Edmonton Humane Society

13620-163 St.
Edmonton, AB T5V 0B2
CEO: Miranda Jordan-Smith
Board Chair: Scott Boyer

Website: www.edmontonhumanesociety.com
Charitable Reg. #: 11923 1066 RR0001
Sector: Animal Welfare
Operating Charity

Donor Accountability

Grade: B

The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.

Financial Transparency

Audited financial statements available only through official request for information from Canada Revenue Agency [ Audited financial statement for most recent year ]

Need for Funding

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Full-time staff #79

Avg. Compensation $41,251

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 0
$80k - $120k 2
$40k - $80k 8
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2011

About Edmonton Humane Society:

Founded in 1907, the Edmonton Humane Society (also known as the Edmonton Humane Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is committed to helping homeless and abused animals, and raising awareness of animal welfare. The Humane Society runs an open-admission shelter and clinic. The shelter does not euthanize for time or space reasons. Additional services include animal cruelty investigations, education programs through schools and community groups, and a foster care program, among others.

In 2010-2011, the charity had 1,073 volunteers and 192 foster homes. The shelter admitted 12,938 animals, of which 7,567 were adopted. The clinic performed 6,060 spay/neuter surgeries. The Humane Society received 6,225 animal abuse complaints and investigated 1,213, of which 4 led to convictions. It reached 11,268 students through its educational presentations.

Financial Review:

Fundraising costs are 19% of donations and administrative costs are 6% of revenue. The charity has funding reserves of $3.8m, which cover 84% of annual program costs.  The charity had capital expenditures of $198k in F2011, $403k in F2010, and $4,658k in F2009, related primarily to the purchase of its new shelter location.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending December
Administrative costs as % of revenues 5.5%5.3%6.5%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 19.1%18.4%13.6%
Program cost coverage (%) 83.6%76.8%95.5%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 3,1322,7993,191
Fees for service 3,1142,8212,077
Investment income 472260
Total revenues 6,2935,6425,328
Program costs 4,5184,2123,332
Administrative costs 341300341
Fundraising costs 597514433
Cash flow from operations 8376161,222
Funding reserves 3,7773,2353,181
Note: Ci removed amortization of $857k in F2011, $900k in F2010, and $953k in F2009 from expenses. The breakdown between administrative and program costs is based on our best estimate, as the audited financial statements do not disclose the breakdown.

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