Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace

1425 René-Lévesque Blvd West, 3rd Floor
Montreal, QC H3G 1T7
Executive Director: David Leduc
President: Ray Temmerman

Charitable Reg. #: 11882 9902 RR0001
Sector: International Aid
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

Most recent audited financial statements available on the charity's website [ Audited financial statement for most recent year ]

Need for Funding

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Full-time staff #71

Avg. Compensation $71,595

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 1
$80k - $120k 9
$40k - $80k 0
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2015

About Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace:

Founded in 1967, Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (CCODP) is the official international development organization of the Canadian Catholic Church and is a member of Caritas Internationalis. CCODP supports Global South partners in developing alternative social, political and economic structures. It also educates Canadians about the causes of poverty, encouraging them to take action.

Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace’s international programs focus on community development and emergency relief and reconstruction in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. In F2015, its international programs made up 88% of its total spending. Of this, 53% was allocated to democracy and citizen participation, 9% was allocated to equality, 9% was allocated to peace and reconciliation, 17% was allocated to natural resources, 7% was allocated to ecological justice, and 5% was allocated to food. In F2015, it delivered 205 development and humanitarian aid projects to 37 countries.

Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace’s Canadian programs (making up 12% of the charity’s total spending) deliver education and action campaigns to raise awareness and mobilize action. In F2015, CCODP delivered 556 educational events to more than one million Canadians.

Financial Review:

Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace is a large charity, with donations of $16.4m in F2015. It also receives significant government funding, making up 47% of funding at $16m in F2015. The charity’s administrative costs are 19% of revenues and its fundraising cost are 7% of donations. For every $1 donated to the charity, 74 cents is put towards its programs, falling within Ci’s reasonable range. The charity’s funding reserves of $38.9m include $1.1m in donor-endowed funds. This means that it can cover 1.2 years of its annual programs using its existing reserves.

This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated on June 14, 2016 by Lynn Tay.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending August
Administrative costs as % of revenues 18.5%13.5%13.4%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 7.2%3.7%4.2%
Program cost coverage (%) 117.0%166.5%143.9%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 16,41626,89916,545
Government funding 15,97612,8127,195
Investment income 1,3783,2632,390
Other income 397542776
Total revenues 34,16743,51626,906
Program costs - International 29,22623,60418,918
Program costs - Canada 4,0543,5713,263
Administrative costs 6,0755,4433,287
Fundraising costs 1,1821,001686
Other costs 81415
Cash flow from operations (6,378)9,883736
Funding reserves 38,92045,25331,918
Note: Ci has adjusted deferred donations, unrealized gains (losses), investment income and endowment contributions affecting revenues by ($5.4m) in F2015, by $8.5m in F2014, and by ($2.1m) in F2013. Ci has adjusted changes in unrealized gain on investments, gain on disposal of investments and amortization affecting expenses by $419k in F2015, by $2.5m in F2014, and by $1.5m in F2013.

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