Special Olympics Ontario Inc.
Toronto, ON M4H 1P1
Board Chair: Shafiq Ebrahim
CEO: Glenn MacDonell
Charitable Reg. #: 11906 8435 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 #19
Avg. Compensation $78,876
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
|$300k - $350k||0|
|$250k - $300k||0|
|$200k - $250k||0|
|$160k - $200k||0|
|$120k - $160k||1|
|$80k - $120k||1|
|$40k - $80k||8|
About Special Olympics Ontario Inc.:
Founded in 1968, Special Olympics Ontario provides year-round training and athletic competitions for kids and adults with intellectual disabilities. In F2016, the charity provided 22,080 intellectually challenged athletes the opportunity to play in sports and build up physical skills. The total number of athletes increased by 33% from 2006 to 2016. The charity relies on 21,106 operational volunteers, including 17,990 coaches and 3,116 operational volunteers as well as 10,000 law enforcement officers in fundraising efforts. The charity has 2,296 clubs and programs as of F2016, including 1,055 community clubs, 72 youth clubs, and 1,169 school clubs.
The charity's project, Physical Activity & Healthy Living, also known as PAHL, promotes healthy active living to Special Olympics athletes and students across Ontario. Local elementary and secondary school students with intellectual disabilities can participate in activities that introduce them to many official Special Olympics sports including bocce, basketball, soccer, bowling, floor hockey and more. Its Provincial School Championships program saw over 5,000 student-athletes from hundreds of schools across Ontario participate in the games. Lastly, Special Olympics Ontario has introduced a new high performance training program in Toronto. This provided the opportunity for twenty swimmers to train with former and current Olympians.
Special Olympics Ontario is considered a medium-sized charity with donations of $383k and special events fundraising of $3m in F2016, Special Olympics Ontario spent 4% of revenues on administrative costs and 23% of donations on fundraising costs. For every dollar donated, 72 cents goes to the cause, falling within Ci's reasonable range. The charity has total funding reserves of $4.8m, which can cover annual programs for 7 months.
This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by Special Olympics Ontario. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated on June 2, 2017 by Josh Lam.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending June
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||4.3%||4.8%||5.5%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||23.3%||24.0%||24.8%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||63.8%||60.7%||77.3%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Goods in kind||18||21||10|
|Fees for service||4,666||4,503||3,613|
|Cash flow from operations||88||(66)||17|