Peterborough, ON K9L 7B8
President: Dr. Leo Groarke
Board Chair: Dr. Bryan Davies
Charitable Reg. #: 11926 8928 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
Cents to the Cause
Full-time staff #778
Avg. Compensation $126,953
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
|$300k - $350k||2|
|$250k - $300k||0|
|$200k - $250k||5|
|$160k - $200k||3|
|$120k - $160k||0|
|$80k - $120k||0|
|$40k - $80k||0|
About Trent University:
Founded in 1964, Trent University is primarily an undergraduate liberal arts and sciences university with two campuses in Ontario. Trent University has an enrollment of 8,940 students of which 8,445 are undergraduate and 495 are graduate students. The student population also counts 699 international students (8%) and 500 indigenous students (6%). Trent aims to create a learning environment that will help students develop into socially conscious, critical thinkers who can contribute positively to society. The University has a strong focus on undergraduate education in humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.
According to Maclean's University ratings, Trent ranks #1 overall in Ontario in the primarily undergraduate category (universities which are mainly focused on undergraduate education), recognized for its extensive scholarships and bursaries (ranked #1) and for full-time faculty, medical and science grants, and student services (ranked in the top 5). Maclean’s also reports standout programs as the Law and Arts dual degree with Swansea University in the U.K., Biomedical Sciences, and Indigenous Environmental Studies.
Trent University plays a big role in the Peterborough community. It reports having an annual $497m impact on Peterborough. It also hosted a wide array of public events for the community. In F2016, it hosted 104 lectures and panel discussions, 650 kids in academic enrichment camps and 24 indigenous events. Through its Trent Lands Plan, created in 2013, it will use endowment lands for the creation of the Trent Research and Innovation Park as well as a sports field complex.
Trent University in considered a medium-cap charity with donations of 4.4m in F2016. Its administrative costs are 5% of revenues and fundraising costs are 23% of revenues. For every dollar donated, 72 cents goes to the cause, falling within Ci’s reasonable range. Trent University has funding reserves of $79.0m of which $51.1m are donor endowed. These reserves can cover programs for 7 months.
This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by Trent University. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated on June 29, 2017 by Josh Lam.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending April
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||5.2%||4.5%||6.2%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||23.2%||25.3%||17.6%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||62.4%||57.2%||57.8%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Fees for service||81,012||77,922||76,277|
|Cash flow from operations||19,830||4,564||16,562|