Wcs Wildlife Conservation Society Canada

Other Names: Wildlife Conservation Society

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Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Canada's mission is to safeguard wildlife and wild lands in Canada through science, conservation action, and by inspiring people to value nature. WCS Canada is the only national conservation organization using field science combined with strategic policy initiatives to resolve Canadian conservation challenges. We apply evidence-based findings from our field research to inform and define protection initiatives for wildlife and wild places. As a Canadian charity since 2004, WCS Canada is part of a larger WCS global conservation network and benefits from the 120-year legacy of sister programs in over 65 countries of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), helping to leverage our work in Canada. WCS Canada focuses on protecting wildlife in large, remote, healthy ecosystems (Western Arctic, southern Yukon, northern B.C. and northern Ontario) that represent exceptionally high conservation values by have lost ground elsewhere in Canada through resource development and climate change. We focus on species where there is still a chance to make a difference, such as Arctic seals and whales, lake sturgeon, caribou, bison, western bats, wolverine, boreal birds and river otter. We convene with other researchers and thep ublic to build alliances between academic scientists and our conservation partners, and to strengthen the science capacity of the conservation movement. We offer Fellowships to young conservation scientists and support t(...)


  • map-pointCharitable Organization

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 854255882RR0001

  • map-point22 full-time staff

  • map-pointNo contact email on record

2018 Revenues: $3,512,289

<b>179488</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>2810786</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>231792</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>290223</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2018 Expenditures: $3,726,014

<b>2852992</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>114265</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>439998</b>: Total amount spent on management and administration, including board meetings, accounting, rent, office supplies, etc.
<b>318758</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, 2018 Year End: $2,804,491

<b>2382087</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>203414</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>0</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>0</b>: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
<b>218990</b>: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2018 Year End: $426,461

<b>377467</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>48994</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

Wcs Wildlife Conservation Society Canada does work in Congo, the Democratic Republic of the.
Wcs Wildlife Conservation Society Canada does work in United States.
Wcs Wildlife Conservation Society Canada's headquarters is located at 204 - 344 Bloor St W, Toronto ON, M5S3A7.

Breakdown of Programs

60 20 20


Where the Money Goes

Receiving Organization Amount


University Of Guelph $50,400.00

University Of California $47,818.00

The Governing Council Of The University Of Toronto $21,600.00

Laurentian University Of Sudbury $20,000.00

The University Of Montana Missoula $18,000.00

Memorial University Of Newfoundland $13,800.00

York University, $12,135.00

The University Of British Columbia $10,534.00

Moose Cree First Nation $10,000.00

Queen's University At Kingston $8,000.00

University Of Waterloo $7,765.00

Trent University $0.00

12 gifts to qualified organizations totalled$318,758.00

Fundraising Methods

Internet Planned Giving Contacts