Opération Enfant Soleil
Québec, QC G2E 6H5
CEO: Anne Hudon
Board Chair: Pierre Bolduc
Charitable Reg. #: 12718 6690 RR0001
Grade: B-The 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 #31
Avg. Compensation $70,199
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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About Opération Enfant Soleil:
Founded in 1988, Opération Enfant Soleil raises funds to improve paediatrics for sick children in Québec. The charity distributes funds to four major paediatric centres in Québec: the CHU de Québec-Laval University’s Centre mère-enfant Soleil, the CHU Sainte-Justine in Montréal, the Montreal Children’s Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre, and the CIUSSS de l’Estrie-CHU de Sherbrooke. The charity provides over 150 grants annually to organizations and regional hospitals. The grant money is used to acquire technologies, upgrade facilities, and purchase specialized equipment for treatment. Since its inception, the charity has distributed over $210m throughout Québec. In F2017, Opération Enfant Soleil granted a sum of $14.3m to 17 different regions in Québec. Items funded by the grants include three neonatal incubators in Bas-Saint-Laurent; a rigid bronchoscope in Abitibi-Témiscamingue; a therapeutic bath and bath chair in Laval; and 18 syringe pumps, 10 otoscopes and ophthalmoscopes, and two baby nasolaryngoscopes in Montreal.
Opération Enfant Soleil’s most important fundraising activity is its Telethon. With over 2,000 volunteers, the charity runs a 15-hour live television broadcast, featuring entertainers, artists, and children ambassadors. The event aims to show how people can come together to support sick children and their families.
Opération Enfant Soleil is a Large charity, with donations of $17.7m in F2017. Its administrative costs are 8% of revenues. Its fundraising costs are 18% of donations, falling from 27% in F2015. For every dollar donated to the charity, 74 cents go to the cause, falling within Ci’s reasonable range for overhead spending. The charity’s funding reserves of $11.1m can cover over 8 months of program costs, showing a need for funding.
This charity report is an update that has been sent to Opération Enfant Soleil for review. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated on July 26, 2018 by Joeyanne Cheung.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending August
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||7.5%||7.7%||8.0%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||18.4%||21.1%||26.5%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||70.2%||83.9%||64.0%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Cash flow from operations||943||1,977||(353)|