Agence Ometz

1 Carre Cummings Square
Montreal, QC H3W 1M6
CEO: Gail Small
President: Marc Welikovitch

Charitable Reg. #: 11897 4443 RR0001
Sector: Social Services
Operating Charity

Charity Rating

[Charity Rating: 4/4]

Social Results Reporting

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 for current and previous years available on the charity's website [ Audited financial statement for most recent year ]

Program Cost Coverage

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Full-time staff #54

Avg. Compensation $67,941

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 2
$120k - $160k 0
$80k - $120k 4
$40k - $80k 4
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2015

About Agence Ometz:

With roots going back to 1863, Ometz is a Jewish response to employment, immigration, school and social services in Montreal. In 2008, Jewish Family Services, Jewish Employment Montreal and Jewish Immigration Aid Services merged to create Agence Ometz so people in need had a one-stop, multi-service agency. Whether in coping with family breakdown or mental illness, struggling to make ends meet, seeking work or settling in Montreal, Ometz offers a continuum of services for the whole family.

In F2015, Ometz worked with more than 13,000 service requests; 6,805 children and youth, 2,230 job seekers, 1,647 new immigrants, 2,050 families and 1,160 single individuals. Ometz's largest focus (22% of spending) is child and youth, poverty responses (19%) and employment (17%).

Financial Review:

Agence Ometz is a medium-sized Canadian charity with $4.2m donations in F2015. Of the $4.2m, $2.3m comes from Federation CJA, $619k from BDH Community Foundation, $314k from United Way, $281k from Operation Montreal, and $730k from donors.

Administrative costs are 13% of total revenues, up from 12% in F2014. Fundraising costs are 8% of donations, constant from F2014. Ometz has funding reserves of $924k, which can cover program costs for 2 months.

Analysis updated by Ruoxi Gao in 2016, currently under review by Agence Ometz. Changes and updates may be forthcoming.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending March
Administrative costs as % of revenues 13.2%12.2%13.4%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 8.1%7.6%7.4%
Program cost coverage (%) 19.3%18.6%18.7%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 4,2294,0094,104
Government funding 825932970
Fees for service 1,0321,0121,046
Total revenues 6,0865,9536,120
Program costs 4,7954,8484,886
Administrative costs 803726821
Fundraising costs 343304303
Cash flow from operations 14574110
Funding reserves 924903914
Note: Agence Ometz’ auditors Deloitte note a related party relationship with the BDH Community Foundation. The BDH Community Foundation is a separate and independent charity that ensures that all members of the Greater Montreal Jewish community can obtain Jewish burials through buying cemetery plots and paying for burials and cemetery maintenance. BDH Community Foundation donated to Agence Ometz $619k in F2015, $532k in F2014, and $562k in F2013. In reviewing BDH’s audited financial statements it was not disclosed what portion of the funding reserves are Agence Ometz’s endowments. As such, no adjustments or consolidations have been made to the financial review of Agence Ometz.

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