Tides Canada Foundation

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Our mission: to provide uncommon solutions for the common good by helping Canadians secure a healthy environment in ways that promote social equity and economic prosperity. As a national charity, we connect and empower a wide range of people and initiatives across the country to take on tough social and environmental challenges, building a stronger Canada. We work to accelerate positive change and achieve greater impact across the country by bringing giving, investing, and doing under a single roof. From Canada’s big cities to its remote land, waters, and rural communities, Tides Canada provides uncommon solutions for the common good.


  • map-pointPublic Foundation

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 868947797RR0001

  • map-point38 full-time staff

  • map-pointdonations@tidescanada.org

2018 Revenues: $3,157,543

<b>167016</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>1002</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>1394014</b>: Total amount received from other registered charities.
<b>13382</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>344411</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>1237718</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2018 Expenditures: $4,697,839

<b>188232</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>94324</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>932046</b>: Total amount spent on management and administration, including board meetings, accounting, rent, office supplies, etc.
<b>3468237</b>: Total amount of gifts to qualified organizations. The majority of these donees are registered charities but some other organizations qualify as well.
<b>15000</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2018 Year End: $59,504,509

<b>6978864</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>2495808</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>47915987</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>1881395</b>: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
<b>232455</b>: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2018 Year End: $7,595,725

<b>560287</b>: Short-term portion of debt obligations such as loans, mortgages, notes, and payments due for goods and services received.
<b>6966288</b>: Amounts owing to founders, directors/trustees and like officials, non-arm’s length employees or members.
<b>69150</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

Tides Canada Foundation's headquarters is located at 400-163 Hastings Street West, Vancouver BC, V6B1H5.

Breakdown of Programs

40 25 15


Fundraising Methods

Internet Corporate Contacts