Christian Children's Fund of Canada

1200 Denison Street
Markham, ON L3R 8G6
CEO: Mark Lukowski
Board Chair: Dr. Douglas Ellenor

Charitable Reg. #: 10691 8543 RR0001
Sector: International Aid
Operating Charity

Charity Rating

[Charity Rating: 4/4]

Social Results Reporting

Grade: A-

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 #163

Avg. Compensation $45,808

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 1
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 3
$80k - $120k 6
$40k - $80k 0
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2015

About Christian Children's Fund of Canada:

The Christian Children's Fund (CCFC) was founded in 1938 with a vision for a world where every child has a voice and the ability to achieve their full potential. Its mission is to create a future of hope for children, families, and communities by helping them develop the skills and resources to overcome poverty and pursue justice. The charity states that, for more than 50 years, its hasfollowed the example of Christ by serving the poor regardless of their faith, cultural and ethnic background.

The Christian Children's Fundworks through local partners as they are better able to meet the specific needs of each community. The CCFC sponsors five main programs, in addition to emergency response: health and nutrition, water sanitation and hygiene, education, sustainable economic growth, and strengthening community organizations.

In F2015, the CCFC provided nutritional support to 39,969 children, and trained 5,000 people in water safety and sanitation practices. Further, the charityprovided 71,305 children with 308,726 school supplies, and trained 5,488 people in disaster response. In F2015, the CCFC also provided 10,623 people with income-generating activities.

Beginning in 2012, the CCFC began to track several questions to measure the impact of its work. In F2015, there was a 67.7% increase in the number of births attended by health professionals in CCFC-supported communities. Further, there was a 39.5% increase in the number of children who report having opportunities to express their voice in decisions that concern them. Finally, there was a 61.8% increase in the number of children and youth who belong to a club or social group.

Financial Review:

The Christian Children's Fund is a major 100 charity, with $25m in donations in F2015. It also received $8.5m in donated good-in-kind and special gifts for children in F2015. The charity's administrative expenses were 9% of revenues and its fundraising costs were 23% of donations, falling within a reasonable range. The Christian Children's Fund's funding reserves of $4.6m includes $65k in donor-endowed funds. This results in a program cost coverage ratio of 17%, meaning that the charity can cover only 2 monthsof its current annual program costs.

This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by Christian Children's Fund. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated on May 17, 2016 by Lynn Tay

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending March
Administrative costs as % of revenues 9.4%7.2%6.9%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 23.0%24.1%21.8%
Program cost coverage (%) 17.2%12.2%14.2%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 25,00324,75824,185
Goods in kind 8,51411,96911,977
Government funding 2,2111,8851,180
Investment income 542284151
Other income 0336
Total revenues 36,27038,89937,529
Program costs - International 26,52029,79728,717
Program costs - Canada 000
Administrative costs 3,3472,7832,594
Fundraising costs 5,7525,9715,276
Cash flow from operations 652348941
Funding reserves 4,5643,6194,082
Note: Ci has adjusted fair value change in investments affecting revenues by $352k in F2015, by $165k in F2014, and by $33k in F2013. Ci has adjusted amortization affecting expenses by ($535k) in F2015, by ($554k) in F2014, and by ($643k) in F2013.

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