Mission Statement

Charitus serves individuals, congregations and organizations within the ELCIC, their partnerships and their evolving communities. We lead the way in faith-based, ethical investment of funds. We grow generosity by providing expertise in charitable giving and philanthropic intent, partnering in explorations of reimagined missions and other stewardship assistance.

Charitus’s vision is to be:

An innovative leader at the intersection of faith, finances and philanthropy. We excel in empowering Canadian Lutherans and their evolving communities to discern their stewardship potential and invest their resources to support a just and sustainable world.

Charitus Values

Being trustworthy

We seek to build trust by being ethical, accountable and transparent in the work we do. We are continually striving to ensure that all partners can remain confident that their resources are used wisely in carrying out our common vision.


Making a difference

Charitus is committed to taking an innovative leadership role in faith-based, ethical investing, funding charitable works and undertaking initiatives that benefit our communities.

Respect for all people and their diversity

We are all created in God’s image. Charitus will express this belief by treating all persons with dignity and respect and honouring their human rights, as we celebrate and embrace their uniqueness.


All that we receive is a gift from God entrusted to our nurture and care. As a faith-based, charitable organization, Charitus is called to be a responsible steward, shepherding the investments and gifts in our care.


We partner in a collaborative and prudent fashion, striving for the long-term sustainability of resources entrusted to us.


We promote trust, collaboration and open communication to help create a positive community that maximizes the potential of all. We strive to create an environment where problem-solving and feedback are encouraged.