Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation
St. John's, NL AIB 3V6
Executive Director: Lynette Hillier
Board Chair: Gary Smith
Charitable Reg. #: 86250 7977 RR0001
Grade: C-The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Cents to the Cause
Full-time staff #6
Avg. Compensation $70,817
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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About Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation:
Established in 2004, Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation (Cancer Care Foundation) raises money to improve the quality of treatment provided to cancer patients in Newfoundland and Labrador. The charity donates money to 28 hospitals and healthcare centres in the province including the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Centre. In F2017, Cancer Care Foundation disbursed $717,955 to patients and healthcare-related projects.
In F2017, the Patient and Family Support Fund provided $133,483 in financial support to 499 cancer patients and their families. This includes $120,100 distributed in cash, $8,100 in grocery purchases, $5,283 in gas, and subsidized purchases of artificial limbs, hotel stays, and specialty clothing.
Cancer Care Foundation granted $69,255 for restoring the Garden of Hope. The garden provides an escape for thousands of cancer patients and their families each year as they undergo cancer treatments at Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Centre.
In F2017, distributions by Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation were also allocated to equipment purchases, wages and benefits, research, a capital fund for the Eastern hospitals, and a capital fund related to the Cameron Inquiry.
Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation is a medium-sized charity with donations and special events revenue of $1.3m in F2017. Administrative costs are 28% of revenues and fundraising costs are 14% of donations. For every $1 donated, 58 cents go to the cause, falling below Ci’s reasonable range. The charity has $3.7m in funding reserves, of which $1.2m is donor-endowed. Excluding donor-endowed funds, the charity could run programs and distribute grants for 3.4 years using reserves.
This charity report is an update that has been sent to Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation for review. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated on July 20, 2018 by Madison Kerr.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending March
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||28.3%||27.1%||23.1%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||13.6%||16.6%||26.6%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||475.6%||460.3%||359.6%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $s
|Goods in kind||5,917||12,884||16,607|
|Business activities (net)||42,363||102,468||0|
|Cash flow from operations||97,725||178,085||201,040|