Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Canada
Georgetown, ON L7G 4S4
President: Kenneth Little
Secretary: Andre Ramseyer
Charitable Reg. #: 11928 8918 RR0001
Grade: FThe 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 #0
Avg. Compensation $0
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About Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Canada:
Founded in 1967, the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Canada works with the Order of Special Full-Time Servants of Jehovah's Witnesses to promote Bible education. The Society conducts special training schools for those who take the lead in the preaching activity of Jehovah's Witnesses.
The Society granted money to 434 qualified donees in Canada and spent $67m in F2014 to support charitable programs in other countries to further the worldwide Bible educational work of Jehovah's Witnesses. The Society also works with the Order of Special Full-Time Servants in constructing and renovating places of worship known as Kingdom Halls.
During F2014, the Society sponsored 53 annual conventions in 24 locations within Canada to promote Bible education. It also printed 159m copies of the semi-monthly Bible journal ‘The Watchtower’, 124m copies of ‘Awake!’ (companion to The Watchtower), 17m Bible-based brochures, and 386m Bible-based tracts. These literature items were distributed to the public and to congregation members throughout Canada, the United States, the Caribbean and Guyana. The charity reported that it did not have any paid employees in F2014.
The financial statements provided by the CRA for the Society had no auditor listed and contained no accompanying notes. The charity does not report any fundraising costs and has funding reserves of $27.5m which cover 24% of annual program costs.
This charity report is an update and is currently being reviewed by the charity. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated July 17, 2015 by Yash Ahuja.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending August
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||8.5%||11.7%||10.4%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||24.2%||107.3%||156.1%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Cash flow from operations||(56,866)||(16,177)||(10,203)|