Canadian Cancer Society - Alberta/NWT

200 - 325 Manning Road NE
Calgary, AB T2E 2P5
Executive Director: Dan Holinda
Board Chair: Kevin Morgans

Website: www.cancer.ca/en/?region=ab
Charitable Reg. #: 11882 9803 RR0001
Sector: Health - Cancer
Operating Charity

Social Results Reporting

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 for current and previous years available on the charity's website [ Audited financial statement for most recent year ]

Program Cost Coverage

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Full-time staff #63

Avg. Compensation $88,767

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 1
$160k - $200k 1
$120k - $160k 0
$80k - $120k 8
$40k - $80k 0
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2015

About Canadian Cancer Society - Alberta/NWT:

The Canadian Cancer Society, Alberta/NWT division's mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life for people living with cancer. They have 3 major programs: financial and emotional support services to patients (52%), research (36%) and advocacy (12%). According to the 2015 report, grants of $2.7m were made through the Canadian Cancer Society to fund research initiatives, ranging from determining how many cancer cases could be avoided by improving lifestyles of Canadians, to determining whether or not exercise has an impact on colon cancer survivors.

In F2015, the Alberta/NWT division spent $3.9m on support services, including: financial support for nearly over 760 cancer patients, over 3,600+ patients received rides to and from the treatment centre, over 5,000 patient care kits, loaned more than 290 wigs, and information and emotional support. Other program services involve advocacy and volunteer-provided prevention education.

Financial Review:

The Alberta/NWT division's fundraising costs represent 60% of donations and administrative costs were 5% of revenues. The Alberta/NWT division has funding reserves of $4.0m (including $0.1m in donor-restricted funds), which cover 53% of annual program costs. Total compensation for F2015 is $6.2m, representing 39% of revenues.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending January
201520142013
Administrative costs as % of revenues 5.0%4.3%3.6%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 59.7%50.2%44.2%
Program cost coverage (%) 53.3%85.5%77.0%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
201520142013
Donations 8,2759,89212,306
Government funding 225311400
Lotteries (net) 8141,025672
Special events 2,1962,3133,195
Investment income 496472
Other income 011387
Total revenues 11,55913,71816,732
Program costs 7,5237,6178,255
Administrative costs 580582592
Fundraising costs 6,2476,1316,845
Cash flow from operations (2,791)(612)1,040
Funding reserves 4,0126,5156,356
Note: Ci has reported lottery revenues net of related expenses.

Comments added by the Charity:

The Canadian Cancer Society fights all 200-plus kinds of cancer. When you join us, you’re making the greatest impact possible against cancers. With our army of volunteers we are making an impact though research, support of people living with cancer, influencing public policy and giving Canadians the opportunity to join the fight against cancer.

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