4515, rue de Rouen
Montreal, QC H1V 1H1
CEO: Rébecca Dumont
President: Richard Laramée

Charitable Reg. #:13190 3874 RR0001


Ci's Star Rating is calculated based on the following independent metrics:

[Charity Rating: 3/5]



Audited financial statements for current and previous years available on the charity’s website.



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



The demonstrated impact per dollar Ci calculates from available program information.


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



For a dollar donated, after overhead costs of fundraising and admin/management (excluding surplus) 68 cents are available for programs.

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About Fondation Charles-Bruneau:

Founded in 1990, Fondation Charles-Bruneau raises funds for four pediatric oncology centres and units across Québec: CHU de Sainte-Justine, CHU de Québec-Université Laval, CIUSSS de L'estrie-CHUS, and Montreal Children’s Hospital. The foundation’s overall mission is to give all children with cancer the best chances of recovery by financing research and supporting the development of projects in pediatric oncology. In F2018, 50% of grants were allocated to construction and equipment, 30% to research projects, 17% to research platforms, and 3% to complementary therapies.

Fondation Charles-Bruneau reports that the CHU Sainte-Justine Cancer Centre allows close to 1,100 children with cancer to benefit from the best care available and supports 80 researchers. CIUSSS de L’estrie-CHUS recorded 714 visits and CHU de Québec-Université Laval recorded 3,889 visits at its pediatric chemotherapy centres in F2018. Montreal Children’s Hospital receives on average 100 to 125 patients per week.

In F2018, Fondation Charles-Bruneau supported the construction of a pediatric oncology unit at CHU de Québec-Université Laval. The foundation also funded six research projects and seven research platforms.

Output data was taken from the foundation's most recent 2018 Annual Report.

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Results and Impact

Ci was unable to find any quantified outcome data for Fondation Charles-Bruneau.

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Fondation Charles-Bruneau is a Large charity, receiving $8.1 million in donations and special event revenue in F2019. Administrative costs are 11% of revenues and fundraising costs are 22% of donations. For every dollar donated, 68 cents go the cause. This is within Ci’s reasonable range for overhead spending. Funding reserves of $25.0m can cover 3.5 years of annual program costs.

This charity report is an update that has been sent to Fondation Charles-Bruneau for review. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated on August 5, 2020 by Tenzin Shomar.

Financial Review

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending June
Administrative costs as % of revenues 10.5%8.0%11.1%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 21.8%18.5%23.9%
Total overhead spending 32.3%26.5%35.0%
Program cost coverage (%) 345.0%517.8%633.2%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 2,3253,4561,805
Special events 5,7294,5354,175
Investment income 1,224711924
Total revenues 9,2798,7016,904
Grants 7,2525,0863,891
Administrative costs 846637663
Fundraising costs 1,7561,4771,427
Total spending 9,8537,2005,982
Cash flow from operations (575)1,502922
Capital spending 1160
Funding reserves 25,02126,33724,641

Note: Charity Intelligence has analyzed the charity’s French audited financial statements to the best of our abilities but recognizes that detailed financial information is beyond our linguistic expertise. Material omissions may be reflected in Charity Intelligence’s analysis. Ci removed amortization from administrative costs.

Salary Information

Full-time staff: 20

Avg. compensation: $54,886

Top 10 staff salary range:

$350k +
$300k - $350k
$250k - $300k
$200k - $250k
$160k - $200k
$120k - $160k
$80k - $120k
$40k - $80k
< $40k

Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2019

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Comments & Contact

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Charity Contact

Website: www.charlesbruneau.qc.ca
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tel: 514-256-0404


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Charitable Registration Number: 80340 7956 RR0001