Montreal, QC H3J 2Y2
Executive Director: Denise Byrnes
Board Chair: Donald Olds
Charitable Reg. #: 11907 5091 RR0001
Grade: BThe 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 #52
Avg. Compensation $89,453
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
|$300k - $350k||0|
|$250k - $300k||0|
|$200k - $250k||0|
|$160k - $200k||0|
|$120k - $160k||2|
|$80k - $120k||8|
|$40k - $80k||0|
About Oxfam Quebec:
Oxfam-Québec (OXQ), a member of the international Oxfam confederation, is a non-governmental organization dedicated to implementing sustainable solutions to poverty and injustice around the world. OXQ was founded in 1973 as an independent organization from Oxfam Canada, with the mandate of raising French speakers’ awareness about the situation in developing countries. In 2000, OXQ also acquired an affiliate, CLUB 2/3, which is an international cooperation organization known for working for and with young people, both in Quebec and around the world. OXQ has four strategic objectives: help citizens claim the right to a better life, promote justice between women and men, save lives through humanitarian response, and provide sustainable agriculture and food security.
In F2016, Oxfam-Québec disbursed $33.7m to fund 107 projects in 27 countries. It reports that 34% of funds went towards countries in Africa, 31% went to countries in the Middle East, 22% went towards countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, 8% in North America and 5% in South-East Asia. It reports reaching nearly 2.5 million people through its programs.
In 2015, it started the ACCESS Innovation program which seeks to increase capacity for economic and social growth through innovation. It will place women and youth at the heart of development efforts in their communities and will be aided by 750 volunteers. This program targets 11 countries in Africa, Latin America and the Middle East with a budget of $76 million, of which $54 million is provided by Global Affairs Canada.
As part of its humanitarian mandate, Oxfam-Québec operated in Benin, Burkina Faso, Jordan, Libya, Syria and Nepal in F2016. Actions taken by the charity include repairing and building wells and water stations in refugee camps, helping improve water access for the people of Aleppo and running disease awareness campaigns in Benin and Burkina Faso.
Oxfam-Québec is considered a large-cap charity with donations of $9.8m in F2016. OXQ’s administrative costs are 7% of total revenues and fundraising costs are 9% of total donations. For every dollar donated, 84 cents goes towards the charity’s programs, falling within Ci’s reasonable range. The charity has funding reserves of $3.1m which can cover program costs for just over one month. However, over 75% of funding comes from government sources such as Global Affairs Canada.
This report is an update that is being reviewed by the Oxfam-Québec. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated July 27, 2017 by Josh Lam.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending March
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||6.9%||7.8%||10.1%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||8.9%||15.7%||31.5%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||8.8%||18.7%||28.8%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Program costs - International||33,664||26,188||21,872|
|Program costs - Canada||2,105||2,496||3,194|
|Cash flow from operations||3,784||795||929|