20 Robert St W
Newcastle, ON L1B 1C6
Executive Director: Stephen Matthews
Board Chair: Mark Johnson

Charitable Reg. #:13205 6813 RR0001

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FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY

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B-

RESULTS REPORTING

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DEMONSTRATED IMPACT

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NEED FOR FUNDING

Charity's cash and investments (funding reserves) relative to how much it spends on programs in most recent year.

90%

CENTS TO THE CAUSE

For a dollar donated, after overhead costs of fundraising and admin/management (excluding surplus) 90 cents are available for programs.



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Programs

About ADRA Canada:

Founded in 1985, Adventists Development and Relief Agency Canada (ADRA Canada) was created by the Seventh-Day Adventist Church with the mission to work with poor people to create sustainable positive change. ADRA operates according to its Well-Being Triangle, which includes education, health, and sustainable livelihoods.

Adventist Development and Relief Agency Canada runs two main international programs: development programs and humanitarian and emergency assistance programs. It also runs a minor Canadian program which responds to disasters and emergencies. ADRA's international programs focus on seven areas - Disaster Response; Economic Development; Women; Food & Nutrition; Water, Sanitation & Hygiene; Education; and Children.

In F2018, Adventist Development and Relief Agency Canada reports running 34 relief projects and 16 development projects. These projects helped 1 million people in 28 countries. International program costs made up 99% of program spending for F2018 and Canadian program costs made up 1%. Of international program costs, 58% related to humanitarian and emergency assistance, and 41% related to development programs.

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Finances

Adventist Development and Relief Agency Canada is a ­­­­large charity, with total donations of $10.0m in F2018. Administrative costs are 3% of revenues (excluding investment income) and fundraising costs are 7% of donations. For every dollar donated, 90 cents go to the cause. This is within Ci’s reasonable range for overhead spending. Funding reserves of $7.3m can cover 5 months of annual program costs.

­­This charity report is an update that has been sent to ADRA Canada for review. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated on July 17, 2019 by Lauren Chin.

Financial Review


Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending March
201820172016
Administrative costs as % of revenues 2.7%2.9%3.3%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 7.0%7.7%7.1%
Total overhead spending 9.7%10.6%10.4%
Program cost coverage (%) 40.8%72.0%91.0%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
201820172016
Donations 9,9917,8478,656
Government funding 9,5558,2786,232
Investment income 30422877
Other income 122520
Total revenues 19,86216,37914,985
Program costs - International 17,81013,36712,663
Program costs - Canada 1941,011341
Administrative costs 532469493
Fundraising costs 698600612
Total spending 19,23515,44714,108
Cash flow from operations 627932877
Capital spending 4932734
Funding reserves 7,34110,34811,828

Note: Ci backed out amortization from administrative costs and did not adjust for deferred revenues.

Salary Information

Full-time staff: 29

Avg. Compensation $71,117

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 F2018

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Charity Contact

Website: www.adra.ca
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tel: 1-888-274-2372

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