Toronto, ON M4T 1E2
President & CEO: Sherry Campbell
Board Chair: Michelle Wright
Charitable Reg. #: 10740 8445 RR0001
Grade: BThe grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Cents to the Cause
Full-time staff #57
Avg. Compensation $62,515
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
|$300k - $350k||0|
|$250k - $300k||0|
|$200k - $250k||0|
|$160k - $200k||1|
|$120k - $160k||0|
|$80k - $120k||3|
|$40k - $80k||6|
About Frontier College:
Founded in 1899, Frontier College’s (FC) mission is to promote literacy across Canada. FC offers programs to inner-city schools, public housing sites, jails, farms, and reserves across Canada. In F2016, FC worked with 31,632 participants, distributed 91,720 books across Canada, and assisted 6,648 children in Aboriginal Summer Literacy Camps.
Frontier College recruits and trains volunteers to assist in programs such as reading circles, homework clubs, one-on-one tutoring, ESL programs for immigrants, and programs to get youth off the streets. In F2016, 2,520 volunteers gave 60,174 hours. As well, FC worked with over 474 community partners across the country.
FC also offers Beat the Street, a program designed to help marginalized, street-involved youth who have not completed high school with a way back into the educational system.
Frontier College is a medium sized charity and received $2.4m in donations in F2016. Its administrative costs are 4% of total revenues. Its fundraising costs are 7% of donations. For every $1 donated, 89 cents go towards Frontier College’s programs. FC has funding reserves of $20.4m, including $15.5m in donor-endowed funds. Excluding these donor-endowed funds, Frontier College's reserves cover 87% of annual program costs, showing a need for funding.
This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by Frontier College. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated on May 18, 2017 by Kevin Silberberg.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending March
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||4.3%||4.5%||4.4%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||6.8%||11.1%||23.5%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||318.5%||347.2%||324.4%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Business activities (net)||487||451||615|
|Cash flow from operations||(842)||1,230||1,964|