Toronto, ON M4S 2Z2
Board Chair: Jim Burton
Executive Director: Douglas Keller-Hobson
Charitable Reg. #: 11904 2299 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
Impact Rating: Low
Full-time staff #9
Avg. Compensation $63,587
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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About Hope Air:
Hope Air is the only national charity that provides free flights to people who cannot afford the cost of airfare to access specialized medical care outside their local area. Since 1986, Hope Air has provided over 100k flights to low-income Canadians. According to the charity's survey, 23% of its clients would choose not to go to their medical appointments without Hope Air's assistance. In F2015, Hope Air arranged 11,212 flights for clients in need, a 28% increase from the 8,746 flights provided in F2014. The illness categories of clients in F2015 were 24% cancer, 10% musculoskeletal disorders, 8% nervous system disorders, 7% cardiovascular disorders, 6% gastrointestinal disorders, 5% injury, 3% kidney/bladder disorders, 3% eye disorders, 3% genetic disorders, 3% organ transplant, 3% mental health, and 25% other.
Hope Air spent 4% of revenues on administrative costs and fundraising costs were 8% of donations in F2015. Total overhead costs of 12% lie within Ci's reasonable range. Fundraising and administrative costs come from the charity's T3010 CRA filing as they are not reported separately on the audited financial statements. The charity has funding reserves of $1.4m, which can cover annual programs for 6 months.
Analysis updated by Ruoxi Gao in 2016, currently under review by Hope Air.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending December
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||3.5%||5.8%||5.4%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||8.5%||8.6%||8.7%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||55.6%||50.8%||84.7%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $s
|Cash flow from operations||111,394||85,076||82,049|