopify (Donation for lower budget orgs) Program Guidelines

  • Quantity: Organizations may request one Shopify product within the lifetime of the organization.
  • Budget:
    • Organizations with annual operating budgets of less than $500,000 are eligible for small organization products in this program.
    • Organizations with annual operating budgets of $500,000 or more are eligible for midsize organization products in this program.
  • Nonprofits and libraries only: Products in this program are available only to Canadian Registered Charities registered with the Canada Revenue Agency, Canadian nonprofits incorporated either provincially or at the federal level, and Canadian public libraries with a library symbol from Library and Archives Canada.
  • Organization types: All organization types are eligible for products in this program.
  • Existing customers: Organizations that already have a Shopify subscription may not renew their subscriptions with products in this program.
  • Terms of service: Organizations that request Shopify products must agree to any applicable terms of service.
  • Organization benefit: Organizations that request products in this program may only use them to support the organization and must clearly indicate on its Shopify store that purchases or donations are for this purpose.
  • Anti-discrimination policy: Organizations that advocate, support, or practice discrimination based on age, ethnicity, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic background are not eligible to participate in this program. Organizations must be willing and able to attest that they do not discriminate on any of these grounds in order to receive products in this program.
  • Case study: Recipient organizations must be willing and able to provide information to Shopify for the purposes of creating a case study or testimonial on this program.
  • Product distribution:
    • Products will be distributed under this program to qualifying organizations only, not to individuals.
    • Recipient organizations may not transfer or resell Shopify products.

Shopify Donations Program Information

The Shopify donation program at TechSoup Canada provides a hosted online ecommerce service to eligible nonprofits, charities, and public libraries throughout Canada.
You can use Shopify to raise funds for your organization by setting up an online shop for selling merchandise.