Theatre Calgary

220 - 9 Avenue S.E.
Calgary, AB T2G 5C4
Vice-President: Michael Tumback
Board Chair: Ellen Chidley

Charitable Reg. #: 11921 4013 RR0001
Sector: Arts & Culture
Operating Charity

Donor Accountability

Grade: D

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 available only upon request [ Audited financial statement for most recent year ]

Need for Funding

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Full-time staff #25

Avg. Compensation $66,283

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 2
$120k - $160k 0
$80k - $120k 5
$40k - $80k 3
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2012

About Theatre Calgary:

Workshop 14, one of the finest amateur theatre companies and Musicians’ and Actors’ Club (MAC) merged to become MAC 14 which later became Theatre Calgary (TC), a fully professional theatre company, in 1968. TC supports new play development, offers valuable education activities, pay-what-you-can programs and seniors programs, nurtures and supports professional and emerging artists and presents special theatre events.

Each year TC presents the Stephen Hair Emerging Actor Award of $2,500 to assist new actors from the Calgary region.

Financial Review:

TC’s administrative costs were 8% of revenues. Its fundraising costs were 37% of donations. TC has funding reserves of $7.7m including $494k in endowment funds. TC’s funding reserves cover its annual program costs 1.1 times. Ci has consolidated the financial statements for Theatre Calgary and Theatre Calgary Foundation.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending May
Administrative costs as % of revenues 7.5%7.2%8.4%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 36.7%42.2%42.2%
Program cost coverage (%) 108.2%119.0%96.0%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 1,4951,1221,080
Goods in kind 584663575
Government funding 1,1001,1201,343
Fees for service 6,2224,8283,399
Investment income 287170143
Other income 0500500
Total revenues 9,6878,4037,039
Program costs 7,1626,2215,813
Administrative costs 701590580
Fundraising costs 548473455
Cash flow from operations 1,2751,119190
Funding reserves 7,7467,4005,580
Note: Ci has consolidated TC and TC Foundation statements in the analysis affecting revenues, expenses and funding reserves for F2012, F2011 and F2010. Ci has adjusted deferred revenues and amortization of deferred contributions affecting revenues by $463k in F2012, by $407k in F2011 and by ($609k) in F2010. Ci has adjusted profession and consulting fees for TC Foundation affecting admin costs by $36k in F2012, by $31k in F2011 and by $27k in F2010.

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