Feed Nova Scotia
Dartmouth, NS B3B 1H2
Executive Director: Nick Jennery
Board Chair: Thomas Kozloski
Charitable Reg. #: 11903 9337 RR0001
Grade: BThe 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
Impact Rating: Fair
Full-time staff #27
Avg. Compensation $65,261
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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. As reported by Food Banks Canada HungerCount report, individuals helped by food banks in Nova Scotia rose by 21% between 2015 and 2016. Feed Nova Scotia accepts, collects and distributes food and food-related products to 147 member agencies that collectively supported 43,682 Nova Scotians in F2016. It also strives to go beyond food, with many of its member agencies providing social services as well.
Feed Nova Scotia distributed over 1.7 million kilograms of donated food in F2016. Its 147 member agencies are comprised of 88 food banks, 43 meal programs and 16 shelters. In F2016, they ran their first Day of Sharing, an event bringing together staff and volunteers from their member agencies to share ideas and find solutions.
Feed Nova Scotia is a medium-sized charity with donations of $1.7m in F2016. Fundraising costs are 21% of donations, and administrative costs are 4% of revenues. For every dollar donated, 75 cents go to the cause, falling within Ci’s reasonable range. The organization has funding reserves of $306k, which cover 17% of annual program costs excluding the value of food.
This report is an update that is being reviewed by the charity. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated May 15, 2017 by Josh Lam.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending March
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||4.3%||4.1%||4.1%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||20.7%||20.3%||26.2%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||17.4%||8.4%||8.9%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Goods in kind||10,153||10,973||8,249|
|Cash flow from operations||363||(148)||(256)|