MADA Community Center

6875, boulevard Décarie
Montreal, QC H3W 3E4
Executive Director: Chaim Shlomo Cohen
Board President: Peasch Nussbaum

Charitable Reg. #:85635 6068 RR0001

STAR RATING

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

[Charity Rating: 4/4]

✔+

FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY

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

A-

RESULTS REPORTING

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

n/r

DEMONSTRATED IMPACT

The demonstrated impact per dollar Ci calculates from available program information.

NEED FOR FUNDING

Charity's cash and investments (funding reserves) relative to how much it spends on programs in most recent year.

89%

CENTS TO THE CAUSE

For a dollar donated, after overhead costs of fundraising and admin/management (excluding surplus) 89 cents are available for programs.



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Programs

About MADA Community Center:

Founded in 1993, MADA Community Centre (MADA) is a Jewish charity that works to fight poverty in Montreal, Quebec. MADA reports that there are 18,130 Jews living below the poverty line in the Montreal metropolitan area. The poor make up 20% of a total Jewish population of 90,780 in the local community. MADA’s programs include a foodbank, cafeteria, Shabbat to Share, social events, a clothing and furniture depot, and more.

In F2018, MADA Community Centre’s foodbank program made up 28% of total program spending. The foodbank offers a variety of free items, like produce, non-perishables, and household essentials, to people in need. In F2018, MADA reports supplying the community with 129,480 monthly and holiday food baskets and 13,681,860 pounds of food.

MADA Community Centre’s cafeteria made up 26% of total program spending in F2018. The cafeteria serves three meals, 365 days a year to those in need. MADA reports serving 283,450 main cafeteria meals, 16,200 mobile cafeteria meals, and 20,020 takeout or home delivery meals in F2018.

In F2018, MADA’s Shabbat to Share program made up 15% of total program spending. Each week, MADA volunteers visit elderly people with special needs to deliver a Shabbat meal. MADA reports that 44,100 Shabbat to Share meals were delivered in F2018.

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Finances

MADA Community Centre is a ­­­­medium-sized charity, with total donations of $2.8m in F2018. Administrative costs are 9% of revenues (excluding investment income) and fundraising costs are 2% of donations. For every dollar donated, 89 cents go to the cause. This is within Ci’s reasonable range for overhead spending.

­­MADA Community Centre’s interest-bearing debts exceed its gross funding reserves of $294k. Excluding interest-bearing debts, MADA could operate using reserve funds for less than a month.

This charity report is an update that has been sent to MADA Community Centre for review. Changes and edits may be forthcoming.

Updated on June 26, 2019 by Lauren Chin.

Financial Review


Financial Ratios

Fiscal year ending December
201820172016
Administrative costs as % of revenues 8.9%7.4%11.6%
Fundraising costs as % of donations 2.0%4.6%6.3%
Total overhead spending 10.9%11.9%17.9%
Program cost coverage (%) (69.4%)(65.8%)(77.9%)

Summary Financial Statements

All figures in $s
201820172016
Donations 2,832,7163,913,9363,662,583
Goods in kind 992,964639,691950,294
Business activities (net) 220,785117,192113,554
Investment income 68011
Other income 260,00050,0000
Total revenues 4,306,5334,720,8194,726,442
Program costs 3,226,8352,840,7323,237,611
Administrative costs 383,210347,273547,416
Fundraising costs 57,141179,759231,242
Other costs 102,734117,331147,183
Total spending 3,769,9203,485,1004,163,450
Cash flow from operations 536,6131,235,724562,990
Capital spending 415,216762,200283,111
Funding reserves (2,240,249)(1,868,946)(2,520,412)

Note: Ci reported Retail sales net of Retail store expenses. This affected revenues and expenses by ($6k) in F2018 and ($18k) in F2017.

Salary Information

Full-time staff: 44

Avg. Compensation $30,910

Top 10 staff salary range

$350k +
0
$300k - $350k
0
$250k - $300k
0
$200k - $250k
0
$160k - $200k
0
$120k - $160k
0
$80k - $120k
1
$40k - $80k
6
< $40k
3

Information from most recent CRA Charities Directorate filings for F2018

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