95 Jonesville Cres
Toronto, ON M4A 1H2
Executive Director: Scott Moore
Board Chair: Paul Hogan

Charitable Reg. #:14081 3502 RR0001


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

[Charity Rating: 2/5]


Audited financial statements available only through official request for information from Charities Directorate.



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) 93 cents are available for programs.

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About Youth Unlimited:

Youth Unlimited (also known as Toronto Youth for Christ) is a 2-star charity. It is not financially transparent and has average results reporting. It has overhead spending within Ci's reasonable range. 

Founded in 1995, Youth Unlimited (also known as Toronto Youth for Christ) is a faith-based charity that provides programs for youth in Toronto, York, Peel, Durham, and Halton. Youth Unlimited is a member of Youth for Christ Canada, an international Christian ministry that aims to help youth live fulfilling lives by following Jesus.

Youth Unlimited has six main program areas: Community Outreach; Critical Care; Leadership Development; Marketplace Initiatives; Trips, Camps, and Events; and Innovative Centres. The charity does not provide a breakdown of spending on its programs. Youth Unlimited reports that it reached 2,119 youth through its programs in F2021.

Through its Community Outreach initiatives, Youth Unlimited connects youth in neighbourhoods through team and mentorship relationships. Programs include academic support, school programs, neighbourhood drop-ins, recreational sports, church partnerships, and virtual outreach. In F2021, Youth Unlimited had 20 Community Outreach initiatives.

Youth Unlimited’s Critical Care initiatives support vulnerable youth by providing assistance in the areas of housing, physical needs, mental health, advocacy, prison visits, and more. In F2021, the charity supported 302 youth through mental health challenges, provided 322 youth support for physical needs, and helped 33 youth during a housing crisis or transition.

Through its Leadership Development initiatives, Youth Unlimited helps youth discover God’s purpose for life. Programs in this area include leadership training, mentorship, discipleship cohorts, and parent and youth programs. The charity reports that 209 youth it served in F2021 regularly participated in church.

The charity also offers Marketplace Initiatives, which help youth develop employment and entrepreneurship skills. Youth Unlimited had six Marketplace Initiatives in F2021.

Youth Unlimited runs Trips, Camps, and Events that enable youth to meet friends and share experiences. In F2021, the charity ran six trips and events.

Youth Unlimited’s Innovative Centres enable youth to gather and pursue shared interests, including sports and art. In F2021, the charity ran two of these initiatives.

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Results and Impact


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Youth Unlimited is not financially transparent. Financial analysis was based on financial statements provided by the CRA.

Youth Unlimited had total cash donations of $4.9m in F2021. Its administrative costs are 5% of revenues (less investment income), and fundraising costs are 2% of donations. This results in total overhead spending of 7%. For every dollar donated, 93 cents go to the cause, which is within Ci’s reasonable range for overhead spending.

Youth Unlimited has $3.3m in funding reserves. The charity could cover 73% or almost nine months of its annual program costs with reserves.

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

Updated on July 14, 2022, by Sydney Olexa. 

Financial Review

Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending June
Administrative costs as % of revenues 5.1%6.4%5.7%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 1.5%1.7%2.3%
Total overhead spending 6.6%8.1%8.1%
Program cost coverage (%) 72.8%65.6%62.0%

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $000s
Donations 4,9274,5614,470
Goods in kind 236223187
Government funding 99500277
Special events 919695
Investment income 328(30)118
Total revenues 5,6825,3505,147
Program costs 4,5914,2534,388
Grants 400315
Donated goods exp 236223187
Administrative costs 273345288
Fundraising costs 7778106
Total spending 5,1774,9304,975
Cash flow from operations 505420173
Capital spending 2729178
Funding reserves 3,3422,8112,726

Note: Ci reported administrative and fundraising costs from the charity’s T3010 filing with the CRA. Ci backed out amortization from program, administrative, and fundraising costs on a pro-rata basis. Ci removed unrealized loss on investments from expenses and moved it to revenues, decreasing revenues and expenses by $nil in F2021, $130k in F2020, and $nil in F2019. Ci did not include loss on disposal of property and equipment, decreasing expenses by $nil in F2021, $47k in F2020, and $nil in F2019.

Salary Information

Full-time staff: 34

Avg. compensation: $63,473

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

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Charity Contact

Website: www.youthunlimitedgta.ca
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