Vancouver, BC V5T 1J4
Board Chair: Shannon Daub
Director: Gwen Barlee
Charitable Reg. #: 11929 3009 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
Full-time staff #26
Avg. Compensation $30,481
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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About Wilderness Committee:
Founded in 1980, Wilderness Committee (Western Canada Wilderness Committee) is a grassroot organization dedicated primarily to preserving the British Columbia environment. The charity is focused on its mission to protect British Columbia’s biological diversity through strategic research, legal precedents, innovative tactics, and public education. Volunteers play an important role: the charity has over 60,000 members, donors and volunteers. The foundation claims it is Canada’s largest membership-based, citizen-funded wilderness protection group. The charity has a very broad mandate, including wilderness areas, parks, fisheries, logging, endangered species, climate change and toxic substances.
In F2015, Wilderness Committee spent 10% of revenues on administrative costs and 5% of donations on fundraising costs. Total overhead costs of 15% fall within Ci's reasonable range. Wilderness Committee has funding reserves $732k in F2015, which can cover annual grants and programs for 5 months.
Analysis updated by Ruoxi Gao in 2016, currently under review by Wilderness Committee.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending April
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||10.0%||12.2%||11.0%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||4.5%||5.4%||5.6%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||44.2%||43.8%||44.5%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $s
|Business activities (net)||49,273||60,308||72,882|
|Cash flow from operations||87,727||(13,546)||(7,062)|