The Walrus Foundation

charity logo

Publication of the Walrus Magazine ("the Magazine"). The Magazine has approximately 60,000 readers. The Magazine is devoted to the dissemination of literary non-fiction and fiction writing of the highest possible quality to the reading public. Articles in the Magazine cover a wide range of topics within the social sciences, arts and humanities, and natural sciences disciplines. The Walrus Foundation also hosts a number of speaking events across Canada entitled "Walrus Talks" as well as their leadership dinners and speakers' series engagements that highlight and discuss matters vital to Canadians.


  • map-point15b - 411 Richmond St E, Toronto ON, M5A3S5

  • map-point(416) 971-5004

  • map-pointNo website on record

  • map-pointNo contact person on record

  • map-pointCharitable Organization

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 861851624RR0001

  • map-point27 full-time staff

  • map-pointNo contact email on record

2017 Revenues: $7,661,748

<b>712026</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>0</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>840794</b>: Total amount received from other registered charities.
<b>0</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>1624540</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>4484388</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2017 Expenditures: $7,345,418

<b>5762765</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>426272</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>1156381</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>0</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2017 Year End: $1,666,940

<b>918994</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>518750</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>0</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>52437</b>: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
<b>176759</b>: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2017 Year End: $1,318,133

<b>431864</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>886269</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

The Walrus Foundation's headquarters is located at 15b - 411 Richmond St E, Toronto ON, M5A3S5.

Breakdown of Programs

80 20


External Fundraising

Fundraising Methods

Auctions Dinners Mail Corporate Contacts