The Learning Partnership

45 Sheppard Ave. East Suite 400
Toronto, ON M2N 5W9
CEO: Debra D. Kerby
Board Chair: Steven Wolff

Charitable Reg. #: 14075 6107 RR0001
Sector: Education
Operating Charity

Results Reporting

Grade: C+

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 upon request [Audited financial statement for most recent year]

Need for Funding

Funding Reserves Program Costs

Spending Breakdown

Cents to the Cause

2016 2017 2018
For a dollar donated, cents funding the cause after fundraising and admin costs, excluding surplus.

Full-time staff #47

Avg. Compensation $66,057

Top 10 Staff Salary Range

$350k + 0
$300k - $350k 0
$250k - $300k 0
$200k - $250k 1
$160k - $200k 0
$120k - $160k 2
$80k - $120k 3
$40k - $80k 4
< $40k 0
Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2018

About The Learning Partnership:

Founded in 1993, The Learning Partnership (TLP) supports public education in Canada. TLP connects students, educators, business leaders and government through experiential programs. The Learning Partnership aims to promote entrepreneurial thinking and innovation to prepare students to thrive in a diverse and changing world.

The Learning Partnership runs 8 different programs for students from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12. Programs for students include Coding Quest, Entrepreneurial Adventure, Dragon’s Nest, and others. In F2018, over 189,000 students from 4,200 schools across Canada participated in The Learning Partnership’s programs. Additionally, 5,600 educators ran TLP’s programs in their classrooms in F2018.

The Learning Partnership has 4 programs for Educator Professional Development. In F2018, 182 educators participated in TLP’s professional development sessions. The Learning Partnership presents the nationally recognized Canada’s Outstanding Principals award annually.

Financial Review:

The Learning Partnership is a large charity, with total donations of $940k in F2018. Fundraising and administrative costs combined are 40% of revenues. For every dollar donated, $0.60 goes to the cause. This is not within Ci’s reasonable range for overhead spending. Funding reserves of $4.3m can cover 10 months of annual program costs.

This charity report is an update that has been sent to The Learning Partnership for review. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated on May 28, 2019 by Lauren Chin.

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending June
Fundraising & admin costs as % of revenues 40.0%33.7%32.6%
Program cost coverage (%) 81.0%104.0%165.9%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $s
Donations 939,6721,078,3121,141,186
Fees for service 5,274,5946,094,3184,393,433
Special events 385,225511,105677,265
Investment income 110,527142,424187,845
Total revenues 6,710,0187,826,1596,399,729
Program costs 5,244,6565,701,9375,053,491
Fundraising & administrative costs 2,639,5972,586,0282,022,990
Cash flow from operations (1,174,235)(461,806)(676,752)
Funding reserves 4,250,2645,927,6678,385,480
Note: Ci did not adjust for deferred contributions because it was unable to separate out deferred amounts related to donations and fees for service. 

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