Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
London, ON N6B 3R9
CEO: Susan Marshall
Board Chair: Rosemary Cashman
Charitable Reg. #: 11881 6339 RR0001
Grade: B+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 #20
Avg. Compensation $66,477
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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About Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada:
Founded in 1982, Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada (BTFC) funds programs and services to support and educate people with brain tumours and gives money to researchers working on finding cures for this disease. BTFC states that 27 Canadians are diagnosed with brain tumour every day. It estimates that 55,000 Canadians have brain tumours, with over 120 different types of brain tumour diagnosed.
In F2015, Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada spent $1.7m on patient support and education, and allocated $412k to research. BTFC offered patient handbooks and online information services. It reports that it educated 589 people on brain tumours, supported 1,250 patients by email and phone, and arranged social activities for 272 patients and survivors. In F2014, BTFC funded 17 research projects, including a new research study on tumours in children.
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada claims to have made significant advances in brain tumour research. In F2014, Dr. James Rutka successfully tested a drug to block cancerous cell growth. Dr. Michael Taylor was the first to discover that medulloblastoma was a combination of four types of brain tumour instead of one unique brain tumour. This discovery by Dr. Taylor led to advancements in medulloblastoma treatments.
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada is a Small-Cap charity as it received donations and special event revenue of $2.6m in F2015. Administrative costs are 5% of total revenues and fundraising costs are 29% of total donations. Total overhead costs come to 34%, falling within Ci’s reasonable range. BTFC has funding reserves of $2.5m that can cover program costs for 1.2 years. Excluding donor-endowed funds, funding reserves can cover program costs for 1.1 years.
This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by the charity. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated on June 28th, 2016 by Mirza Ali Shakir.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending December
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||4.6%||6.0%||3.8%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||28.9%||26.3%||20.5%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||118.3%||102.2%||149.5%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $s
|Cash flow from operations||(260,623)||(884,626)||630,870|