Breast Cancer Society of Canada
North Sarnia, ON N7T 6Y5
CEO: Kimberly Carson
President: Ann Smith
Charitable Reg. #: 13796 9861 RR0001
Grade: B-The 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 #7
Avg. Compensation $46,748
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About Breast Cancer Society of Canada:
Since 1993, Breast Cancer Society of Canada (BCSC) has been funding breast cancer research and raising awareness for breast cancer in Canada. BCSC aims to improve the prevention, detection and treatment of breast cancer. The charity reports that 1 in every 9 women is expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer. It further states that, every day, 14 Canadian women will die of this disease. BCSC supports early-stage research to help scientists gather data and apply for federal funding (seed funding). It also funds translation research projects that turn laboratory research into new diagnostics and treatments.
UPDATE: May 2019: Charity Intelligence has been trying to update this old report on Breast Cancer Society of Canada since 2018. Its financial statements are not publicly provided. Charity Intelligence has submitted a request for information with the CRA Charities Directorate and hopes to provide this information to donors shortly.
In F2015, Breast Cancer Society of Canada distributed $1.1m in research grants. BCSC gave out $500k to London Health Sciences Foundation, $300k to Queen Elizabeth II Foundation, $200k to Sunnybrook Foundation, $70k to Canadian Institute of Health Research and $10k to Canadian Cancer Research Alliance Conference. It spent $1k on breast cancer awareness programs in F2015. Researchers at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, funded by Breast Cancer Society of Canada, found a new treatment for tumors that increases the sensitivity of tumors to radiation by 20-40%.
Breast Cancer Society of Canada is a Small-Cap charity as it received donations and special event revenue of $1.9m in F2015. Administrative costs are 8% of total revenues and fundraising costs are 31% of total donations. Total overhead costs come to 39%, which is in the upper end of Ci’s reasonable range. BCSC has funding reserves of $1.2m that can cover program costs for 1.1 years.
This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by the charity. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated on June 27th, 2016 by Mirza Ali Shakir.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending June
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||8.4%||5.4%||8.9%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||31.0%||25.9%||27.4%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||113.2%||101.3%||67.0%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $s
|Cash flow from operations||140,947||318,054||9,265|