One Yonge Street, Suite 1014
Toronto, ON M5E 1E5
Founder: John Mighton
Board Chair: Dean Prevost

Charitable Reg. #:86432 6814 RR0001


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Audited financial statements for current and previous years available on the charity’s website.



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



The demonstrated impact per dollar Ci calculates from available program information.


Charity's cash and investments (funding reserves) relative to how much it spends on programs in most recent year.



For a dollar donated, after overhead costs of fundraising and admin/management (excluding surplus) 32 cents are available for programs.

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About Jump Math:

Founded in 2002, JUMP Math works to encourage an understanding and a love of math in students and teachers. It aims to dispel the myth that some people just are not good at math. JUMP Math recognizes that there is a strong link between a child’s academic success and their future contribution to society. It seeks to increase a child’s chance of success by breaking down barriers and providing confidence. JUMP Math uses the latest research in cognitive science and educational psychology to develop its program.

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Kindergarten to grade eight classrooms use JUMP Math. JUMP Math produces teacher resources (detailed lesson plans, unit tests with answer keys, curriculum correlations, etc.), student practice books, and digital lesson slides. In F2019, JUMP Math’s National Book Fund Program awarded resources to 3,380 students in 122 classrooms across eight Canadian provinces and territories. It also holds professional development events across Canada and the US to engage K-8 educators looking to enhance their credentials.

Since 2002, JUMP Math has grown rapidly. It is now used by over 15,000 students in the US, more than 150,000 in Canada, and approximately 12,000 in Spain. JUMP Math has trained 4,200 teachers and awarded 5,000 students with resources.

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Results and Impact

In F2019, 256 students in grades four to seven completed the WRAT-4 math subtest in both the fall and spring of the school year. JUMP Math reports that math achievement grew at 2.6 times the rate of the WRAT-4 standard sample. The number of students scoring ‘average’ or above increased from 50% in the fall to 60% in the spring. The number of students scoring ‘above average’ or higher increased from 4% in the fall to 12% in the spring.

While Ci highlights these key results, they may not be a complete representation of JUMP Math’s results and impact.

Ci has rated JUMP Math as High impact based on demonstrated impact per dollar.

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Impact Rating: High

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JUMP Math is a small charity, with total donations of $832k in F2019. Ci has removed $382k from total donations for F2019 due to a significant decrease in deferred revenue. 

Service from sales of lessons and books was $3.2m (78% of total revenue) in F2019. Administrative costs are 11% of revenues (excluding investment income), and fundraising costs are 57% of donations.  For every dollar donated, 32 cents go to the cause. This is not within Ci’s reasonable range for overhead spending. Funding reserves of $873k can cover 2.7 months of annual program costs.

­This charity report is an update that has been sent to JUMP Math for review. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated on May 26, 2020 by Tenzin Shomar.

Financial Review

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending April
Administrative costs as % of revenues 10.9%7.0%6.4%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 56.9%27.0%29.1%
Total overhead spending 67.8%34.0%35.4%
Program cost coverage (%) 22.5%37.3%39.9%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $s
Donations 832,4141,631,1411,268,310
Fees for service 3,243,1433,246,5762,639,276
Investment income 16,52011,6095,743
Other income 107,72464,11216,525
Total revenues 4,199,8014,953,4383,929,854
Program costs 3,871,3594,186,9173,686,498
Administrative costs 456,738346,563250,745
Fundraising costs 473,523439,868368,521
Total spending 4,801,6204,973,3484,305,764
Cash flow from operations (601,819)(19,910)(375,910)
Capital spending 000
Funding reserves 872,7851,561,0371,470,732

Note: Ci has removed $382k from total donations for F2019 due to a significant decrease in deferred revenue. Ci has also added $141k in F2018 and added $78k in F2017 for increases in deferred revenue. Ci reported publication sales, training, and royalties revenues in fees for services. Ci gathered program, administrative and fundraising costs from the charity’s T3010 CRA filings and backed out amortization from administrative costs.  

Salary Information

Full-time staff: 24

Avg. Compensation: $102,579

Top 10 staff salary range:

$350k +
$300k - $350k
$250k - $300k
$200k - $250k
$160k - $200k
$120k - $160k
$80k - $120k
$40k - $80k
< $40k

Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2019

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Comments & Contact

Comments added by the Charity:

The charity provided these comments for a previous version. Updated comments may be provided shortly:

Founded in Canada in 2002, JUMP Math creates and disseminates math programs for children in kindergarten to grade 8, provides educator professional development and coaching, and conducts math education research in conjunction with leading educational institutions. JUMP Math’s innovative instructional approach is supported by the latest cognitive science research. The charity’s mission is to enhance potential by encouraging an understanding and love of math in students and educators. JUMP Math believes that there is a causal link between a child’s academic success in math and their future life success and contribution to society, regardless of whether they pursue a math oriented career.

JUMP Math resources are available for all grades between kindergarten and grade 8. The charity offers published materials, professional development and coaching to help teachers, tutors, and parents effectively deliver JUMP Math to their students and/or children. In F2017, JUMP Math reached 175,000 students, worldwide, with its classroom and tutoring programs.  In Canada, it reached 150,000 students, including 8,800 students studying in schools on First Nations reserves.  In addition, it provided professional development to over 2,750 educators and, through its National Book Fund and REACH program, it provided free materials for 3,670 students and related teacher materials and professional development and provided resources and training to non-profit tutoring organizations to support over 250 tutors, serving 2,240 students.  In addition, it reached almost 15,000 students in the United States, 12,000 students in Spain and 4,000 additional students around the world.  

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