Ingamo Hall Friendship Centre

20 MacKenzie Road
Inuvik, NT X0E 0T0
President: Bernice Furlong
Vice President: Debbie Gordon-Ruben

Charitable Reg. #:11896 8429 RR0001


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Audited financial statements available only through official request for information from Charities Directorate.



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The demonstrated impact per dollar Ci calculates from available program information.


Charity's cash and investments (funding reserves) relative to how much it spends on programs in most recent year.



For a dollar donated, after overhead costs of fundraising and admin/management (excluding surplus) 87 cents are available for programs.

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About Ingamo Hall Friendship Centre:

Founded in 1980, Ingamo Hall Friendship Centre runs educational, recreational, social and multicultural activities for the Town of Inuvik. It also offers daycare services and family-oriented recreational activities. As per the charity’s CRA filing, 75% of annual program costs go towards cultural centers and associations, 17% of costs go towards health promotion and protection activities, and 5% of costs go toward day-care and after-school care.

Ingamo Hall Friendship Centre does not have its own website for donors to visit. As per the Town of Inuvik’s municipal website, the charity hosts cultural events and community feasts designed to help aboriginal youth in the town.

The Centre is a member of the National Association of Friendship Centres, which is a network of 119 Centres across Canada that provides cultural services to urban Aboriginal residents.

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Ci has not had direct contact with Ingamo Hall Friendship Centre staff – F2015 audited financials were received after filing a request for information with the CRA in 2016. The charity does not report administrative costs in its F2015 or F2014 T3010 CRA filing – Ci determined administrative costs based on individual line items presented in the audited financial statements.

Ingamo Hall Friendship Center is a small-cap charity with total donations and special events fundraising of $666k in F2015. Administrative costs are 5% of revenues and fundraising costs are 8% of donations. Per dollar donated to the charity, $0.87 goes towards its programs, which falls within Ci’s reasonable range for overhead spending.

The charity’s funding reserves of $189k can cover only 26% of annual program costs, indicating a funding need.

This charity report is an update that is currently being reviewed by Ingamo Hall Friendship Center. Comments and changes may be forthcoming.

Updated on May 24, 2017 by Katie Khodawandi.

Financial Review

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending March
Administrative costs as % of revenues 5.0%3.9%37.0%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 7.6%7.5%7.5%
Program cost coverage (%) 26.0%23.6%22.2%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $s
Donations 392,492307,499781,101
Government funding 212,80014,5595,000
Business activities (net) 33,57824,54255,625
Special events 273,990330,6720
Other income 12,5453,89511,773
Total revenues 925,405681,167853,499
Program costs 726,663589,148439,747
Administrative costs 46,65626,192315,641
Fundraising costs 50,68647,94758,781
Other costs 3,8192,2630
Cash flow from operations 97,58115,61739,330
Funding reserves 188,886139,31197,615

Note: Ci does not have IHFC's F2013 or F2012 audited financials and could not perform a financial analysis for either year. Ci reported rental income gross of direct expenses in business activities. Ci adjusted for changes in deferred contributions, affecting donations by ($44k) and government funding by ($49k) in F2015.   Total administrative costs include general office expenses, administrative fees and professional fees. Total fundraising costs include direct fundraising costs and advertising. Other costs consist of bank charges and interest. Program costs were determined after backing out administrative, fundraising, amortization and other costs from total expenditures. Compensation data presented in this profile is from the compensation schedule of the charity’s 2015 T3010 CRA filing, which was not appropriately filled out.

Salary Information

Full-time staff: 6

Avg. Compensation: $0

Top 10 staff salary range:

$350k +
$300k - $350k
$250k - $300k
$200k - $250k
$160k - $200k
$120k - $160k
$80k - $120k
$40k - $80k
< $40k

Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2016

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