Insurance Solutions to Meet the Unique Needs of:

Registered Charities,
Corporations & Organizations holding charitable status,
Trusts, and Cooperatives,
Not for Profit Organizations & Social Enterprises

More than just an Insurance Policy

We understand the unique risks faced by charities and non-profit organizations, and we strive to protect you and the diverse communities you serve. Why? Because, we are owned by a charitable trust, which gives us a greater insight into the challenges you face every day. This level of understanding means we support you with genuine experience and expertise.

You require specialized and tailored insurance coverage to help protect you and your community, as well as your staff, volunteers, visitors, your reputation, and your property. We understand what you need. And, we have also developed a range of tools, resources, and value-added services to help you manage the risks that are unique to you.

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A Specialist who understands you

“They do great work. They helped us to manage a claim seamlessly to resolution and with professionalism and ease, and I so appreciate that they are very good at what they do.”

Angie Peters
President & CEO
Yonge Street Mission

Providing you with peace of mind

Today we provide tailored, and cost-effective insurance solutions for charities, community groups, charitable trusts, voluntary and non-profit organizations, community groups, social enterprises and more.

Using our specialist knowledge and a deep understanding of the risks you face, we have developed insurance solutions as well as other tools, resources and value-added services that safeguard your facilities, assets, volunteers, and fundraising activities, as well as your goodwill and standing in the community.

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Broad property coverage for buildings and contents, employee dishonesty and protection against loss of income including for grants and donations.

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Third party bodily injury and property damage coverage, including the addition of volunteers as employees

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Errors & Omissions

Covers lawsuits due to a negligent act, error, or omission arising from a service you provided.

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Directors & Officers Liability

Protection for your Directors and Officers arising out of their responsibilities, including wrongful dismissal.

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Provides financial protection for your organization, including legal liability, civil and criminal defense costs

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Includes coverage for incidents of a data breach and cyber-attack.

Because Ecclesiastical is owned by a charitable trust, we share your deep commitment to serving the community and giving back. We understand what it takes to protect charity and non-profit organizations just like yours. We’ve been doing just that for well over 100 years, and we’re here to help you now.

Kevin Webster

Regional Vice President, Western Region
Charity & Non-Profit Segment Lead

Giving back is what we do 

We support the charity and non-profit sector in various ways. We give back, and over the years countless charities have benefited from the generosity of our employee-led and corporate giving. Our employees across Canada volunteer their time, lend their support, and offer creative fundraising ideas. And we develop materials, toolkits, and advice to help charities and non-profit organizations. Our fundraising hub offers information on how to raise funds, work with your stakeholders, and raise awareness of your organization.

Helping you Identify and manage risk

To further support you, we have developed a range of tools, resources and educational seminars designed to help you manage the types of risks that are unique to your organization.

100% Customer Satisfaction

Ecclesiastical annual risk management customer satisfaction survey 2020

Protect Your Volunteers, Your Staff And The Communities You Serve

According to a recent Government of Canada report, almost 13.3 million Canadians – the equivalent of 47% of the population aged 15 and over – volunteered for registered charities and…

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Employee Fidelity/Workplace Fraud

Disappearing petty cash… false billing… bogus cheques… altered expense claims… credit card fraud… financial misrepresentation… Theft occurs in all kinds of organizations including small, not-for-profit agencies, retirement homes, schools and…

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Bouncy Castles and Other Inflatable Amusement Rides

Safety issues and best practices for setup and use The type of amusement ride known as a bouncy castle, jumping house or inflatable bouncer has become an extremely popular attraction…

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Value-added services

With over a century of experience and expertise behind us, we are continuously looking for innovative, value added services that we can provide to your organization’s leadership as included, cost-free, benefits. Services like:

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Unlimited, cost-free confidential telephone access to experienced lawyers, with whom you can discuss sensitive legal issues.

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Unlimited, cost-free confidential telephone access to experienced and qualified counsellors with whom you can discuss sensitive workplace issues.

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Unlimited, cost-free telephone access to qualified HR professionals and lawyers who can provide information and guidance, as well as practical solutions.

Here for you when it matters most

Our in-house claims specialists always take a proactive approach when handling claims. We’ll do everything we can to resolve your claim quickly and efficiently, so you can focus on what you do best – supporting your community.

94% Customer Satisfaction

Ecclesiastical annual claims customer satisfaction survey 2020

"We felt supported and that our claim was managed very well. Particularly appreciated the speed of communication. We are very pleased to have insurance coverage from Ecclesiastical Insurance."

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