Alberta Wilderness Association

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Education and outreach programs continue and evolve to be inclusive of broader demographic groups. The Alberta Wilderness Resource centre and library development and maintenance is ongoing. Conducting educational and interpretive programs and presentations with expert speakers on conservation and wilderness for members and the general public included walks, talks, school and university presentations and more. Production of AWA's journal wild lands advocate continued. Hold earth day event for 25th year to help others learn about wild Alberta. Website maintenance and updating routinely to ensure up to date resources. Kids wildness defenders camp for children 6-12 excellent outreach opportunity for children to learn about wildness. Research and trail monitoring continued all programs depend on volunteerism, a dedicated core made a difference this year.


  • map-pointCharitable Organization

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 118781251RR0001

  • map-point5 full-time staff

  • map-pointNo contact email on record

2016 Revenues: $615,261

<b>338954</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>22832</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>42788</b>: Total amount received from other registered charities.
<b>20431</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>30840</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>159416</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2016 Expenditures: $705,741

<b>507949</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>72474</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>94146</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>31172</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2016 Year End: $1,154,873

<b>418048</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>3886</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>43972</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>682673</b>: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
<b>6294</b>: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2016 Year End: $33,003

<b>32803</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>200</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

Alberta Wilderness Association's headquarters is located at 455 12 St Nw, Calgary AB, T2N1Y9.

Breakdown of Programs

45 45 10


Fundraising Methods

Ads Auctions Dinners Sports