Rivershed Society of British Columbia

1603-1190 Pipeline Rd.
Coquitlam, BC V3B 7T9
Board Chair: Fin Donnelly
Accountant: Patti Graham

Website: www.rivershed.com
Charitable Reg. #: 88731 3237 RR0001
Sector: Environment
Operating Charity

Charity Rating

Not yet rated

Social Results Reporting

Grade: NR

Charity not yet rated on the public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.

Financial Transparency

Audited financial statements available only upon request

Program Cost Coverage

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Full-time staff #1

Avg. Compensation $16,555

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 0
$80k - $120k 0
$40k - $80k 0
< $40k 1
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2010

About Rivershed Society of British Columbia:

The Rivershed Society of British Columbia (RSBC) formed in the wake of Fin Donnelly`s 1995 "Swim for Life" down BC's longest river, the Fraser River. Since its inception in 1996, the RSBC has earned the respect of many Fraser River Basin organizations, including stewardship groups, schools, First Nations, and local and senior government agencies, by delivering public education programs, community initiatives, and building stewardship capacity in the Fraser River Basin.

Consisting of 34 intricately-linked and interdependant riversheds, the Fraser River Basin drains 21 million hectares (more than a quarter) of British Columbia. The Basin is seen by many as the heart and soul of the province and is a key economic engine with a current population of over 1.2 million people and a strong First Nations history going back thousands of years. The Fraser Basin is experiencing a rapidly growing population and rapidly declining ecosystem health - the largest salmon river in the world is not healthy.

RSBC is dedicated to improving the health of both the Fraser River Basin and all those who live within the Basin.

Financial Review:

Administrative costs are 6% of revenues with fundraising costs representing 5% of donations. RSBC has funding reserves to cover only 14% of annual program costs.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending December
200920082007
Administrative costs as % of revenues 5.7%7.9%3.7%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 5.4%5.7%9.3%
Program cost coverage (%) 14.5%12.1%12.8%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $s
200920082007
Donations 164,442178,888130,224
Government funding 25,50030,10084,150
Other income 660367
Total revenues 190,008208,988214,741
Program costs 167,827200,236190,405
Administrative costs 10,90016,4288,034
Fundraising costs 8,86310,14612,149
Cash flow from operations 2,418(17,822)4,153
Funding reserves 24,27424,28024,280

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