Alberta College Of Art And Design

Other Names: Acad

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Founded in 1926, the Alberta College of Art and Design (ACAD) has become a significant contributor to visual culture in Canada and around the world. ACAD is known for its world-class facilities, award-winning faculty and the career achievements of its graduates. As the only public post-secondary institution in the prairie provinces devoted exclusively to advanced education, practice, and research in visual culture, design, and associated emergent fields, ACAD offers four-year undergraduate and graduate studio-based degrees, preparing learners for careers in visual endeavors. Fundraising initiatives include: Student scholarships & awards, visiting artists programs, the Illingworth Kerr Gallery and the Indigenous resource space, the Lodgepole Center.

  • map-point1407 14th Avenue NW, Calgary AB, T2N4R3

  • map-point(403) 284-7678

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  • map-pointContact person: Lindsay Paul

  • map-pointCharitable Organization

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 106692981RR0001

  • map-point113 full-time staff


2017 Revenues: $24,556,910

<b>136349</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>482</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>0</b>: Total amount received from other registered charities.
<b>169971</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>17188116</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>7061992</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2017 Expenditures: $23,473,529

<b>18684754</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>188764</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>4600011</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>0</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2017 Year End: $24,363,162

<b>6565005</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>242906</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>11811788</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>5743463</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, 2017 Year End: $13,489,085

<b>2292233</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>11196852</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

Alberta College Of Art And Design's headquarters is located at 1407 14th Avenue NW, Calgary AB, T2N4R3.

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