lists: Biggest health charitable organizations in B.C. in 2012

Biggest health charitable organizations in B.C. in 2012

RANKED BY | 2012 expenditures
Rank '12Organization
Year foundedArea of focusTop staff executiveTop volunteer executiveAssets '12
Liabilities '12
Revenue '12
Expenditures '12/'11
1BC Children's Hospital Foundation
938 28th Ave W, Vancouver V5Z 4H4
P: 604-875-2444 F: 604-875-2596
1949Pediatric health careTeri Nicholas, president and CEOKevin Bent, board chair$236.77 million
$102.75 million
$81.9 million
$80.43 million
$74.88 million
2VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation
855 12th Ave W, Vancouver V5Z IM9
P: 604-875-4676 F: 604-875-5433
1980Raising funds for VGH, UBC Hospital, GF Strong Rehab Centre and Vancouver Coastal Health Research InstituteRon Dumouchelle, president and CEODavid Rowntree, board chair$138.15 million
$4.5 million
$58.86 million
$48.17 million
$39.28 million
3BC Cancer Foundation
686 Broadway W Suite 600, Vancouver V5Z 1G1
P: 604-877-6040 F: 604-877-6161
1935BC Cancer Foundation is the bridge that connects philanthropic support and research breakthroughs in cancer knowledgeDouglas Nelson, president and CEOJess Ketchum, board chair$78.55 million
$4.21 million
$50.45 million
$35.99 million
$32.71 million
4Canadian Cancer Society, BC and Yukon Division
565 10th Ave W, Vancouver V5Z 4J4
P: 604-872-4400 F: 604-879-4533
1938Research and enhancing the quality of life for people living with cancerBarbara Kaminsky, CEOLorraine Grant, board chair$35.1 million
$6.78 million
$39.12 million
$30.99 million
$31.42 million
5Terry Fox Foundation
46165 Yale Road Suite 303, Chilliwack V2P 2P2
P: 604-701-0246 F: 604-701-0247
1993Raises funds for use in cancer research, primarily through the annual Terry Fox Run, National School Run Day and the Great Canadian Hair "Do" EventDonna White, provincial director, B.C. and YukonNP$92.9 million
$25.84 million
$26.44 million
$38.02 million
6Heart and Stroke Foundation, BC & Yukon office
1212 Broadway W Suite 200, Vancouver V6H 3V2
P: 604-736-4404 F: 604-736-8732
1955A volunteer-based health charity that leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impact through the advancement of research and its application, the promotion of healthy living and advocacyDiego Marchese, CEO, B.C. and YukonPeter Scott, board chair$21.09 million1
$6.31 million1
$21.88 million1
$20.08 million1
$20.08 million
7Rick Hansen Institute
818 10th Ave W Suite 6400, Vancouver V5Z 1M9
P: 604-707-2100 F: 604-707-2121
2009Committed to accelerating the translation of discoveries and best practices into improved treatments for people with spinal cord injuriesBill Barrable, CEOBernie Bressier, board chair$12.06 million
$12.04 million
$17.7 million
$17.89 million
$15.12 million
8Canuck Place Children's Hospice
1690 Matthews Ave, Vancouver V6J 2T2
P: 604-731-4847 F: 604-739-4376
1995North America's first free-standing children's hospiceMargaret McNeil, CEOJohn Rose, board chair$14.57 million
$7.26 million
$9.35 million
$8.33 million
$8.24 million
9Peace Arch Hospital Foundation
15521 Russell Ave, White Rock V4B 2R4
P: 604-535-4520 F: 604-541-5820
1988Provides funding for the purchase of new and replacement capital equipment at Peace Arch HospitalJackie Smith, executive directorGraham Cameron, board chair$27.74 million
$1.1 million
$9.21 million
$7.75 million
$7.29 million
10St Paul's Hospital Foundation
1081 Burrard St Suite 178, Vancouver V6Z 1Y6
P: 604-682-8206 F: 604-806-8326
1980Raises funds for innovation in patient care and research at St. Paul's, Vancouver's downtown teaching hospitalDick Vollet, president and CEODavid Poole, board chair$40.86 million
$15.99 million
$6.95 million
$8.69 million
11BC Lung Association
2675 Oak St, Vancouver V6H 2K2
P: 604-731-5864 F: 604-731-5810
1922To improve lung health through research, education, advocacy and community programsScott McDonald, executive directorMuff Hackett, board chair$13.11 million
$2.32 million
$6.33 million
$6.42 million
$7.99 million
12Alzheimer Society of BC
828 8th Ave W Suite 300, Vancouver V5Z 1E2
P: 604-681-6530 F: 604-669-6907
1981Support services and education programs locally and provincially to help Canadians who are affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementiasJean Blake, CEOHarry Diemer, board chair$5.56 million
$1.35 million
$7.01 million
$5.93 million
$4.81 million
13Lions Gate Hospital Foundation
231 15th St E, North Vancouver V7L 2L7
P: 604-984-5785 F: 604-984-5786
1981Raises funds to support the highest quality health care on the North Shore for 10 facilities and programs including Lions Gate HospitalJudy Savage, presidentClark Quintin, board chair$37.39 million
$2.17 million
$11.38 million
$5.16 million
$10.28 million
14Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division
1111 Melville St Suite 1200, Vancouver V6E 3V6
P: 604-688-3234 F: 604-688-3236
1967Exists to promote the mental health of British Columbians and support the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illnessBev Gutray, CEOJudith Moore, board chair$5.26 million
$3.83 million
$4.67 million
$4.79 million
$4.13 million
15The Arthritis Society, BC & Yukon Division
1600 6th Ave W Suite 201, Vancouver V6J 1R3
P: 604-714-5550 F: 604-714-5555
1948Provides leadership and funding for research, advocacy and solutions to improve the quality of life for over 600,000 men, women and children in BC and the Yukon living with arthritisNancy Roper, executive directorDrew McArthur, chair, divisional advisory board$1.14 million
$1.49 million
$4.45 million
$4.32 million
$5.78 million
16Kelowna General Hospital Foundation
2268 Pandosy St, Kelowna V1Y 1T2
P: 250-862-4438 F: 250-862-4377
1980Independent, volunteer-driven charitable organization committed to enhancing the delivery of health care to the patients of Kelowna General Hospital and its associated facilitiesDoug Rankmore, CEOKaren Borring-Olsen, board chair$11.32 million
$4.66 million
$4.3 million
$4.66 million
17Children's Health Foundation of Vancouver Island2
2400 Arbutus Rd, Victoria V8N 1V7
P: 250-519-6977 F: 250-519-6715
1985Supports the physical, mental and social well-being of children, youth and families primarily on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands in B.C. by raising, investing and stewarding fundsRon Hewitt, CEOMargot McLaren Moore, board chair$46.33 million
$1.09 million
$4.46 million
$3.51 million
$3.74 million
18Spirit of the North Healthcare Foundation
1475 Edmonton St, Prince George V2M 1S2
P: 250.565.2515 F: 250.565.2595
1991To facilitate philanthropic investment in the enhancement of health care throughout the referral area of the University Hospital of Northern BC, Prince GeorgeJessica Aldred, CEODarren Masse, president$3.68 million
$1.82 million
$2.47 million
$3.46 million
$3.07 million
19Positive Living BC
1107 Seymour St Suite 200, Vancouver V6B 5S8
P: 604-893-2200 F: 604-893-2251
1986Treatment information, support services, advocacy and resources for people living with HIV/AIDSRoss Harvey, executive directorJohn Bishop, chair$322,825
$3.15 million
$3.12 million
$2.94 million
20Victoria Hospice and Palliative Care Foundation
1952 Bay St 4th floor Suite 400, Victoria V8R 1J8
P: 250-952-5720 F: 250-888-2678
1997Fundraising for palliative/end-of-life care servicesWayne Peterson, executive directorPeter Maddaugh, president, board chair$5.18 million
$3.43 million
$2.97 million
$2.43 million

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