Alberta Book Fair Society

Other Names: Litfest Edmonton International, Literary Arts Festival, Litfest, Edmonton's Nonfiction Festival

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Alberta Book Fair Society operates LitFest, an annual book festival located in Edmonton, Alberta. Annually the festival runs each October for 11 days, and features nonfiction writing and writers in a variety of events, readings, and community-based discussions. Events are open to the general public, and our operations are supported by over 80 volunteers and members of the literary community at large.


  • map-pointCharitable Organization

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 131293631RR0001

  • map-point1 full-time staff

  • map-pointNo contact email on record

2016 Revenues: $311,649

<b>2500</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>0</b>: Total amount of non-cash gifts (e.g. securities, equipment, buildings, artwork, other in-kind gifts) made to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>6344</b>: Total amount received from other registered charities.
<b>0</b>: Charities don’t issue tax receipts when a donor can’t be identified or doesn't want one. This category also includes collection boxes.
<b>72071</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>230734</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2016 Expenditures: $284,853

<b>218835</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>18000</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>47299</b>: Total amount spent on management and administration, including board meetings, accounting, rent, office supplies, etc.
<b>0</b>: Total amount of gifts to qualified organizations. The majority of these donees are registered charities but some other organizations qualify as well.
<b>719</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2016 Year End: $141,525

<b>134643</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>6882</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>0</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>0</b>: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
<b>0</b>: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2016 Year End: $74,282

<b>22875</b>: Short-term portion of debt obligations such as loans, mortgages, notes, and payments due for goods and services received.
<b>0</b>: Amounts owing to founders, directors/trustees and like officials, non-arm’s length employees or members.
<b>51407</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

Alberta Book Fair Society's headquarters is located at 200 - 10113 104 St Nw, Edmonton AB, T5J1A1.

Breakdown of Programs

100


Fundraising Methods

Collection Plate Dinners Internet Corporate Contacts