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Calgary Catholic Immigration Society

1111 - 11 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2R 0G5
CEO: Fariborz Birjandian
Board Chair: Sunny Delaney-Clark

Charitable Reg. #: 11882 3244 RR0001
Sector: Social Services
Operating Charity

Donor Accountability

Grade: B-

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 ]

Need for Funding

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Cents to The Cause

2013 2014 2015
For a dollar donated, cents funding the cause after fundraising and admin costs, excluding surplus.

Full-time staff #142

Avg. Compensation $58,255

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 1
$80k - $120k 2
$40k - $80k 7
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2014

About Calgary Catholic Immigration Society:

Founded in 1981, Calgary Catholic Immigration Society (CCIS) is based in Calgary providing settlement and integration services in Southern Alberta. CCIS's mission is to work in partnership with the community to help immigrants and refugees settle and become contributing members of Canadian society.

CCIS provides a multitude of services to its clients through a multicultural, multilingual and multidisciplinary team of professionals who collectively speak over 70 languages, including the service of over 2,000 volunteers. CCIS offers several specialized services that are designed to aid and enhance the integration process of its clients.

The charity's services include Business, Employment & Training Services; Community Development & Integration; Family & Children’s Services; Resettlement & Integration; Health & Wellness and Brooks & County Immigration Services. In F2015, the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society worked with 29,000 immigrants. 

Financial Review:

CCIS's administrative costs are 11% of revenues and the charity does not report any fundraising costs. Its funding reserves are negative due to long-term debt with an outstanding balance of $6.8m as of F2015.

This report is an update that is currently under review by the charity. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated July 10, 2015 by Yash Ahuja

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending March
Administrative costs as % of revenues 11.2%12.8%13.6%
Program cost coverage (%) (45.6%)(54.1%)(61.8%)

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 13,20612,80012,614
Fees for service 1,4341,3371,508
Business activities (net) 327459711
Investment income 447
Total revenues 14,97214,60014,840
Program costs 11,74211,49611,416
Administrative costs 1,6781,8752,013
Fundraising costs 000
Other costs 348374404
Cash flow from operations 1,2038561,006
Funding reserves (5,358)(6,213)(7,050)
Note: Restricted cash from the Alberta Mortgage and Housing Corporation (AMHC) has been excluded from the funding reserves. This fund balance is $195k as of F2015.

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