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Opportunities for the Disabled Foundation

319-4538 Kingsway
Burnaby, BC V9G 1G5
President & CEO: Bet Rumley
Director: Eugenio Anza

Charitable Reg. #: REVOKED FEB. 7, 2015
Sector: Social Services
Operating Charity

Results Reporting

Grade: D

The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.

Financial Transparency

Audited financial statements available only through official request for information from Canada Revenue Agency [Audited financial statement for most recent year]

Need for Funding

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Cents to the Cause

2009 2010 2011
For a dollar donated, cents funding the cause after fundraising and admin costs, excluding surplus.

Full-time staff #1

Avg. Compensation $33,181

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 0
$80k - $120k 0
$40k - $80k 0
< $40k 1
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2011

About Opportunities for the Disabled Foundation:

Opportunities for Disabled Foundation's charitable status was revoked by the Charities Directorate following an audit effective February 2015. No further information is available at this time.


Founded in 1996, the Opportunities for Disabled Foundation (ODF) seeks to support people with physical disabilities to live more fulfilling and independent lives. ODF operates a year-round public awareness campaign across Canada informing the general public about specific disability issues and the programs that are available for physically challenged Canadians. In addition, ODF offers a recycling program for special needs computer equipment, as well as medical equipment such as wheelchairs and scooters. ODF also distributes a disability resource guide that offers information about programs and resources available to the physically challenged.

ODF uses an external fundraiser that distributes boxes selling chocolates. ODF received 36% of these revenues.  There have been many media stories about ODF. Most recently, a  2013  Metro News investigative story raised serious allegations donors may consider reviewing.

Financial Review:

ODF's financial statements are unaudited and contain limited notes, and thus the data presented below may be inaccurate or incomplete. In F2011, ODF’s fundraising and administrative costs were 69% of total revenues. Ci allocated all salaries and benefits into fundraising and administrative costs. In F2011, ODF had negative funding reserves of ($38k) due to an outstanding loan and mortgage.  NOTE: ODF HAD ITS CHARITABLE REGISTRATION STATUS REVOKED BY THE CRA FEB. 7, 2015.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending December
Fundraising & admin costs as % of revenues 69.2%52.8%48.6%
Program cost coverage (%) (20.4%)(10.4%)(19.2%)

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $s
Donations 529,433526,953466,552
Goods in kind 5,9044,6009,055
Government funding 29,00029,0000
Total revenues 564,337560,553475,607
Program costs 188,206240,603279,389
Fundraising & administrative costs 390,686295,975231,285
Cash flow from operations (14,555)23,975(35,067)
Funding reserves (38,477)(25,055)(53,738)
Note: Neither ODF's financial statements nor its T3010 filing to the CRA allow for an exact understanding of a significant proportion of its cost allocation. To reference media stories,,