Chalice Canada

101-26 Union Street
Bedford, NS B4A 2B5
President: Fr. Patrick Cosgrove
Board Chair: Mike Foster

Charitable Reg. #: 13759 1012 RR0001
Sector: International Aid
Operating Charity

Social Results Reporting

Grade: C+

The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.

Financial Transparency

Audited financial statements for current and previous years available on the charity's website [ Audited financial statement for most recent year ]

Program Cost Coverage

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Full-time staff #41

Avg. Compensation $53,588

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 0
$80k - $120k 1
$40k - $80k 9
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2015

About Chalice Canada:

Founded in 1994, Chalice Canada (formerly Christian Child Care International) is a ministry of the Catholic community. Its mission is to create and nurture relationships of life and love wherever it serves. It aims to share Christ with all in need.

In F2015, Chalice Canada's Sponsorship Programme had 57 sponsor sites operating in 15 countries in Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe. The program helps over 47,000 children by providing access to education, nutritious food, medical care and clothing.

In F2015, Chalice also supported 13 community projects including providing access to University in Bolivia, building a church in Ghana, and supporting a daycare and multi-purpose centre in Bolivia. Chalice also provided disaster relief in 4 communities, including responses for the floods in India and relief for Typhoon Ruth in the Philippines. Chalice also supported 35 people with critical needs, such as providing housing and food to families.

Financial Review:

Chalice Canada is a Major 100 charity, with $24.5m in donations in F2015. Its administrative costs are 4% of revenues and its fundraising costs are 5% of donations. For every $1 donated to the charity, 91 cents is put towards its programs, falling within Ci's reasonable range. Chalice Canada's funding reserves of $9m include $146k in donor-endowed funds. This results in a program cost coverage ratio, excluding donor-endowed funds, of 42%. This means that the charity can cover 5 months of its annual program costs with its existing reserves.

This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by Chalice Canada. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated on June 1, 2016 by Lynn Tay.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending June
Administrative costs as % of revenues 3.8%4.0%3.5%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 4.5%4.2%4.1%
Program cost coverage (%) 43.0%66.8%59.9%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 24,45622,87321,447
Investment income 207763140
Total revenues 24,66323,63621,587
Program costs 21,05619,82120,195
Administrative costs 935903753
Fundraising costs 1,097969884
Cash flow from operations 1,5751,943(245)
Funding reserves 9,04713,23412,095
Note: Ci has adjusted amortization affecting expenses by ($155k) in F2015, by ($128k) in F2014, and by ($138k) in F2013.

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