Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters

4601 Guthrie Drive, PO Box 2800
Peterborough, ON K9J 8L5
President: Dan Elliott
Vice President: Rick Moore

Charitable Reg. #:11891 3904 RR0001


Ci's Star Rating is calculated based on the following independent metrics:

[Charity Rating: 2/5]



Audited financial statements for current and previous years available on the charity’s website.



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



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) 34 cents are available for programs.

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About Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters:

Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters is a 2-star charity. It is financially transparent but has a below-average results reporting grade and overhead spending outside of Ci’s reasonable range.

Founded in 1982, the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) is the largest fishing, hunting, and wildlife conservation organization in Canada. Its mission is to be the voice of anglers and hunters and the leader in Ontario's fish and wildlife conservation. OFAH represents over 100,000 members, subscribers, and supporters; and 725 member clubs. Its head office is in Peterborough, ON.

Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters runs many programs that train hunters, advocate for hunters and anglers' rights, and educate youth about hunting and conservation. In F2022, OFAH granted three research awards to university students aiming to improve resource management in fish and wildlife topics. During the same year, the charity supported 11 schools and 209 students from Red Lake to Windsor to run the National Archery in Schools program. It also funded 36 community hatcheries to address operating challenges and help them stock millions of fish into Ontario water.

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Results and Impact

Ci could not find any publicly available quantifiable outcomes for OFAH. 

This charity is not yet rated on impact (n/r).

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In F2022, the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters reported combined total donations and special events revenues of $3.5m. Administrative costs are 13% of revenues (excluding investment income), and fundraising costs are 53% of donations. This results in overhead spending of 66%. For every dollar donated, 34 cents go to the cause. This is outside Ci’s reasonable range for overhead spending.

OFAH has $5.3m in reserve funds. The charity can cover 89% or over ten months of its annual program costs with its reserves.

­­This charity report is an update that has been sent to Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters for review. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated on June 15, 2023 by Krystie Nguyen.


Financial Review

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending December
Administrative costs as % of revenues 13.1%9.1%6.6%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 52.9%64.0%49.0%
Total overhead spending 66.1%73.2%55.6%
Program cost coverage (%) 89.0%132.9%131.8%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 880888930
Government funding 6432858
Fees for service 3,7713,4252,724
Business activities (net) 9261,2901,356
Special events 2,5892,8242,130
Investment income 1126058
Total revenues 8,2848,9208,056
Program costs 6,0045,1214,711
Administrative costs 1,073810528
Fundraising costs 1,8362,3761,499
Total spending 8,9138,3086,738
Cash flow from operations (629)6131,318
Capital spending 46934
Funding reserves 5,3436,8066,207

Note: Ci reported magazine revenues net of expenses. This affected revenues and expenses by ($1.7m) in F2022, ($1.5m) in F2021, and ($1.6m) in F2020. Ci reported sales in business activities net of expenses. This affected revenues and expenses by ($40k) in F2022, ($41k) in F2021, and ($88k) in F2020.

Salary Information

Full-time staff: 61

Avg. compensation: $57,110

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 F2021

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Comments & Contact

Comments added by the Charity:

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Charity Contact

Website: www.ofah.org
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tel: 705-748-OFAH (6324)


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