Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation
Edmonton, AB T5G 3H7
Executive Director: Natalie Minckler
Board Chair: Richard Wong
Charitable Reg. #: 89072 5542 RR0001
Grade: C+The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
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About Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation:
Founded in 2001, Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation (EOCF) supports education, health, and wellness for youth through a variety of fundraising methods. It has contributed more than $30m to more than 2,700 charitable groups since its founding. Grant recipients include Bissell Centre, Edmonton’s Food Bank, Kids Help Phone, Edmonton Public Schools, and YMCA of Northern Alberta. In F2016, EOCF donated $2.3m to 228 charitable groups.
Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation also runs several programs: In-Class Education (ICE) School, Hockey Helps Kids, Seats for Kids, and Share a Book. ICE School uses Alberta curriculum to provide a week of hands-on learning in the Oilers’ arena to classes of students from Northern Alberta. ICE School had 2,700 student participants in F2016. Edmonton Oilers moved into the new Rogers Arena in 2016. ICE School moved too, and had 14 classes between grades 2 and 7 in its inaugural year at the new centre.
Hockey Helps Kids brings together school children and the Edmonton Oilers to raise awareness and funds for local charities in Edmonton. Four Edmonton schools are matched with an Edmonton Oiler player to compete for fan votes to win $25,000 for the charity of their choice. The teams develop a two-minute video that Oilers fans vote on. The winning team’s charity is granted $25k, while the other three teams’ charities are granted $10k.
Seats for Kids donates hockey seats to charitable groups. In F2016, $271k in hockey tickets were donated. Share a Book provides new books and book bags to Grade 1 students across Northern Alberta. In F2016, 5,400 books were distributed to 2,700 students.
Since 2010, Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation has been supporting Inner City High School. An alternative high school, Inner City High School provides at-risk youth with guidance regarding accommodation, counselling, nutrition, and medical care. In F2016, the school served 314 youth. Amenities include counselling rooms, kitchen facilities, a science lab, a cosmetology classroom, and 4 soundproof recording studios for students to explore their talents.
In August 2016, Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation donated $185k to Edmonton’s Food Bank to purchase a five-tonne refrigerated truck. The truck can hold up to 9 pallets or 8,000 lbs of food. With this donation, Edmonton’s Food Bank can pick of fresh and frozen food from its major distributors.
Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation is a medium-sized charity with $4.4m in donations in F2015. The foundation also raised $1.7m from its 50/50 draw and lottery. Administrative costs were 3% of revenues and fundraising costs were 48% of donations. As such, for every $1 donated, 49 cents went to the cause. This falls outside of Charity Intelligence’s reasonable range for overhead spending. The foundation has funding reserves of $3.3m which can cover annual grants and programs 1.1 times.
This charity report is an update that is currently being reviewed by Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated on June 27, 2017 by Juliana Badovinac.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending June
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||3.4%||2.4%||2.9%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||47.8%||38.8%||41.1%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||109.3%||107.4%||195.6%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Cash flow from operations||800||203||452|