YWCA of Yellowknife

4904-54th Avenue, Box 1679
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2P3
Executive Director: Lyda Fuller
Board Chair: Yasemin Heyck

Website: www.ywcanwt.ca
Charitable Reg. #: 11930 7411 RR0001
Sector: Social Services - Women
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

Need for Funding

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Full-time staff #45

Avg. Compensation $45,708

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 0
$80k - $120k 5
$40k - $80k 5
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2012

About YWCA of Yellowknife:

Founded in 1966, the YWCA of Yellowknife exists to increase the well-being and independence of people, particularly women. Its programs include: an emergency shelter for families, a family violence shelter for women and their children, transitional and independent housing, after-school programs for girls, and camps for girls.

In F2012, the YWCA provided: shelter for 130 women and 170 children facing family violence; transitional housing for 99 adults and 127 children; supported living for 18 clients with disabilities; independent living for 20 clients; support for 176 children who have been exposed to family violence, after-school programs for 170 families; and camp for 80 girls.

Financial Review:

Fundraising costs are 11% of donations and administrative costs are 11% of revenue. The charity has negative funding reserves of ($556k), due primarily to mortgages on its properties. Excluding the non-current portion of its mortgages, the charity can cover 9% of its annual program costs.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending March
Administrative costs as % of revenues 11.1%9.7%9.4%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 11.0%11.9%10.4%
Program cost coverage (%) (11.3%)(19.3%)(13.3%)

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 254438154
Government funding 3,5353,7613,301
Fees for service 1,1091,0461,041
Total revenues 4,8985,2454,496
Program costs 4,9345,4204,276
Administrative costs 542510422
Fundraising costs 285216
Other costs 0027
Cash flow from operations (606)(737)(245)
Funding reserves (556)(1,045)(567)
Note: Ci excluded recognition of deferred revenue from revenue. Ci reported expenses based on schedules 1-19 in the audited financial statements, which break down expenses by category but do not reconcile to the statement of operations.

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