130, avenue de l'Épée
Montreal, QC H2V 3T2
Executive Director: Richard Veenstra
Board Chair: André Dufour

Charitable Reg. #:11892 3689 RR0001


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

[Charity Rating: 1/5]



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) 57 cents are available for programs.

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About Mission Inclusion:

Mission Inclusion is a 1-star rated charity with low impact, best practice in financial transparency and below average accountability to donors as seen in the B- results reporting grade. For every dollar donated to this charity, 57 cents go to the cause. This is outside Ci's reasonable range for overhead spending.

Founded in 1981, Mission Inclusion (officially The Jules and Paul-Emile Leger Foundation) raises funds to finance projects in Quebec, Africa, Asia and Latin America that help people living in hunger and poverty or reduce social exclusion of marginalized people. Mission Inclusion divides its program spending into Canadian and International activities – in F2021, international programs were 79% of program costs and Quebec programs were the remaining 21%.

In F2021, Mission Inclusion ran 29 international projects that supported a total of 681,164 people in 13 countries. In F2021, the charity ran a training program for women in Burkina Faso to acquire the skills needed to perform jobs in male-dominant fields. Thanks to this program, 20 women earned certificates in bodywork, mechanics and electronics. The charity also created three protected areas in Nigeria for women to access support, referrals and skills training. Further, Mission Inclusion supported five community health centres and three maternity clinics in Haiti through its PROSAMI program. 

In F2021, Mission Inclusion also supported 31,949 people in 58 projects across 14 regions of Quebec. The Ateliers à la Terre program provides a 2,000 square metre vegetable garden that allows local residents to get involved in gardening and learn about self-sufficiency. In F2021, 130 people were involved in this program.

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Results and Impact

In F2021, Mission Inclusion supported the installation of water tanks in Peru in order to provide clean water to households and crops. The charity states that better yields, greater food diversity and more harvests improved the quality of life of 10 families and 50 individuals. 

From 2016-2021, Mission Inclusion ran a maternal and child health program in Haiti, called PROSAMI, with a goal of reducing maternal and child mortality rates. Over the course of the program, 7,835 women gave birth safely and 13,359 women received four prenatal visits. The charity also states that nearly 21,000 children under the age of one received three doses of vaccines protecting against major infections.

While Ci highlights these key results, they may not be a complete representation of Mission inclusion's results and impact.

Charity Intelligence has given Mission Inclusion a Low impact rating based on demonstrated impact per dollar spent.

Impact Rating: Low

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Mission Inclusion reported $5.6m in donations in F2021. The charity also received $4.3m in government funding. Administrative costs are 11% of revenues and fundraising costs are 32% of donations. For every dollar donated, 57 cents go to the cause. This is not within Ci’s reasonable range for overhead spending. The charity holds $51.9m in funding reserves, of which $10.3m is donor-endowed. Excluding donor-endowed funds, Mission Inclusion can cover 5.3 years of annual program costs.

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

Updated on July 25, 2022 by Angelina Curwin.

Financial Review

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending December
Administrative costs as % of revenues 11.4%14.3%13.6%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 32.0%46.1%43.2%
Total overhead spending 43.4%60.4%56.8%
Program cost coverage (%) 526.8%533.1%428.8%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 5,5733,9393,910
Government funding 4,3454,7235,273
Business activities (net) (1,045)(884)(618)
Investment income 5,9175,6075,932
Total revenues 14,78913,38614,498
Program costs - International 6,7445,0816,948
Program costs - Canada 1,6712,9832,734
Administrative costs 1,0081,1151,161
Fundraising costs 1,7841,8161,690
Other costs 393338
Total spending 11,24611,02812,572
Cash flow from operations 3,5442,3581,926
Capital spending 15699
Funding reserves 51,94049,52847,911

Note: Ci reported annuities contracted net of annuities paid in business activities, decreasing revenues and expenses by $1.7m in F2021, $1,8m in F2020, and $2.1m in F2019. Ci backed out amortization of capital assets on a pro-rata basis from program, administrative and fundraising costs. Ci adjusted for fundraising allocations to program costs, increasing fundraising by $176k in F2021, $149k in F2020, and $198k in F2019. Life insurance premiums are reported in other costs.

Salary Information

Full-time staff: 35

Avg. compensation: $83,551

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 F2021

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Comments & Contact

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Charity Contact

Website: www.missioninclusion.ca
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