Saskatchewan Association for Community Living

3031 Louise Street
Saskatoon, SK S7J 3L1
Executive Director: Ken McTavish
Board President: Gloria Mahussier

Charitable Reg. #: 10795 5403 RR0001
Sector: Health
Operating Charity

Donor Accountability

Grade: B-

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

Cents to The Cause

2010 2011 2012
For a dollar donated, cents funding the cause after fundraising and admin costs, excluding surplus.

Full-time staff #34

Avg. Compensation $44,527

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 0
$80k - $120k 0
$40k - $80k 10
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2012

About Saskatchewan Association for Community Living:

Founded in 1957, the Saskatchewan Association for Community Living (SACL) is an organization that supports individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families in Saskatchewan. The Saskatchewan Institute on Community Living (SICL) is a separately incorporated charity that fundraises for the SACL by collecting and selling donated clothing and household items throughout Saskatchewan. SACL provides a number of support services and programs to individuals with intellectual disabilities. These include employment and education programs, a family network and sibling network for relatives of people with intellectual disabilities, housing initiatives, a best buddies program, and advocacy to the government and community-based organizations. In 2012, SACL facilitated 60 jobs through its employment programs, over 600 families participated in the family network, and the best buddies program had 92 participants.

Financial Review:

The information presented below, as well as the salary information to the right, is a consolidation of the financial information of the SACL and the SICL. SICL granted $586k to the SACL in F2012, $665k in F2011 and $754k in F2010.

In F2012, SACL/SICL’s administrative costs were 10% of revenues, while fundraising costs were 61% of donations and donated goods in kind. Fundraising costs include all non-administrative expenses incurred by the SICL related to the collection and sale of donated items. In F2012, SACL/SICL had funding reserves of $1.4m, which cover 86% of annual program costs.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending March
Administrative costs as % of revenues 10.0%11.9%12.0%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 60.8%53.2%46.8%
Program cost coverage (%) 85.5%110.9%139.2%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $s
Donations 134,422106,704256,885
Goods in kind 1,696,3731,589,4611,578,719
Government funding 305,540301,040298,183
Fees for service 705,490700,394675,164
Investment income 62,20657,28149,175
Other income 36,59224,58425,454
Total revenues 2,940,6232,779,4642,883,580
Program costs 1,583,2841,580,1971,430,708
Administrative costs 288,226323,188339,978
Fundraising costs 1,112,654901,865858,963
Cash flow from operations (43,541)(25,786)253,931
Funding reserves 1,354,2071,753,0701,991,742
Note: Ci excluded unrealized gains from investment income, adjusting total revenues by ($33k) in F2012 and ($31k) in F2011. Ci adjusted total revenues for gain on disposal of assets by ($24k) in F2011. Ci also excluded amortization, loss on disposal of assets, and bad debt from expenses, for a total adjustment of ($20k) in F2012, ($23k) in F2011 and ($24k) in F2010.

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