Alberta Cancer Foundation

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The Alberta Cancer Foundation provides funds for cancer research, the prevention, detection, education and diagnosis of cancer, and for the treatment and care of cancer patients within Alberta.


  • map-pointPublic Foundation

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 118780477RR0001

  • map-point59 full-time staff

  • map-pointnatasha.broen@albertacancerfoundation.ca

2016 Revenues: $48,969,640

<b>19872246</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>1203606</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>1204930</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>5000</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>26683858</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2016 Expenditures: $42,958,181

<b>2641269</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>18041878</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>4807081</b>: Total amount spent on management and administration, including board meetings, accounting, rent, office supplies, etc.
<b>17340147</b>: Total amount of gifts to qualified organizations. The majority of these donees are registered charities but some other organizations qualify as well.
<b>127806</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2016 Year End: $157,016,431

<b>10794370</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>1161215</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>0</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>608182</b>: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
<b>144452664</b>: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2016 Year End: $2,582,913

<b>948075</b>: Short-term portion of debt obligations such as loans, mortgages, notes, and payments due for goods and services received.
<b>1592669</b>: Amounts owing to founders, directors/trustees and like officials, non-arm’s length employees or members.
<b>42169</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

Alberta Cancer Foundation's headquarters is located at 710-10123-99 St Nw, Edmonton AB, T5J3H1.

Breakdown of Programs

70 30


Where the Money Goes

Receiving Organization Amount


Alberta Health Services $8,865,333.00

The Governors Of The University Of Alberta $4,196,374.00

The Governors Of The University Of Calgary $3,823,842.00

The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation $320,016.00

Mcmaster University $68,038.00

Kids With Cancer Society Of Northern Alberta $39,544.00

The University Of Lethbridge $27,000.00

7 gifts to qualified organizations totalled$17,340,147.00

External Fundraising

Fundraising Methods

Ads Auctions Door to Door Dinners Internet Mail Planned Giving Corporate Contacts Phone Sports