Markham, ON L3P3J7
President: Dr. Kenneth Wilson
Treasurer: Lori Tymchyk
Charitable Reg. #: 84064 3605 RR0001
Grade: BThe grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Full-time staff #3
Avg. Compensation $76,647
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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About Operation Smile:
Operation Smile Canada Foundation (OSCF) is the Canadian member of the global Operation Smile Inc. that began in 1982. Its vision is to allow all children to live with dignity. OSCF raises funds in Canada. All its grants of $6.2m go to Operation Smile Inc., its parent charity in the US. Operation Smile Inc. conducts health care examinations and does surgery repairs on children with facial deformities in developing countries. Operation Smile Inc. has 37 centres around the world. Donations to OSCF, the Canadian charity, also funds medical training, education and awareness programs.
Operation Smile Canada reports that 1 in 700 children will have facial deformities. Operation Smile doctors go on regular missions to many developing countries. In a typical mission, 60 doctors and medical professionals perform 100 surgeries. To date, Operation Smile has done 220,000 surgeries.
Operation Smile states that its training sessions helped 85% of the trainees to save a life with new-found knowledge. Operation Smile also claims that a donor’s gift multiplies 11 times in impact. No data is given for the impact multiplier.
Operation Smile Canada is a Big-Cap charity, receiving donations of $7.6m in F2015. Administrative costs are 3% of revenues and fundraising costs are 64% of donations. Total overhead costs come to 67%, well above Ci’s reasonable range. OSCF received $3.8m from its US parent to pay for fundraising costs (as discussed in the charity comment below) and OSCF remits to the US parent $6.2m in grants. OSCF has total funding reserves of $485k, which can cover its annual program costs for less than a month.
This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by Operation Smile Canada Foundation. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated on June 14th, 2016 by Mirza Ali Shakir.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending June
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||3.2%||4.9%||5.9%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||63.8%||70.9%||71.5%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||7.9%||15.5%||20.2%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Cash flow from operations||63||(16)||49|