Crossroads Christian Communications

1295 North Service Rd.
Burlington, ON L7R 4M2
CEO: John Hull
Founder: David Mainse

Charitable Reg. #: 10699 3926 RR0001
Sector: Religion
Operating Charity

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 through official request for information from Canada Revenue Agency [ Audited financial statement for most recent year ]

Need for Funding

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Full-time staff #76

Avg. Compensation $50,153

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 1
$80k - $120k 9
$40k - $80k 0
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2014

About Crossroads Christian Communications:

Founded in 1972, Crossroads has provided messages of faith and inspiration for millions of Canadians for nearly 50 years. As a producer of faith and values media content, its mission is to convey the unchanging message of God’s love to people around the world. Crossroads produces 100 Huntley Street, the longest-running daily Christian television program in Canada.

Crossroads interacts with its viewers by praying for their needs via its Prayer Centre. With support from volunteers, viewers can receive 24/7 spiritual support via telephone Prayer Lines and submit Prayer Requests online. The Prayer Centre offers extended assistance and helpful materials to assist those with their spiritual growth. Crossroads operates eight Circle Square Ranches across Canada that offer Christian-based bible camps for kids. Since 1982, Crossroads Missions have responded to global natural disasters by raising funds via its national broadcast program and other media. Crossroads partners with established non-government organizations in these countries to provide emergency relief and long-term rebuilding strategies using these funds.

Financial Review:

In F2014, Crossroads’ administrative costs were 7% of revenues and fundraising costs were 15% of donations. It has funding reserves of $3.8m which cover 29% of its annual program costs.

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

Updated August 10, 2015 by Mikhil Mahore.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending August
Administrative costs as % of revenues 7.2%7.0%7.2%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 15.3%13.6%15.4%
Program cost coverage (%) 29.5%46.8%43.6%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 13,05914,00915,455
Government funding 25159156
Business activities (net) 2,8612,5132,165
Investment income 98113134
Other income 05280
Total revenues 16,04316,84617,991
Program costs 12,82213,27016,062
Administrative costs 1,1511,1651,278
Fundraising costs 1,9931,9032,387
Cash flow from operations 77509(1,736)
Funding reserves 3,7766,2127,003

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