United Way of Fort McMurray
Fort McMurray, AB T9H 5C5
Executive Director: Diane Shannon
Board President: Ben Dutton
Charitable Reg. #: 11926 0495 RR0001
Grade: C+The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Full-time staff #8
Avg. Compensation $68,235
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
|$300k - $350k||0|
|$250k - $300k||0|
|$200k - $250k||0|
|$160k - $200k||0|
|$120k - $160k||1|
|$80k - $120k||1|
|$40k - $80k||5|
About United Way of Fort McMurray:
The United Way of Fort McMurray is dedicated to improving the quality of life in its community and raises funds to address human service needs in the Wood Buffalo region in Alberta. The organization funds a number of agencies, specifically focusing on poverty, health, and children. It raises funds primarily through the annual Community Campaign, which includes donations from company payrolls, corporations and individuals.
In F2014 United Way of Fort McMurray made grants to 27 agencies. It focuses its investments on three main areas, designating 56% of contributions to Strong Communities programs, 23% to All That Kids Can Be, and 21% to From Poverty to Possibility. The top 5 grant recipients in F2014 were the Centre of Hope ($564k or 9%), Pastew Place Detox Centre ($557k or 9%), Some Other Solutions Society for Crisis Prevention ($439k or 7%), The Salvation Army ($426k or 7%), and The Hub Family Resource Centre ($403k or 7%).
In F2014 administrative costs were 4% of revenues and fundraising costs were 6% of donations. The organization has funding reserves of $10.6m, which cover annual program costs 1.7 times.
This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by United Way of Fort McMurray. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated July 9, 2015 by Zoe Best.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending December
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||4.3%||4.2%||3.2%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||6.2%||5.6%||7.2%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||168.4%||149.2%||175.5%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Cash flow from operations||807||827||1,242|