Saskatoon, SK S7L 6A8
Executive Director: Joan Steckhan
Board Chair: Tracy Malayney
Charitable Reg. #: 10757 1630 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 #5
Avg. Compensation $54,576
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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About Kinsmen Foundation:
Founded in 1971, the Kinsmen Foundation approves grants for special needs equipment and access to medical assistance for Saskatchewan residents, groups and health foundations to improve quality of life and independence. Special needs equipment purchases include: wheelchairs, electric scooters, vehicle conversions, communication devices, and specialized tubs and beds, among others. Medical assistance includes travel and accommodation subsidies for people travelling to health care facilities in other parts of the province or country.
The Foundation raises most of its funds from Telemiracle, a 20-hour show and telethon broadcast by CTV. Telemiracle features a different cast every year and has various performances, including singing, dancing and comedy.
In 2012, the Foundation granted 579 applications from individuals, groups and healthcare facilities for amounts ranging from $125 to $1,250,000.
Administrative costs are 9% of revenue and fundraising costs are 16% of donations. The charity has funding reserves of $11.5m, which cover annual program costs 3.2 times.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending June
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||9.0%||11.7%||15.3%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||16.2%||20.3%||19.9%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||321.2%||370.5%||281.5%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Cash flow from operations||1,264||850||(904)|