130 9th Ave S.E.
Calgary, AB T2G 0P3
President & CEO: Donna Livingstone
Board Chair: Jim McLeod

Charitable Reg. #:10743 5695 RR0001

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FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY

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B

RESULTS REPORTING

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DEMONSTRATED IMPACT

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NEED FOR FUNDING

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

50%

CENTS TO THE CAUSE

For a dollar donated, after overhead costs of fundraising and admin/management (excluding surplus) 50 cents are available for programs.



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Programs

About Glenbow Museum:

Founded in 1966, Glenbow Museum welcomes people to come view their collection of artwork, cultural artifacts, and exhibits. The charity’s vision is to get more people interested in art and culture. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada, the museum focused its exhibits and programs around Canadian art and artists. Outside of general operations, the charity runs an education program and a community access program.  In F2018, $6 million was spent on programs. 

Glenbow Museum aims to create a collection that engages people and tells a story. Glenbow Museum is constantly changing its collection and in F2018 the charity acquired 688 new pieces. In total the museums owns over 33,000 works of art. The museum welcomed 150,736 guests in F2018.

The education program is designed to educate school groups about art and culture through a hands-on learning experience. In F2018, Glenbow Museum hosted 329 schools with 52,062 participants in total.

Glenbow Museum’s community access program gives out complimentary tickets. This program serves people who are First Nations, Innuit or Metis, part of a low-income family, new to the country, and people who are a support worker to those with a disability. In F2018, the program provided 26,961 people with free admission to the museum.

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Finances

Glenbow Museum is a medium-sized charity with donations of $2m in F2018. The charity also collected $1.2m from admissions and membership as well as $3.6m in government funding. Administrative costs are 17% of revenues and fundraising costs are 33% of donations. For every dollar donated to the charity, 50 cents go to the cause. This is outside Ci’s reasonable range for overhead spending. Glenbow Museum has funding reserves of $31m. Funding reserves can cover program costs for almost 5 years. 

This charity report is an update that has been sent to Glenbow Museum. Comments and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated on July 11, 2019 by Stefan Tetzlaff.

Financial Review


Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending March
201820172016
Administrative costs as % of revenues 16.9%17.4%16.4%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 33.4%47.4%50.1%
Program cost coverage (%) 486.9%514.1%468.2%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
201820172016
Donations 1,9951,3611,844
Government funding 3,5883,5883,588
Fees for service 1,2081,004977
Business activities (net) (39)(20)(35)
Investment income 1,0733,423(428)
Other income 462590387
Total revenues 8,2879,9466,334
Program costs 6,2905,8866,089
Administrative costs 1,2151,1321,105
Fundraising costs 666646923
Cash flow from operations 1152,282(1,784)
Capital spending 000
Funding reserves 30,62430,25828,509

Note: Ci recognized museum shop revenue net of expenses reducing revenues by $547k in F2018, $522k in F2017, and $510k in F2016. Ci recognized unrealized gains (loss) affecting revenue by ($12k) in F2018, 420k in F2017, and ($39K) in F2016.

Salary Information

Full-time staff: 48

Avg. Compensation $76,032

Top 10 staff salary range

$350k +
0
$300k - $350k
0
$250k - $300k
0
$200k - $250k
1
$160k - $200k
0
$120k - $160k
3
$80k - $120k
6
$40k - $80k
0
< $40k
0

Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2018

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Website: www.glenbow.org
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