Schoolbox Inc.

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SchoolBOX is a registered Nicaraguan and Canadian Charity (# 83870 1324 RR0001) with the simple mission of ‘Making Education Possible’ for all children in Nicaragua and the world. Our community is united in love for the children we serve and the belief that education can defeat poverty. SchoolBOX is comprised of thousands of people from different faiths and socioeconomic backgrounds. We empower educators and students, and they, in turn, empower their communities and change our world. Watch our documentary: www.schoolbox.ca/story. To date, we have built over 84 classrooms, support more than 18,000 children and teachers annually with school supplies, and equip schools with libraries, teacher resources and training. We have hosted over 600 volunteers to help us build new schools for kids! Join us!


  • map-pointCharitable Organization

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 838701324RR0001

  • map-point14 full-time staff

  • map-pointsarah@schoolbox.ca

2015 Revenues: $590,206

<b>218184</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>1140</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>68893</b>: Total amount received from other registered charities.
<b>174564</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>0</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>127425</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2015 Expenditures: $593,221

<b>492969</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>61891</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>38364</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>-3</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2015 Year End: $446,597

<b>381791</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>9169</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>0</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>52951</b>: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
<b>2686</b>: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2015 Year End: $139,266

<b>39266</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>100000</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

Schoolbox Inc. does work in Nicaragua.
Schoolbox Inc.'s headquarters is located at Mill St., P.O. Box 201, Almonte ON, K0A1A0.

Breakdown of Programs

30 70


External Fundraising

Fundraising Methods

Ads Auctions Collection Plate Dinners Internet Mail Sports Cause Marketing Other