CARE Canada

Suite 100, 9 Gurdwara Road
Ottawa, ON K2E 7X6
President & CEO: Gillian Barth
Board Chair: Ken Sunquist

Charitable Reg. #: 11883 8333 RR0001
Sector: International Aid
Operating Charity

Social Results Reporting

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 ]

Program Cost Coverage

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Full-time staff #847

Avg. Compensation $44,507

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 1
$160k - $200k 3
$120k - $160k 6
$80k - $120k 0
$40k - $80k 0
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2015

About CARE Canada:

Founded in 1945, CARE Canada mission is to "serve individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world" bypromoting innovative solutions and advocating for global responsibility. Itfacilitates change by: strengthening capacity for self-help, providing economic opportunity, delivering relief in emergencies, influencing policy decisions, and addressing discrimination.

Founded in 1945, CARE Canada (CARE) works in 90 countries reaching more than 72 million people. CARE's economic development program aims to increase women's access to opportunities by supporting girls' education and entrepreneurs. CARE's emergency relief program provides immediate emergency response, aids in long-term recovery and helps communities prepare for emergencies. CARE's healthy food and nutrition program aims to increase families' self-sufficiency by providing education on nutrition and sustainable farming practices. Finally, CARE's maternal, newborn and child health program works to ensure women's health during pregnancy and childbirth. In F2014, under its sustainable foods program in Honduras, CARE reported that 1,132 producers of corn and beans saw a 63% and 137% increase in yield, respectively.

Financial Review:

CARE Canada is a largecharity, with donations of $10m in F2015. It also recorded $38M from international governments and NGOs (included in government funding), and $35m from CARE International Members in F2015. CARE Canada's administrative costs were 4% of revenues in F2015. Its fundraising costs were 27% of donations in F2015. Thetotal overhead costs at 31 cents on the dollar is significantly lower than 50 cents in F2014, whichfell outside CI's acceptable range. This is driven by lower donations in F2014, and a decrease in fundraising costs in F2015. CARE Canada's overhead costs fall within CI's reasonable range. CARE Canada's funding reserves of $34m cover 31% of annual program costs.

This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by CARE Canada. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated on May 17, 2016 by Lynn Tay.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending June
Administrative costs as % of revenues 3.7%4.1%4.0%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 27.3%46.1%41.4%
Program cost coverage (%) 30.6%36.8%-0.9%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 9,6565,9427,411
Government funding 75,19269,18370,519
Investment income 277430217
Other income 36,45335,96240,703
Total revenues 121,578111,517118,850
Program costs - International 112,499103,933111,129
Program costs - Canada 000
Administrative costs 4,4764,5784,689
Fundraising costs 2,6332,7403,068
Other costs 1,040937733
Cash flow from operations 930(671)(769)
Funding reserves 34,37038,285(1,005)
Note: Ci has included international donations in Other Income. Ci has adjusted amortization of deferred capital contributions and gain on disposal of capital assets affecting revenues by ($45k) in F2015, by ($514k) in F2014, and by ($1.8m) in F2013. Ci has adjusted amortization of capital assets by ($504k) in F2015, by ($972k) in F2014, and by ($2.2m) in F2013.

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