United Way of Greater Saint John
Saint John, NB E2L 3B2
Executive Director: Wendy MacDermott
Board Chair: Tanya Chapman
Charitable Reg. #: 11927 8190 RR0001
Grade: B-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 $61,475
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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About United Way of Greater Saint John:
Founded in 1959, the United Way of Greater Saint John identifies and addresses the needs of its community in order to effectively unite people, volunteers and service providers and to build a stronger, self-sufficient community. It raises funds primarily through the annual Community Campaign, which includes donations from company payrolls, corporations and individuals. The organization funds a wide range of programs and services for children and youth, individuals and families, persons with disabilities, seniors, families in crisis, and youth at risk.
In F2015, the United Way of Greater Saint John granted $821k to 19 member organizations and provided transitional funding of $24k to two organizations. The top 5 grant recipients in F2015 were First Steps Housing Project Inc. ($100k or 12% of funds allocated to funded organizations), Family Plus Life Solutions ($75k or 9%), Saint John Learning Exchange Ltd. ($75k or 9%), Big Brothers – Big Sisters of Saint John ($70k or 9%), and Saint John Community Loan Fund ($65k or 8%). United Way of Greater Saint John also provided $15k in transitional funding to the Canadian Mental Health Association and $9k to the Saint John Human Development Council.
In F2015 administrative costs were 4% of revenues and fundraising costs were 19% of donations. The charity has funding reserves of $706k, which cover 70% of annual program costs.
This charity report is an update that has been sent to the charity for review. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated August 18, 2015 by Zoe Best.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending February
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||4.2%||3.5%||10.9%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||19.3%||18.2%||19.3%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||69.6%||78.6%||76.3%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $s
|Fees for service||6,285||2,969||0|
|Cash flow from operations||(111,247)||36,959||2,193|