Toronto, ON M4S 2C6
President: David Morley
Board Chair: Don Fox
Charitable Reg. #: 12268 0572 RR0001
Grade: AThe grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Full-time staff #62
Avg. Compensation $84,710
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
|$300k - $350k||0|
|$250k - $300k||1|
|$200k - $250k||1|
|$160k - $200k||3|
|$120k - $160k||3|
|$80k - $120k||2|
|$40k - $80k||0|
About UNICEF Canada:
Founded in 1955, UNICEF Canada (UNC) raises funds for the US-based international organization, United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and advocates for children’s rights in Canada. UNC funds support poor children in developing countries by providing education, counselling and protection as well as various health programs around the world, including food, water, sanitation and hygiene programs. UNC reports that 16,000 children die every day and 2.4 billion people do not have access to proper sanitation. In 2015, 2.7 million children died within the first month of their lives.
In F2015, UNICEF Canada distributed $24.8m to UNICEF for its programs and spent $3.7m on advocating for children’s rights in Canada. UNICEF gave out 2.8 billion doses of 19 vaccines, reaching 45% of the world’s children across 100 countries. It immunized more than 93 million children against measles and distributed 2.5 million cartons of food to poor people in 62 countries. UNICEF arranged medical care, food and education for 47,000 children living alone in Central America. Using supplies from Denmark, UNICEF shipped 33 cargo loads of emergency supplies to respond to crises in South Sudan, Iraq, Liberia, Syria and Central African Republic. The charity provided safe drinking water to 140,000 people stuck in the conflict in Eastern Ukraine.
In F2015, UNICEF withdrew more than 5.6 million children from child labour and saved 10,000 children from armed groups. UNICEF Canada reports that, since 1990, its efforts have led to an increase in school enrolment from 33% to 50%. Further, UNC helped raise the number of education policies and programs in the world from 31% in 2013 to 37% in 2014.
UNICEF Canada is one of Canada’s Major 100 charities, which received donations of $33.9m in F2015. Administrative costs are 7% of total revenues and fundraising costs are 24% of total donations. Total overhead costs come to 31%, falling within Ci’s reasonable range. UNC has total funding reserves of $8.8m that can cover the charity’s annual program costs for 4 months.
This report is an update and is currently being reviewed by the charity. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated July 21st, 2016 by Mirza Ali Shakir.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending December
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||6.8%||9.0%||6.4%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||23.8%||25.1%||23.8%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||30.9%||41.8%||39.0%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Business activities (net)||497||588||226|
|Cash flow from operations||131||318||86|