Centraide Quebec et Chaudiere-Appalaches

101-3100, avenue du Bourg-Royal
Beauport, QC G1C 5S7
President: Marchand Bruno
Vice-President: Robert Fortier

Website: www.centraide-quebec.com
Charitable Reg. #: 13228 6808 RR0001
Sector: Fundraising Organization
Public Foundation

Donor Accountability

Grade: C+

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 #44

Avg. Compensation $39,070

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 0
$80k - $120k 4
$40k - $80k 6
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2012

About Centraide Quebec et Chaudiere-Appalaches:

Founded in 1945, the Centraide (United Way) Quebec et Chaudiere-Appalaches is dedicated to improving the quality of life in its community, and raises funds to address human service needs in Quebec City and its surrounding regions. The organization funds a number of agencies, specifically focusing on poverty, youth, health, and community. It raises funds primarily through the annual Community Campaign, which includes donations from company payrolls, corporations and individuals.


In F2012, Centraide Quebec funded 184 agencies, including agencies that focus on: families in difficulty (52), material support (29), youth (25), community (23), people with disabilities (21), mental health (21), and others (13). Centraide Quebec also funded 20 community initiatives, which aim to raise awareness of local issues and mobilize communities to address them. Additionally, Centraide Quebec supported equipment and infrastructure upgrades at 17 organizations.

Financial Review:

Fundraising costs are 7% of donations and administrative costs are 7% of revenue. The charity has funding reserves of $4.9m, which cover 53% of annual program costs.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending December
Administrative costs as % of revenues 7.4%7.7%8.7%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 7.3%7.8%6.5%
Program cost coverage (%) 53.3%52.0%46.2%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 11,65810,77210,723
Business activities (net) 414351
Investment income 933756
Total revenues 11,79210,85210,830
Program costs 1,1461,0981,186
Grants 8,0477,8017,656
Administrative costs 861829933
Fundraising costs 854843700
Other costs 544
Cash flow from operations 879277351
Funding reserves 4,8984,6294,083
Note: Ci excluded provision for uncollectible pledges of $239k in F2012, $104k in F2011, and $108k in F2010. Ci excluded amortization of $79k in F2012, $80k in F2011, and $77k in F2010.

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