Sens Foundation

1000 Palladium Drive 
Kanata, ON K2V 1A5
President: Danielle Robinson
Board Chair: Max Keeping

Charitable Reg. #: 88097 5065 RR0001
Sector: Fundraising Organization
Public Foundation

Donor Accountability

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 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

Full-time staff #7

Avg. Compensation $97,724

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 0
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 0
$80k - $120k 1
$40k - $80k 5
< $40k 1
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2012

About Sens Foundation:

Founded in 1998, the Sens Foundation empowers children and youth to reach their full potential by investing in social recreation, health, and education programs that promote both physical and mental wellness. The Foundation is affiliated with the Ottawa Senators hockey team.

In F2012, 13,000 participants benefited from hockey programs hosted by the Senators. The Foundation provided online curriculums on how to integrate hockey and learning to 1,000 elementary teachers, and gave lessons on the science of hockey to 4,700 students and teachers. The Foundation is a major funder of Roger’s House, the region’s only pediatric respite and palliative care centre, which admitted 1,723 people in 2011. The Foundation also granted 177 bursaries for kids to play hockey, 300 pieces of autographed merchandise, and 2,000 pieces of hockey equipment.

Financial Review:

Fundraising costs are 37% of donations and administrative costs are 8% of revenue. The Foundation has funding reserves of $2.9m, which cover 79% of annual program costs.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending July
Administrative costs as % of revenues 7.7%5.4%8.0%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 37.1%38.2%36.2%
Program cost coverage (%) 78.8%185.2%109.6%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 5,5474,8884,673
Other income 362510
Total revenues 5,5834,9234,683
Grants 3,6911,8722,079
Administrative costs 428268373
Fundraising costs 2,0561,8681,693
Cash flow from operations (592)915538
Funding reserves 2,9083,4672,278
Note: Ci removed unrealized gains on investment of $23k in F2012, $10k in F2011, and $9k in F2010.

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