Ottawa, ON K1N 7Z2
Acting CEO: Andrea Helfer
Board Chair: John Connolly
Charitable Reg. #: 11928 8934 RR0001
Grade: A-The 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 #8
Avg. Compensation $57,949
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
|$300k - $350k||0|
|$250k - $300k||0|
|$200k - $250k||0|
|$160k - $200k||0|
|$120k - $160k||1|
|$80k - $120k||0|
|$40k - $80k||4|
About WaterAid Canada:
Founded in 1987, WaterAid Canada (formerly known as WaterCan) works in partnership with local organizations in 37 countries such as Nicaragua, Kenya, Uganda and Bangladesh. The charity aims to help the poorest and most marginalized communities in these countries to set up practical and sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene projects.
In mid-2014, the charity became the Canadian member of WaterAid, the leading global NGO federation focused exclusively on improving poor people’s access to safe water, improved hygiene and sanitation in developing countries. WaterAid has the goal of providing safe water to everyone in the world by 2030.
In F2014, WaterAid Canada reached 1.7m people with safe water and 2.2m people with sanitation. The charity also organized 4,000 education sessions focused on menstrual hygiene in Bangladesh.
Administrative costs are 5% of revenues and fundraising costs are 22% of donations. The charity received a one-time payment of $500k from WaterAid UK in F2014. WaterAid Canada has funding reserves of $1.1m, which can cover 57% of annual program costs.
This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by WaterAid Canada. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated July 2, 2015 by Yash Ahuja.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending March
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||5.0%||5.4%||5.8%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||22.3%||25.3%||20.4%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||57.4%||11.6%||17.8%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $s
|Cash flow from operations||895,529||(176,614)||156,921|