United Way Of The Alberta Capital Region

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Over 135,000 people live in poverty in our own community. Poverty robs children of their true potential, strips people of their self-esteem and steals hope from families that struggle to build lives of stability and independence. With the largest network of partners in the region, your donation gets results - going farther and wider than any other charitable investment you can make. Why United Way? Lasting Solutions - Your donation helps deliver 100+ programs that lift people out of poverty and prevent those at risk from falling into it. Local Impact - Our strategy is 100% local, ensuring that your help impacts families right here in the Alberta Capital Region. Visible Results - We set clear targets and share the results, showing how your contribution changes lives.


  • map-pointPublic Foundation

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 119260487RR0001

  • map-point63 full-time staff

  • map-pointdchowne@myunitedway.ca

2018 Revenues: $24,988,829

<b>15064262</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>524316</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>1798884</b>: Total amount received from other registered charities.
<b>47250</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>3282889</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>4271228</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2018 Expenditures: $26,461,960

<b>5766500</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>2503851</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>1885658</b>: Total amount spent on management and administration, including board meetings, accounting, rent, office supplies, etc.
<b>15919107</b>: Total amount of gifts to qualified organizations. The majority of these donees are registered charities but some other organizations qualify as well.
<b>386844</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2018 Year End: $29,075,901

<b>16636919</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>6881351</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>0</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>5296984</b>: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
<b>260647</b>: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2018 Year End: $8,606,216

<b>1784946</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>6821270</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

United Way Of The Alberta Capital Region's headquarters is located at 15132 Stony Plain Road NW, Edmonton AB, T5P3Y3.

Breakdown of Programs

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Where the Money Goes

Fundraising Methods

Ads Auctions Dinners Internet Mail Planned Giving Corporate Contacts Cause Marketing