Oxfam Canada

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Over the years,Oxfam Canada has secured a significant niche as an organization focused on women's rights and gender equality in the context of ending poverty and injustice globaily. We have a long standing commitment to working in partnership with civil society organizations,women's organizations,and local NGO's to build capacity,promote rights and strengthen resilience. As well, Oxfam Canada responds to humanitarian crises that arise from natural disasters,conflict and climate chaos,with a special focus on water,sanitation and hygiene,and support to livelihoods and special attention to the leardership of women in humanitarian response.


  • map-point39 McArthur Avenue, Ottawa ON, K1L8L7

  • map-point(613) 237-5236

  • map-pointhttp://www.oxfam.ca

  • map-pointContact person: Donor Relations

  • map-pointCharitable Organization

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 129716866RR0001

  • map-point61 full-time staff

  • map-pointdonor_relations@oxfam.ca

2016 Revenues: $22,281,997

<b>7877454</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>357301</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>405176</b>: Total amount received from other registered charities.
<b>1473166</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>8608489</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>3560411</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2016 Expenditures: $21,428,548

<b>16874431</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>2218701</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>2104940</b>: Total amount spent on management and administration, including board meetings, accounting, rent, office supplies, etc.
<b>79076</b>: Total amount of gifts to qualified organizations. The majority of these donees are registered charities but some other organizations qualify as well.
<b>151400</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2016 Year End: $13,191,487

<b>5834538</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>3453548</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>0</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>3819046</b>: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
<b>84355</b>: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2016 Year End: $10,011,490

<b>1928895</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>8082595</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

Oxfam Canada does work in Afghanistan.
Oxfam Canada does work in Cuba.
Oxfam Canada does work in Ethiopia.
Oxfam Canada does work in Guatemala.
Oxfam Canada does work in Indonesia.
Oxfam Canada does work in Nicaragua.
Oxfam Canada does work in Philippines.
Oxfam Canada does work in Somalia.
Oxfam Canada does work in Syrian Arab Republic.
Oxfam Canada does work in Zimbabwe.
Oxfam Canada does work in Other countries in Africa.
Oxfam Canada's headquarters is located at 39 McArthur Avenue, Ottawa ON, K1L8L7.

Breakdown of Programs

33 15 37


Where the Money Goes

External Fundraising

Fundraising Methods

Ads Door to Door Dinners Internet Mail Planned Giving Corporate Contacts Phone Cause Marketing