Constitution Template

Church Constitutions

In order to apply for Registered Charity Status with the Canadian Revenue Agency or for affiliation with the CNBC, your church must adopt a document such as a constitution that identifies your objectives for being established and provides information on how you are governed and your policies for memership, etc. A template for a Church Constitution may be downloaded here.

For complete details and instructions for registering as a charity see the CRA publicaton T4063 entitled Registering a Charity for Income Tax Purposes available online at

For information about how to affiliate with the CNBC, see the Affiliation Booklet.