KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives


FoundedJuly 2001
In their own words“a partnership of eleven Canadian churches and church agencies committed to faithful action for justice and peace… in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories.”


  • 2012 total revenue: $2,664,683.
  • According to November 2009 press reports, the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) denied KAIROS’ application for a $7 million four-year grant following allegations that KAIROS took “a leadership in the boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign.” A CIDA spokesman explained that “[a]fter completing due diligence it was determined that the organization’s project does not meet CIDA’s current priorities.”
  • In September 2011, CIDA rejected an additional application due to doubts that the proposal would be “good value for money.”
  • According to its 2012 annual report, donors include: Social Justice Fund, Basilian Human Development Fund, and others.


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