Potential Place Society
Calgary, AB T2R 1J5
Executive Director: Frank Kelton
Board Chair: Jennifer Chan
Charitable Reg. #: 89528 2358 RR0001
Grade: CThe 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 #10
Avg. Compensation $63,577
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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|$40k - $80k||8|
About Potential Place Society:
Potential Place Society (PPS) is a non-profit mental health agency dedicated to providing people incapacitated by chronic mental illness an opportunity to lead productive and rewarding lives in today’s society. The opportunity is provided through the Potential Place Clubhouse; a facility incorporating the principles and operating practices of a successful international program of mental health rehabilitation. Potential Place works towards maintaining a community for individuals with mental illness through participation, personal development and individual empowerment.
Potential Place has over 1350 members with average daily attendance of 40 members. The programs offered are in the field of education – enhancing member’s ability to acquire work beyond entry-level positions, housing – offering safe, secure and affordable housing for a person with mental illness, social recreation - contributing to the wellness of all colleagues and wellness – promoting healthy eating, and exercise and weight strategies. PPS also offers its members a wide-range of employment opportunities to match every interest. Members engage in “Work-Ordered Day” activities alongside of staff to continue to develop their self-confidence, their energy and their ability to handle structure. The charity utilizes personal relationships and efficient work ethics to assist those members that helps them to easily re-integrate back into the workforce.
Administrative costs are 9% of revenue. The fundraising costs are not reported in the financial statements and in the filings with CRA. The Mission has funding reserves of $162.8k (including the $50k loan and lease commitment), which cover 17% of the annual program costs.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending March
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||8.6%||11.1%||7.4%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||11.5%||13.9%||5.8%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $s
|Fees for service||274,304||208,491||197,999|
|Business activities (net)||56,971||8,606||18,692|
|Cash flow from operations||7,164||(13,281)||49,768|