CharityIntelligence Canada

St. Stephen's Community House

91 Bellevue Ave
Toronto, ON M5T 2N8
Board Chair: Howard Green
Executive Director: Bill Sinclair

Charitable Reg. #: 11920 1960 RR0001
Sector: Social Services
Operating Charity

Charity Rating

[Charity Rating: 4/4]

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]

Need for Funding

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Cents to the Cause

2014 2015 2016
For a dollar donated, cents funding the cause after fundraising and admin costs, excluding surplus.

Full-time staff #139

Avg. Compensation $55,301

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 1
$80k - $120k 4
$40k - $80k 5
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2015

About St. Stephen's Community House:

Founded in 1962, St. Stephen’s Community House is a  community-based social service agency that serves the needs of 9 neighbourhoods in Toronto.  The charity has more than 100 staff and almost 550 volunteers. The charity addresses issues such as hunger, homelessness, unemployment, isolation, conflict, violence, HIV and AIDS, youth alienation and integration of immigrants.  In F2016, the charity assisted 20,452 people in 8 of the charity's programs:  5,811 in Employment and Training,  5,085 in Housing and Homeless services,  3,044 in Newcomer services,  2,427 in Conflict Resolution Training,  1,717 in Youth services,  1,375 in Senior services, 653  in  Community Development and Social Action,   and 340 in Childcare services.  In F2016, the charity gave 13 different English classes in Toronto, helped 50 homeless people to find work, and served 193,775 meals. 

Financial Review:

In F2016, St. Stephen’s Community House  spent 10% of revenues on administrative costs and 6% of donations on fundraising costs. Total overhead costs of 17% fall within Ci's reasonable range.  St. Stephen’s Community House  has funding reserves of $4.7m, which can cover annual grants and programs for 4 months. 

Analysis updated by Ruoxi Gao in 2016, currently under review by  St. Stephen’s Community House.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending March
Administrative costs as % of revenues 10.4%10.3%10.4%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 6.1%7.6%8.1%
Program cost coverage (%) 36.1%34.1%38.4%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 1,4591,3941,371
Government funding 12,12611,33210,746
Fees for service 1,2131,2051,166
Investment income 677386
Total revenues 14,86414,00513,369
Program costs 12,99712,25111,633
Administrative costs 1,5401,4291,377
Fundraising costs 88106111
Cash flow from operations 238219248
Funding reserves 4,6874,1784,470
Note: In F2016, the charity received $14.9m in total revenues: 82% from the City of Toronto, the Province of Ontario, and the Federal government; 8% from Daycare services; 6% from other foundations; and 4% from individual donations.