Colon Cancer Canada
Toronto, ON M2H 1J8
President: Bunnie Schwartz
Board Member: Estelle Elmaleh
Charitable Reg. #: 85597 0737 RR0001
Grade: C+The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Full-time staff #7
Avg. Compensation $53,137
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
|$300k - $350k||0|
|$250k - $300k||0|
|$200k - $250k||0|
|$160k - $200k||0|
|$120k - $160k||0|
|$80k - $120k||1|
|$40k - $80k||3|
About Colon Cancer Canada:
Colon Cancer Canada (CCC), established in 1996, is a national organization dedicated to saving lives through increasing public awareness of colorectal cancer and access to screening, funding research initiatives, and providing colorectal cancer patient support.
Donor Update: Effective June 30, 2017, Colon Cancer Canada and Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada have merged and will now be known as Colorectal Cancer Canada. Read Charity Intelligence's report on the merger.
Colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer overall. It is the second most common cause of death from cancer for Canadian men and the third most common among women, accounting for 12% of cancer deaths in Canada. Colon cancer is one of Canada's Under-funded 4 cancers. Colon cancer is one area where donors can have high impact in saving lives.
In research, Colon Cancer Canada's grant focus on establishing fellowships and research chairs, financing hospital equipment, providing financial support to patient support services and increasing awareness about the necessity of early screening. In F2016, Colon Cancer Canada disbursed $219k towards research, $42k for research and equipment, $96k for patient resources, $27k for equipment purchases, and $27k on screening efforts, for a total reported $411k in program costs which, assuming the list exhaustive, is down 47% from F2015 spending.
Colon Cancer Canada has developed a patient and caregiver journal in collaboration with medical experts. This resource serves as a guide for Canadians to better navigate their colon cancer journey. It is a member of the Canadian Cancer Action Network, a network of organizations collaborating on cancer control.
Colon Cancer Canada is a medium-cap charity with donations of $1.1m in F2015. Administrative costs are 20% of revenues and fundraising costs are 18% of donations. For every dollar donated, 63 cents goes towards the charity’s programs, falling outside of Ci’s reasonable range. The charity has funding reserves of $622k which can cover program costs for a little over 9 months.
This charity report is an update that is being reviewed by Colon Cancer Canada. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated on July 5, 2017 by Josh Lam.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending December
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||19.5%||14.8%||19.5%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||17.6%||25.4%||40.0%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||78.6%||98.1%||98.6%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $s
|Goods in kind||13,547||24,097||10,250|
|Cash flow from operations||(76,570)||185,852||(9,247)|