YWCA Metro Vancouver
Vancouver, BC V6C 2E8
CEO: Janet Austin
Board Chair: Debbie Nagle
Charitable Reg. #: 10822 7943 RR0001
Grade: A-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 #168
Avg. Compensation $84,111
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
|$300k - $350k||0|
|$250k - $300k||0|
|$200k - $250k||0|
|$160k - $200k||1|
|$120k - $160k||0|
|$80k - $120k||9|
|$40k - $80k||0|
About YWCA Metro Vancouver:
Founded in 1897, YWCA Metro Vancouver offers education, employment and leadership programs and services to lift women and families out of poverty. YWCA Metro Vancouver is part of the global YWCA network. Its mission is “to touch lives and build better futures for women and their families through advocacy and integrated services that foster economic independence, wellness and equal opportunities.”
The YWCA Hotel and YWCA Health and Fitness centre generate revenue to support other YWCA community programs. These programs include its shelter and housing, employment services, early learning and childcare programs, mentorship programs, single mother services, and services for women and families from the Downtown Eastside.
In F2015, YWCA Metro Vancouver provided 45 programs and services to 41,739 clients in 58 locations. It reported that 579 youth and teens participated in youth programs, and 362 children received early learning and child care. Further, YWCA Metro Vancouver reported that 4,928 women, men and youth accessed employment services and mentorship programs. Also in F2015, 475 low-income single mothers and children lived in seven safe and affordable housing communities. Further, 151 women participated in its violence prevention program. Finally, 541 single mothers and children took part in its Single Mothers’ Support Groups.
YWCA Metro Vancouver is a large charity, with donations and special events revenues of $5.6m. The charity receives a large portion of its revenues from government funding, making up 48% of revenues in F2015. Its administrative costs are 2% of revenues and its fundraising costs are 28% of donations. For every $1 donated to the charity, 70 cents is put towards its programs, falling within Ci’s reasonable range. YWCA Metro Vancouver’s funding reserves of $8.3m include $1.4m in donor-endowed funds. This results in a program cost coverage ratio, excluding donor-endowed funds, of 30%. This means that it can cover 4 months of its annual programs using its existing reserves.
This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by YWCA Metro Vancouver. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated on July 15, 2016 by Lynn Tay.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending December
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||1.9%||2.0%||2.1%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||28.5%||33.0%||46.0%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||35.8%||35.2%||19.9%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Fees for service||8,160||7,895||7,468|
|Business activities (net)||52||52||52|
|Cash flow from operations||4,108||3,922||2,302|