Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON K2B 7W3
Executive Director: Colleen Mooney
Board Chair: Stephen Beckta
Charitable Reg. #: 11881 4565 RR0001
Grade: C+The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Cents to the Cause
Full-time staff #45
Avg. Compensation $52,457
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
|$300k - $350k||0|
|$250k - $300k||0|
|$200k - $250k||0|
|$160k - $200k||0|
|$120k - $160k||1|
|$80k - $120k||2|
|$40k - $80k||7|
About Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa:
Founded in 1923, Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa (BGCO) provides after-school and out-of-school programs to children and youth, that support the healthy physical, educational and social development of young people and their families. Its mission is to “provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life.” Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa’s main programs are: Education, Leadership and Social Skills, Creative Arts, Physical Activity, Camp Smitty, Aquatics, and Community Support.
In F2016, its Education program awarded 12 scholarships, and the homework club had over 52,000 visits. 86% of members said that the BGCO helped improve their grades. 87% said that BGCO made them want to try harder in school. The Physical Activity programming had over 180,000 visits. 91% of members said they were learning to make healthy choices. 95% agreed that the BGCO provided them the opportunity to be physically active. The Leadership and Social Skills programs had over 8,000 visits. 87% of members said that the BGCO gave them the opportunity to help others. The Creative Arts programs had over 30,000 visits. 89% agreed that the BGCO helped them learn to express themselves creatively. Finally, BGCO provided over 400 kids and 20 Syrian refugees the opportunity to attend Camp Smitty.
Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa is a medium-sized charity with donations and special events revenues of $3.0m in F2015. Its administrative costs are 9% of revenues and its fundraising costs are 8% of donations. For every dollar donated, 83 cents go towards BGCO’s programming, falling within Ci’s reasonable range. The charity has funding reserves of $1.1m, resulting in a program cost coverage ratio of 28%. This means that BGCO can cover just over 3 months of its annual program costs using its existing reserves, indicating a need for funding.
This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated August 4, 2017 by Kevin Silberberg.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending December
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||9.0%||9.8%||10.3%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||7.9%||10.1%||37.3%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||28.2%||63.3%||43.3%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $s
|Fees for service||111,261||117,286||116,058|
|Business activities (net)||444,122||368,522||335,393|
|Cash flow from operations||269,809||127,165||(567,771)|