Youth Science Canada is accredited under Imagine Canada's national Standards Program, which has the following goals:
Help Canadian charities and nonprofits improve their practices in five foundational areas: board governance, financial accountability & transparency, fundraising, staff management, and volunteer involvement;
Increase the transparency of charities and nonprofits in these foundational areas;
Recognize organizations that meet the standards; and
Strengthen public confidence in individual charitable and nonprofit organizations and the sector as a whole.