International Development and Relief Foundation

908 The East Mall, 1st Floor
Toronto, ON M9B 6K2
CEO & Board Chair: Zeib Jeeva
Board Chair: Winston Kassim

Charitable Reg. #: 13254 2705 RR0001
Sector: International Aid
Operating Charity

Charity Rating

[Charity Rating: 4/4]

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 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

2016 2017 2018
For a dollar donated, cents funding the cause after fundraising and admin costs, excluding surplus.

Full-time staff #14

Avg. Compensation $67,996

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 0
$80k - $120k 1
$40k - $80k 9
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2018

About International Development and Relief Foundation:

Founded in 1988, International Development and Relief Foundation (IDRF) works to help disadvantaged people around the world. IDRF has humanitarian aid and development programs based on Islamic principles of human dignity, self-reliance, and social justice. In F2018, IDRF reported helping over 500,000 people through its seven main programs – Emergency Relief; Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH); Education; Food Security; Economic Development; Health; and Religious Giving.

In F2018, International Development and Relief Foundation’s Emergency Relief program ran 7 projects that helped over 53,750 people in Palestine, Lebanon, Bangladesh, Somalia, India and Indonesia. These projects included emergency shelters, flood responses, and tsunami responses.

In F2018, International Development and Relief Foundation’s Water, Sanitation & Hygiene program ran 4 projects that helped over 124,600 people in Pakistan, Palestine, and Somalia. The program helps people access safe drinking water and clean washrooms. WASH also educates people on the role hygiene plays in breaking the poverty cycle.

In F2018, International Development and Relief Foundation’s Education program ran 8 projects that helped over 12,090 people in Pakistan, India, Palestine, and Canada. This program works to help both primary students and teachers, with extra support for girls and deaf students.

Financial Review:

International Development and Relief Foundation is a large charity, with total donations of $5.4m in F2018. Administrative costs are 4% of revenues and fundraising costs are 10% of donations. For every dollar donated, 86 cents go to the cause. This is within Ci’s reasonable range for overhead spending. Funding reserves of $2m can cover 5 months of annual program costs.

This charity report is an update that is currently being reviewed by International Development and Relief Foundation. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated on May 27, 2019 by Lauren Chin.  

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending June
Administrative costs as % of revenues 3.8%3.0%2.7%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 10.0%11.0%8.5%
Program cost coverage (%) 44.5%86.9%80.4%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 5,3994,7865,110
Investment income 432932
Total revenues 5,4424,8165,142
Program costs 4,4423,4783,759
Administrative costs 204143136
Fundraising costs 542526434
Cash flow from operations 254668813
Funding reserves 1,9773,0233,023
Note: Ci used IDRF’s T3010 Schedule 2 filing (Activities outside Canada) to move $3.3m in F2018, $1.9m in F2017 and $2.7m in F2016 from Canadian program costs to International program costs. Ci noted that total program spending in IDRF’s F2016 T3010 filing did not reconcile with total program spending in its F2016 audited financial statements.

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