United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington
Kingston, ON K7K 3C1
President & CEO: Bhavana Varma
Board Chair: Caroline Davis
Charitable Reg. #: 12597 8270 RR0001
Grade: A-The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Cents to the Cause
Full-time staff #16
Avg. Compensation $60,058
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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About United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington:
Founded in 1941, The United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (UWKFLA) works in the community by funding agencies that focus on helping kids, keeping people healthy to build strong communities, and helping people fight poverty.
In line with United Way Centraide Canada’s strategy, UWKFLA focuses on 3 strategic areas – All That Kids Can Be (29% of grants), From Poverty to Possibility (29%) and Healthy People, Strong Communities (42%). In 2016, UWKFLA funded 72 programs at 45 agencies, serving 55,347 clients. Individual grantees are not disclosed by the charity.
United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington reported that through funded programs, it helped 508 women and children leave violent and abusive relationships through emergency shelter and support. It helped over 1,400 kids grades and behavior improve thanks to a positive adult mentor. It also provided free clothing and household items to over 4,000 vulnerable members of the community.
United Way Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington is aiming to end youth homelessness in KFL&A. It reports that in Kingston, 22% of youth live below the poverty line, 7 out of 10 victims of family violence are young girls or women and 50% of homeless youth in Kingston are female, compared to 20% nationally. By 2020, it aims for 80% of youth who enter the homelessness system in KFL&A to maintain their housing, or to be housed within 30 days.
United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington is considered a medium-cap charity with donations and special events revenues of $4.0m in F2016. Its administrative costs stand at 5% of revenues and fundraising costs are 13.4% of donations. For every dollar donated, 82 cents goes to the cause, falling within Ci’s reasonable range. Its funding reserves are 172% of program costs, meaning that reserves can cover programs for 1.7 years.
This charity report is an update that is currently being reviewed by United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated on June 8, 2017 by Josh Lam.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending December
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||4.6%||5.0%||5.5%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||13.5%||14.8%||10.4%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||172.0%||131.7%||126.0%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $s
|Cash flow from operations||195,830||(222,659)||169,889|