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Osteoporosis Canada

301-1090 Don Mills Road
Toronto, ON M3C 3R6
President & CEO: Dr. Famida Jiwa 
Board Chair: Emily Bartens

Charitable Reg. #: 89551 0931 RR0001
Sector: Health
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

Audited financial statements available only upon request [ Audited financial statement for most recent year ]

Need for Funding

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Cents to The Cause

2012 2013 2014
For a dollar donated, cents funding the cause after fundraising and admin costs, excluding surplus.

Full-time staff #49

Avg. Compensation $78,225

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 1
$120k - $160k 0
$80k - $120k 4
$40k - $80k 5
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2014

About Osteoporosis Canada:

Founded in 1982, Osteoporosis Canada (OC) is the only national organization serving people who have, or are at risk for, Osteoporosis. Its ultimate vision is a Canada free of osteoporotic fractures. Working through 21 chapters in 10 provinces, OC educates, empowers and supports individuals and communities in the risk-reduction and treatment of osteoporosis.

Services include free publications, a bilingual toll-free information line, educational programs and referrals to self-help groups and community resources, as well as OC’s website. OC also works with healthcare professionals to develop practice guidelines and standards for physicians to use in their clinical practice. In F2014, OC allocated  21% of its program expenses to education and program development, 19% to administration and fundraising and 60% to Ontario Strategy, a comprehensive strategy funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, to prevent and manage osteoporosis within Ontario.

Financial Review:

In F2014, fundraising costs were 32% of donations and administrative costs were 20% of revenues. OC has $3.3m in funding reserves, which cover 66% of annual program costs.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending March
Administrative costs as % of revenues 20.1%20.4%24.6%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 31.7%29.1%26.1%
Program cost coverage (%) 66.2%68.0%65.7%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 1,8332,1592,399
Government funding 4,7084,7564,864
Business activities (net) 6311
Investment income 322
Other income 175193188
Total revenues 6,7257,1137,464
Program costs 4,9454,8014,663
Administrative costs 1,3521,4471,833
Fundraising costs 581627627
Other costs 647587
Cash flow from operations (217)162254
Funding reserves 3,2733,2643,063
Note: Ci adjusted revenues for deferred contributions of ($304k) in F2014, $225k in F2013 and ($189k) in F2012.

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