The Fraser Institute

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Carry out research on the following topics: Fiscal Policy, Environmental Policy, Education Policy, School Performance, Natural Resources, Health Studies, Economic Freedom, Publish books, monographs & on each of the topics. Hold conferences, seminars and various speaker programs in cities across Canada. Operate educational programs for students, teachers and journalists.

  • map-pointCharitable Organization

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 119233823RR0001

  • map-point46 full-time staff


2017 Revenues: $11,027,438

<b>2220989</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>179117</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>5134179</b>: Total amount received from other registered charities.
<b>170706</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>3322447</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2017 Expenditures: $10,394,207

<b>8553267</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>807954</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>1032987</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>-1</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2017 Year End: $8,052,463

<b>6448383</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>267515</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>839024</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>497541</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: $6,629,620

<b>1391066</b>: Short-term portion of debt obligations such as loans, mortgages, notes, and payments due for goods and services received.
<b>620000</b>: Amounts owing to founders, directors/trustees and like officials, non-arm’s length employees or members.
<b>4618554</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

The Fraser Institute's headquarters is located at 1770 Burrard St 4 Th Flr, Vancouver BC, V6J3G7.

Breakdown of Programs


Where the Money Goes

Receiving Organization Amount

Fraser Institute Foundation $620,000.00

1 gifts to qualified organizations totalled$0.00

Fundraising Methods

Dinners Internet Mail Planned Giving Contacts