30 Centre Street
Orangeville, ON L9W 2X1
Executive Director: Maureen Riedler
Board President: Shelly Scriver

Charitable Reg. #:14111 2722 RR0001


Ci's Star Rating is calculated based on the following independent metrics:

[Charity Rating: 3/5]



Audited financial statements for current and previous years available on the charity’s website.



Grade based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.



The demonstrated impact per dollar Ci calculates from available program information.


Charity's cash and investments (funding reserves) relative to how much it spends on programs in most recent year.



For a dollar donated, after overhead costs of fundraising and admin/management (excluding surplus) 86 cents are available for programs.

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About Hospice Dufferin:

Hospice Dufferin is a three-star charity with a below-average results reporting grade and overhead spending in Ci's reasonable range. The charity is financially transparent and has funding reserves that can cover less than two years of program costs. 

Founded in 1989, Hospice Dufferin (HDUF) is a charity that provides palliative care to people with life-limiting illnesses. It aims to provide comfort and dignity for people near the end of their lives. HDUF is based in Orangeville, Ontario and has an office in Shelburne. Its main charitable programs are Palliative Visiting, Grief Support, and Wellness, for which it does not provide a spending breakdown. In F2021, HDUF spent $253k on its programs.

The charity’s Palliative Visiting program pairs patients with volunteers and social workers who provide them with emotional support and psychological counseling. Volunteers visit patients once per week. Hospice services are provided free of charge to eligible patients. In F2021, HDUF had 132 palliative clients and a total of 535 one-on-one palliative care sessions.

The Grief Support program provides one-on-one support from a spiritual care coordinator to grieving family members or people who have lost a loved one. The charity has educational materials about processing grief that it mails to grieving clients. In F2021, HDUF provided 404 hours of bereavement support to 137 clients. This included 717 phone calls and 22 video conferences for grief support.

Hospice Dufferin’s Wellness programs include expressive art therapy, meditation, arts and crafts sessions, and social support groups. In F2021, the charity had 38 art therapy sessions, 32 craft group sessions, 18 meditation sessions, and 39 social support group sessions.

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Results and Impact

Ci did not find any quantifiable outcomes on Hospice Dufferin’s website. This may not be a complete representation of Hospice Dufferin’s results and impact.

This charity is not rated on impact (n/r).

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Hospice Dufferin is a small charity that received $52k in donations in F2021. The charity received $290k in government funding during the year (82% of total revenue). Administrative costs are 10% of total revenue excluding investment income. Fundraising costs are 3% of donations. This results in total overhead spending of 14%. For every dollar donated to the charity, 86 cents go to the cause.

Hospice Dufferin has $301k in net funding reserves which can cover program costs for around one year and two months.

This report is an update that has been sent to Hospice Dufferin for review. Comments and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated on August 17th, 2022 by Arjun Kapur.

Financial Review

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending March
Administrative costs as % of revenues 10.4%12.7%14.7%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 3.2%13.7%11.1%
Total overhead spending 13.6%26.4%25.8%
Program cost coverage (%) 119.0%104.3%132.1%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $s
Donations 52,29172,59898,363
Government funding 290,206202,638145,787
Fees for service 0020
Investment income 12,380(1,290)4,077
Total revenues 354,877273,946248,247
Program costs 253,035250,682212,750
Administrative costs 35,52534,95736,000
Fundraising costs 1,6779,95010,919
Other costs 3,2922,1722,229
Total spending 293,529297,761261,898
Cash flow from operations 61,348(23,815)(13,651)
Funding reserves 301,157261,437280,951

Note: Administrative costs were gathered from the charity’s T3010 CRA filings. The charity reports no capital expenditures in its audited financial statements.

Salary Information

Full-time staff: 3

Avg. compensation: $66,218

Top 10 staff salary range:

$350k +
$300k - $350k
$250k - $300k
$200k - $250k
$160k - $200k
$120k - $160k
$80k - $120k
$40k - $80k
< $40k

Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2021

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Comments & Contact

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Charity Contact

Website: www.hospicedufferin.com
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