Colon Cancer Canada

5915 Leslie St., Suite 204
Toronto, ON M2H 1J8
President: Bunnie Schwartz
Board Member: Estelle Elmaleh

Website: www.coloncancercanada.ca
Charitable Reg. #: 85597 0737 RR0001
Sector: Health - Cancer
Public Foundation

Donor Accountability

Grade: C

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 available only upon request [ Audited financial statement for most recent year ]

Need for Funding

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Cents to The Cause

95¢
75¢
avg
65¢
50¢
2013 2014 2015
For a dollar donated, cents funding the cause after fundraising and admin costs, excluding surplus.

Full-time staff #7

Avg. Compensation $53,137

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 0
$80k - $120k 1
$40k - $80k 3
< $40k 3
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2015

About Colon Cancer Canada:

Colon Cancer Canada (CCC), established in 1996, is a national organization dedicated to saving lives through increasing public awareness of colorectal cancer and access to screening, funding research initiatives, and providing colorectal cancer patient support.

Donor Update: Effective June 30, 2017, Colon Cancer Canada and Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada have merged and will now be known as Colorectal Cancer Canada. Read Charity Intelligence's report on the merger.

Colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer overall. It is the second most common cause of death from cancer for Canadian men and the third most common among women, accounting for 12% of cancer deaths in Canada. Colon cancer is one of Canada's Under-funded 4 cancers. Colon cancer is one area where donors can have high impact in saving lives.

In research, Colon Cancer Canada's grant focus on establishing fellowships and research chairs, financing hospital equipment, providing financial support to patient support services and increasing awareness about the necessity of early screening. In F2016, Colon Cancer Canada disbursed $219k towards research, $42k for research and equipment, $96k for patient resources, $27k for equipment purchases, and $27k on screening efforts, for a total reported $411k in program costs which, assuming the list exhaustive, is down 47% from F2015 spending.

Colon Cancer Canada has developed a patient and caregiver journal in collaboration with medical experts. This resource serves as a guide for Canadians to better navigate their colon cancer journey. It is a member of the Canadian Cancer Action Network, a network of organizations collaborating on cancer control.

 

Financial Review:

Colon Cancer Canada is a medium-cap charity with donations of $1.1m in F2015. Administrative costs are 20% of revenues and fundraising costs are 18% of donations. For every dollar donated, 63 cents goes towards the charity’s programs, falling outside of Ci’s reasonable range. The charity has funding reserves of $622k which can cover program costs for a little over 9 months.

This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by Colon Cancer Canada. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated on July 5, 2017 by Josh Lam.

 

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending December
201520142013
Administrative costs as % of revenues 19.5%14.8%19.5%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 17.6%25.4%40.0%
Program cost coverage (%) 78.6%98.1%98.6%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $s
201520142013
Donations 1,104,2211,499,0131,367,942
Goods in kind 13,54724,09710,250
Investment income 10,28028,9026,306
Total revenues 1,128,0481,552,0121,384,498
Program costs 689,844537,310167,649
Grants 101,795223,000410,806
Administrative costs 218,212225,678268,618
Fundraising costs 194,767380,172546,672
Cash flow from operations (76,570)185,852(9,247)
Funding reserves 621,999745,607570,608
Note: Grants payable of $120k in F2015 and $150k in F2014 have been excluded from grants.  Fundraising costs have been taken from the charity’s T3010 CRA filing for F2013 as they are not fully disclosed on the audited financial statements.

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