Federation CJA

1 Cummins Sq. (Cote Ste. Catherine Road)
Montreal, QC H3W 1M6
President: Evan Feldman
CEO: Deborah Corber

Website: www.federationcja.org
Charitable Reg. #: 10670 2251 RR0001
Sector: Fundraising Organization
Public Foundation

Social Results Reporting

Grade: B+

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 upon request [ Audited financial statement for most recent year ]

Program Cost Coverage

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Full-time staff #112

Avg. Compensation $79,557

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 1
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 3
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 4
$120k - $160k 2
$80k - $120k 0
$40k - $80k 0
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2015

About Federation CJA:

Founded in 1917, Federation CJA (FCJA) leads in promoting a vibrant and caring Montreal Jewish community that welcomes diversity, and strengthens Jewish life, education and values. Montreal's Jewish community faces unique challenges that FCJA monitors to provide the most effective responses. 18,130 Jewish people, or 20% of the Jewish population of Montreal, live in poverty. There are 18,535 Jewish seniors living in Montreal; 3,165 of them live in poverty. Statistics show that this isa higher level of poverty than found in Jewish communities in other Canadian cities. To help these people, FCJA funds charities that feed the poor, help seniors and organize community events.

In F2015, FCJA allocated $36.5m to local charities and spent $12.4m on its programs. It gave $2.5m to Agence Ometz, $2m to Community Poverty Relief Fund, $1.6m to Cummins Centre and $1.4m to Bronfman Jewish Education Centre. FCJA also distributed $3m to support college students through its Tuition Assistance Allocation program. FCJA provided 5,184 lunches to children and crisis intervention to 2,149 seniors in F2015. It delivered 27,711 children's books to families as part of its Generations Fund PJ Library project. FCJA's support served over 3,300 hot kosher meals each year at Le Café, and its tuition assistance helped 3,600 attend Jewish day schools and 1,000 needy children attend Jewish summer camp.Thanks to FCJA's activities, 2,230 holocaust survivors reported an increased sense of belonging to the community.

Financial Review:

Federation CJA is one of Canada's Major 100 charities, receiving donations of $54.6m. Total overhead costs come to 17%, falling within Ci's reasonable range. FCJA has funding reserves of $61.7m that can cover its annual program costs for 1.3 years. Excluding donor-endowed funds of $6.4m, funding reserves can cover program costs for 1.1 years.

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

Updated on July 7th, 2016 by Mirza Ali Shakir.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending March
201520142013
Fundraising & admin costs as % of revenues 16.8%18.9%18.3%
Program cost coverage (%) 126.1%171.3%168.7%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
201520142013
Donations 54,55444,32844,632
Investment income 4,0045,2903,337
Total revenues 58,55849,61847,969
Program costs 12,3946,0815,639
Grants 36,54331,49031,020
Fundraising & administrative costs 9,1498,3598,166
Cash flow from operations 4723,6883,144
Funding reserves 61,69164,36361,840

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