Policies & Compliance
CHILD PROTECTION POLICY
Canadian Feed The Children (CFTC) stands behind its commitment to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and believes that the opportunity to work with children for the betterment of their futures is a serious undertaking. CFTC will only develop relationships with partners that share this same commitment to the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The organization will take reasonable actions to reduce the risk of abuse, including neglect, exploitation and sexual abuse, for children receiving benefits through its agents and partners. This policy applies to all staff, volunteers and supporters.
For specific reference to the responsibilities and policies that pertain to child sponsorship, please visit our Sponsor a Child FAQs.
Canadian Feed The Children (CFTC) recognizes that an individual’s right to privacy is an essential right to be protected, and understands the importance of protecting personal information in our care or under our control. CFTC’s relationship with its supporters is founded on trust and CFTC is committed to maintaining this trust.
CFTC does not collect identifying information about visitors to our website. CFTC may collect non-identifying information about visitors in order to create summary statistics and to determine the level of interest in information available on the website. This information would include such items as the date and time our site was accessed and the web browser used.
CFTC’s Statement of Commitment to Accessibility
Canadian Feed The Children is committed to creating a welcoming, supportive and inclusive environment that embraces difference. Guided by the four core principles of dignity, independence, integration and equal opportunity, we believe in giving all people the same opportunity to access our goods and services in a manner that respects their dignity and independence.
Canadian Feed The Children is committed to using every effort to ensure that we meet the needs of people with disabilities, in a timely manner, through the implementation of policies and by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility and meeting requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA).
We will incorporate accessibility legislation into our policies, procedures, equipment requirements, training, and best practices. We will review these policies and practices as organizational changes occur to ensure ongoing compliance.
Providing an accessible and barrier-free environment is a shared effort and, as an organization, we are committed to working with the necessary parties to make accessibility a reality for all.
Read the complete Accessibility Policy here.
CFTC’s Whistleblower Policy provides direction to all current and former directors, officers, employees, contractors, consultants, agents, volunteers, donors, partners and clients of CFTC and community members (“stakeholders”) regarding the communication of concerns about questionable or illegal practices or activities or suspected questionable or illegal practices or activities concerning CFTC.
CFTC expects anyone who has serious concerns about any aspect of the operations, programs and services of CFTC to come forward. This Policy provides a confidential procedure through which such concerns can be reported and investigated.
Read the complete Whistleblower Policy here.
In the event that the funds raised exceed the financial needs of the programs you are supporting, your contribution will be used for related efforts to support children and their families.
Code of Conduct
Recognizing that sexual exploitation and sexual abuse violate universally recognized international legal norms and standards and, aligned with Canada’s commitment to the delivery of international assistance grounded in a human rights framework, CFTC will make publicly available, this code of conduct for the prevention, investigation and reporting of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse.