Feed Nova Scotia
Halifax, NS B3M 2J9
Executive Director: Dianne Swinemar
Board Chair: Paul Kidston
Charitable Reg. #: 11903 9337 RR0001
Social Results Reporting
Grade: A-The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Program Cost Coverage
Full-time staff #37
Avg. Compensation $45,138
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
|$300k - $350k||0|
|$250k - $300k||0|
|$200k - $250k||0|
|$160k - $200k||0|
|$120k - $160k||0|
|$80k - $120k||5|
|$40k - $80k||5|
About Feed Nova Scotia:
The Metro Food Bank Society - Nova Scotia (also known as Feed Nova Scotia) works to eliminate chronic hunger and alleviate poverty in the Province of Nova Scotia. It accepts, collects and distributes food and food related products to 146 food banks and meal programs that collectively support thousands of Nova Scotians each month. It also provides support services for self-help initiatives, including a helpline and an employment-training program.
Feed Nova Scotia distributed over 1.5 million kilograms of donated food in F2014. It received 16,657 calls on its Helpline, including emotional calls (46%), practical calls (23%), and parental support calls (27%). Its Learning Kitchen program had 27 students in F2014, who produced 69,420 meals for local shelters and meal programs.
Fundraising costs are 26% of donations, and administrative costs are 5% of revenues. The organization has funding reserves of $161k, which cover 9% of annual program costs excluding the value of donated food and 2% of annual costs including the value of donated food. The F2014 numbers are for 9 months only as the charity shifted its year end to March from June.
This report is an update that is being reviewed by the charity. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated June 17, 2015 by Yash Ahuja.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending March
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||4.5%||4.0%||3.4%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||26.2%||19.9%||24.1%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||8.8%||13.6%||18.5%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Goods in kind||8,249||12,434||14,690|
|Cash flow from operations||(305)||65||(270)|