Pollution Probe Foundation
Toronto, ON M3C 3E5
CEO: Steve McCauley
Board Chair: Christopher Hilkene
Charitable Reg. #: 10809 2701 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 #11
Avg. Compensation $87,573
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
|$300k - $350k||0|
|$250k - $300k||0|
|$200k - $250k||0|
|$160k - $200k||0|
|$120k - $160k||3|
|$80k - $120k||2|
|$40k - $80k||5|
About Pollution Probe Foundation:
Since 1969, Pollution Probe Foundation has been defining environmental problems through research, promoting understanding through education and pressing for practical solutions through advocacy. Pollution Probe's mission is to improve the health and well-being of Canadians by advancing policy that achieves positive, tangible environmental change. Over the years, Pollution Probe's research has led to significant legislative changes improving the quality of urban air and water. Pollution Probe is a partnership-building organization that engages government agencies, private businesses, and other non-profit organizations that have a legitimate interest in cleaner air and water. The charity attempts to do its work in a non-adversarial manner, helping to obtain buy-ins from governments and businesses. Currently, research is focused on transportation, electric mobility, energy literacy, toxic substances, and the Great Lakes ecosystems.
In F2015, Pollution Probe spent 12% of revenues on administrative costs, significantly down from 58% reported in F2013. In F2015, Pollution Probe spent 34% of donations on fundraising costs. Total overhead costs of 46% fall outside of Ci's reasonable range. Pollution Probe has funding reserves of $1m, which can cover annual grants and programs for 7 months.
Analysis updated by Ruoxi Gao in 2016, currently under review by Pollution Probe.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending March
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||12.1%||13.8%||57.8%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||33.9%||26.6%||41.1%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||59.0%||60.6%||(32.7%)|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $s
|Fees for service||1,923,574||1,415,963||1,091,033|
|Cash flow from operations||543,517||826,877||1,828|