Santropol Roulant

111 Rue Roy Est
Montreal, QC H2W 1M1
Executive Director: Pier Liné
Board Chair: Vani Jain

Charitable Reg. #: 14071 7414 RR0001
Sector: Social Services
Operating Charity

Results Reporting

Grade: B-

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 for current and previous years available on the charity's website [Audited financial statement for most recent year]

Need for Funding

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Cents to the Cause

2012 2013 2014
For a dollar donated, cents funding the cause after fundraising and admin costs, excluding surplus.

Full-time staff #13

Avg. Compensation $47,391

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 1
< $40k 9
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2014

About Santropol Roulant:

Founded in 1995, Santropol Roulant (SR) is a community organization run primarily by young adults that uses food as a vehicle to drive social change. Its programs are novel approaches to active youth engagement, urban food systems, food security and community care.

SR’s main program is its Meals-on-Wheels (MOW) service, which consists of young people preparing and delivering healthy, home-made meals to the homes of mainly elderly individuals living with a loss of autonomy. On average, the MOW service delivers 100 meals 5 times per week, and helps to break down social isolation for its clients. SR also operates an urban agriculture program, growing organic crops at its rooftop garden, at a campus garden at McGill University, as well as a small farm on Montreal’s West Island. The produce grown is then sold in neighbourhood markets, distributed in fresh baskets, and used for the MOW program. Other programs operated by SR include a community bike workshop, a beekeeping collective, and garden workshops. Through its programs, SR aims to effect more significant change in the community and in the world by engaging young people in social and environmental issues.

Financial Review:

In F2014, SR's total revenues decreased to 1.0m from 1.2m and program costs remained flat at $0.9m. Fundraising costs increased to 6% of donations from 4% in the previous year. Administrative costs rose to 8% of revenues from 6% in F2013. It currently has negative funding reserves and program cost coverage due to $0.5m in long-term debt, associated with the purchase and renovation of a new building.

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Updated June 09, 2015 by Mikhil Mahore.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending December
Administrative costs as % of revenues 8.1%5.8%10.7%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 5.8%3.9%5.5%
Program cost coverage (%) (4.3%)(14.2%)(55.6%)

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $s
Donations 377,007552,050437,396
Government funding 282,817269,184296,392
Fees for service 102,842112,97199,799
Business activities (net) 190,128159,34149,284
Special events 60,37278,82575,298
Other income 004,720
Total revenues 1,013,1661,172,371962,889
Program costs 906,548882,998747,347
Administrative costs 82,27268,486102,583
Fundraising costs 25,41024,84328,003
Other costs 17,03917,50226,758
Cash flow from operations (18,103)178,54258,198
Funding reserves (39,140)(125,549)(415,511)
Note: CI adjusted donations for deferred contributions by $32k in F2014, $67k in F2013 and ($35k) in F2012. CI adjusted donations for deferred grants for the building by ($208k) in F2014, ($20k) in F2013 and ($44k) in F2012.

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