Brantford Public Library
Brantford, ON N3T 2G8
CEO: Kathryn Drury
Board Chair: Craig Mann
Charitable Reg. #: 10680 7217 RR0001
Grade: CThe grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Full-time staff #30
Avg. Compensation $0
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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|$250k - $300k||0|
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|$120k - $160k||1|
|$80k - $120k||4|
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About Brantford Public Library:
The Brantford Public Library’s (BPL) mission is to connect the community to information. BPL conducts various programs for people of all ages. It has a story time program, outreach programs, movie screening and class visit programs for children, computer and genealogy classes for adults and an English conversation café for immigrants to practice English.
In F2011, BPL had 65,932 registered memberships and had 500,000 visits. It answered 61,000 reference questions, over 1m books were checked out, and over 8,600 children visited BPL as part of story time and class programs. The library is technologically improving each year. BPL provides WiFi connection at the library and has access to 11 online databases and 7 catalogues. It also has interlibrary loan service which allows its customers to request books to borrow from libraries across Canada. BPL is in partnership with Wilfrid Laurier University and provides access to over 1m articles to its post-secondary students.
In F2011, BPL’s administrative costs were 12% of revenues. BPL has not reported fundraising costs on its audited financial statements. It has funding reserves of $1.9m (including $216k in endowment funds) covering 63% of annual program costs. The average full-time compensation is unavailable as the charity has not reported part-time compensation on its T3010 filing.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending December
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||12.0%||14.2%||12.7%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||63.3%||63.3%||57.8%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Cash flow from operations||1,317||844||982|