Music Heals Charitable Foundation

Other Names: Music Heals

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Music Heals raises awareness and funding for music therapy programs and initiatives across Canada. Our mandate is to increase access to music therapy for children, seniors, palliative care, burn units, AIDS & HIV, bereavement, mental health, at-risk youth, rehabilitation programs, and more. Music Heals also manages the iPod Pharmacy, which distributes good-as-new iPods to music therapists for use with their clients.


  • map-pointPrivate Foundation

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 846495489RR0001

  • map-point1 full-time staff

  • map-pointchris@musicheals.ca

2015 Revenues: $499,733

$248,364: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
$3,780: 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.
$148,105: Total amount received from other registered charities.
$81,814: Charities don’t issue tax receipts when a donor can’t be identified or doesn't want one. This category also includes collection boxes.
$0: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
$17,670: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2015 Expenditures: $459,349

$30,477: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
$130,791: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
$67,479: Total amount spent on management and administration, including board meetings, accounting, rent, office supplies, etc.
$207,685: Total amount of gifts to qualified organizations. The majority of these donees are registered charities but some other organizations qualify as well.
$22,917: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2015 Year End: $95,414

$95,414: Total cash readily available.
$0: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
$0: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
$0: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
$0: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2015 Year End: $0

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

Worldwide Locations

Music Heals Charitable Foundation's headquarters is located at 301-2245 West Broadway, Vancouver BC, V6K2E4.

Breakdown of Programs

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Where the Money Goes

Fundraising Methods

Ads Auctions Dinners Internet Corporate Sports