- Teams should establish a budget and only fundraise for monies deemed necessary to cover costs
- Teams must ensure all activities planned are sanctioned by RAB (see attached)
- Teams must ensure they are adhering to all AGLC guidelines
- AGLC licenses for fundraising may be required to be run through the Association and therefore may require Association approval.
- Teams must ensure they are adhering to Alberta's Charitable Fundraising Act (https://www.alberta.ca/fundraising-solicitation-responsibilities.aspx)
- Team finances are subject to audit
You do not need an AGLC License for Food related fundraisers, Bottle Drives or Business Donations from our community.
IRA cannot provide a taxable receipt for any business related donations as we are a Not-for-Profit Charitable Organization.
This is for liquor and money related raffles for Fundraising under $20,000.
This includes events such as wine survivors, liquor basket draws, 50/50's.
How To Begin The Process
- Most importantly, as of 2020 teams will apply for their OWN AGLC License Number. Note that this is NOT your raffle license.
- Once approved, your team will be given an internet logon to create your raffle license.
- Please be aware that you will need to OUTLINE what the money will be used for and must meet the criteria outlined in the Charitable Gaming Policies Handbook. See Sections 4.1/4.4/5.10/5.15/5.17 when completing the application form.
- You will need your bank account information that you opened for your team. DO NOT conduct fundraising business through your personal accounts.
- Your team will responsible for completing team financial reporting at the completion of the fundraiser.
As per AGLC, "An organization does not need to be registered as a charity with Canada Revenue Agency to be considered a charitable organization with AGLC."
No longer will IRA AGLC License number be used for any Team Level Fundraising.
Click Here for to Read the Eligibility Requirements.