Toronto, ON M5T 3A9
Executive Director: Caroline Huang
Board President: Peter Allen
Charitable Reg. #: 88649 0994 RR0001
Grade: BThe 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 #2
Avg. Compensation $47,333
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About Orbis Canada:
Based in Toronto, ORBIS Canada is the Canadian fundraising arm of ORBIS International. The goal of ORBIS Canada is to reduce blindness by collaborating with and supporting local institutions that have the same goals. The charity raises and contributes funds to ORBIS International to support its goal. ORBIS Canada raises funds through donations, corporate partnerships as well as special events such as the Pull for Sight, an event where teams attempt to pull a FedEx 757 jet as far as possible.
ORBIS International works to provide skills and equipment to local health workers and has 40 active long-term projects around the globe as of 2013. ORBIS International conducts training at local hospitals, as well as on its unique Flying Eye Hospital, which is a DC-10 aircraft specially outfitted with an operating room, laser treatment room and recovery room. ORBIS International also works to advocate for the visually impaired as well as conduct research. Finally, ORBIS International also offers internet-based telemedicine services that connect doctors worldwide with volunteer eye doctors. The volunteers provide expert consultation and mentoring as required.
In 2013, Orbis International helped train over 22,000 medical professionals including doctors, nurses and biomedical engineers and also conducted 5.7 million medical and optical treatments.
Administrative costs were 16% of revenues, while fundraising costs were 26% of donations in 2013. Orbis Canada has funding reserves of $1.5m, which would cover its current annual contribution to Orbis International 2.6 times.
This report is an update that is currently being reviewed by the charity. Changes and updates may be forthcoming.
Updated July 28, 2015 by Yash Ahuja.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending December
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||15.8%||10.8%||10.8%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||26.1%||23.9%||60.8%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||264.0%||289.7%||111.9%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $s
|Cash flow from operations||14,997||172,442||(57,697)|