Canadian Cancer Society - Nova Scotia Division

5826 South Street
Halifax, NS B3H 1S6
CEO: Barbara Stead-Coyle
Board Chair: David Landrigan

Charitable Reg. #: 11882 9803 RR0009
Sector: Health - Cancer
Operating Charity

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.

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 #38

Avg. Compensation $58,839

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 1
$80k - $120k 3
$40k - $80k 6
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2014

About Canadian Cancer Society - Nova Scotia Division:

The Canadian Cancer Society Nova Scotia Division's mission is eradication of cancer and enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer. Within the province, the Division is active in supporting research as well as programs to better the lives of those living with cancer. Over 5,000 volunteers support the division in its programs. In F2012, the Division funded 53 clinical trials with 31 patients in 3 centres within Nova Scotia, complementing research programs nationwide. Among the programs operated by the Division are the Cancer Information Service line, a support group called CancerConnection, and Camp Goodtime, a summer camp for children who have experienced or are in treatment for cancer.

Financial Review:

In F2014, the Division's administrative costs were 4% of revenues, while fundraising costs were 23% of donations. The Division had $16.8m in funding reserves (including $4m of donor endowed funds), which cover annual program costs 4.7 times.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending January
Administrative costs as % of revenues 4.1%5.1%6.0%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 22.5%32.7%26.8%
Program cost coverage (%) 471.6%376.3%314.5%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 6,7514,2016,038
Government funding 2087331
Fees for service 10511194
Special events 2,5302,7833,000
Investment income 230161273
Other income 555
Total revenues 9,8297,3349,441
Program costs 3,5563,1183,314
Administrative costs 398368549
Fundraising costs 2,0842,2822,421
Cash flow from operations 3,7911,5663,158
Funding reserves 16,77211,73310,423
Note: Ci adjusted investment income for unrealized gains by ($203k) in F2014, ($124k) in F2013 and $115k in F2012. Ci adjusted program costs for amortization of capital assets by ($65k) in F2014, ($83k) in F2013 and ($92k) in F2012.

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