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Centraide Quebec et Chaudiere-Appalaches

101 - 3100 Avenue du Bourg-Royal
Beauport, QC G1C 5S7
President: Bruno Marchand
Board Chair: Marchand De Koninck

Charitable Reg. #: 13228 6808 RR0001
Sector: Fundraising Organization
Public Foundation

Results Reporting

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 for current and previous years available on the charity's website [Audited financial statement for most recent year]

Need for Funding

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Cents to the Cause

2014 2015 2016
For a dollar donated, cents funding the cause after fundraising and admin costs, excluding surplus.

Full-time staff #38

Avg. Compensation $58,529

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 1
$80k - $120k 4
$40k - $80k 5
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2015

About Centraide Quebec et Chaudiere-Appalaches:

Founded in 1945, 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 many frontline 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. Centraide Quebec et Chaudiere-Appalaches reports that in its regions of operations, 1/3 of food bank users are kids, high school drop-out rates are 17% and  single family homes are five times more likely to have a low income.

Centraide Quebec et Chaudiere-Appalaches has invested $10.9m into the community under the form of grants, services or projects in F2016. Regarding grants, it invested $2.9m among 70 organizations targeting youth, $1.5m among 18 organizations targeting poverty and $3.8m among 101 organizations focusing on community wellness. Its top 10 grants represent 15% of the granting portfolio. The top 5 recipients of Centraide Quebec et Chaudiere-Appalaches grants are Moisson Quebec ($260k), Service 211 ($230k), l’Association coopérative d'économie familiale de Québec ($148k), Pignon Bleu ($145k) and Project Intervention Prostitution Quebec ($133k). It reports that 1 in 5 people in the regions of operations access funded programs and services.

Financial Review:

Centraide Quebec et Chaudiere-Appalaches is considered a large-cap charity with donations of $13.7m in F2016. Its administrative costs are 6% of revenues and fundraising costs are 15% of donations. For every dollar donated, 79 cents goes to the cause, falling within Ci’s reasonable range. Its funding reserves are $4.5m which can cover program costs for 5 months.

This report is an update that is currently being reviewed by Centraide Quebec et Chaudiere-Appalaches. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated June 22, 2017 by Josh Lam.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending December
Administrative costs as % of revenues 5.8%5.6%5.6%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 15.4%13.7%14.3%
Program cost coverage (%) 41.4%41.5%50.2%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 13,67812,97012,159
Government funding 6311135
Investment income 9085116
Other income 635856
Total revenues 13,89413,22312,366
Program costs 8491,061926
Grants 10,0479,6989,354
Administrative costs 796730682
Fundraising costs 2,0991,7801,743
Cash flow from operations 102(46)(339)
Funding reserves 4,5134,4605,161

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