Ottawa Food Bank
Ottawa, ON K1B 3M9
Executive Director: Michael Maidment
Board Chair: David Law
Charitable Reg. #: 10808 2363 RR0001
Social Results Reporting
Grade: BThe grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Program Cost Coverage
Full-time staff #23
Avg. Compensation $65,821
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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About Ottawa Food Bank:
Founded in 1984, Ottawa Food Bank (OFB) grows, collects and distributes food to local charities that feed poor people. OFB runs the Fresh Harvest and City Harvest programs, in which it retrieves excess food from wastage. Under the Community Harvest program, OFB grows fruits and vegetables on its Black Family Farm near Stittsville.
In F2015, Ottawa Food Bank distributed $7.5m worth of donated food and spent $1.1m on purchasing food. OFB supports 140 emergency food programs and distributes 14 tons of food every day. It gave away 176,553 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables in 2015. OFB reports that it feeds 50,000 people every month.
Ottawa Food Bank claims that every $1 of donations turns into $5 worth of food. OFB further states that 37% of its clients are children and that 45% of its visitors are families with children.
Ottawa Food Bank is a Big-Cap charity, which received monetary donations and special event revenues of $4.7m in F2015 along with donated food worth $7.5m in F2015. Administrative costs are 2% of total revenues and fundraising costs are 15% costs of total donations. Total overhead costs come to 17%, falling within Ci's reasonable range. OFB has total funding reserves of $1.3m. Excluding the cost of donated food, OFB's funding reserves cover program costs for 5 months.
This report is an update and is currently being reviewed by the charity. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated June 20th, 2016 by Mirza Ali Shakir.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending September
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||1.6%||1.5%||1.9%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||14.9%||10.3%||12.1%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||38.4%||28.6%||13.4%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Goods in kind||7,510||7,631||6,358|
|Cash flow from operations||557||494||(24)|