Top 100 charitable organizations in B.C. in 2014

Ranked by total expenditures and distributions in fiscal 2013

Top 50 were published in BIV on December 9, 2014. Updated and expanded here on December 17, 2014. Sources: Interviews with organizations below and BIV research.

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Rank '14FootnotesOrganizationArea of focusTop staff executive(s)Top volunteer executive(s)Fiscal year endExpenditures and distributions 2012Expenditures and distributions 2013
1 BC Children's Hospital Foundation
938 28th Ave W
Vancouver, BC V5Z 4H4
Phone: 604-875-2444
Pediatric health care Teri Nicholas (president and CEO) David Podmore (board chair) 31-Mar $80,431,275 $88,927,765
2 Vancouver Foundation
475 Georgia St W Suite 200
Vancouver, BC V6B 4M9
Phone: 604-688-2204
Funds a wide array of areas, from animal welfare to arts and culture to medical research and more Kevin McCort (president and CEO) Gordon MacDougall (board chair) 31-Dec $55,622,539 $61,784,354
3 BC Transplant Society Branch
1770 7 Ave W Suite 260
Vancouver, BC V6J 4Y6
Phone: 604-875-7118
Agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority; responsible for organ donation and transplantation in B.C. 31-Mar $49,423,907 $47,039,897
4 VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation
855 12th Ave W
Vancouver, BC V5Z IM9
Phone: 604-875-4676
Raising funds for VGH, UBC Hospital, GF Strong Rehab Centre, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute and Vancouver Community Health Services Barbara Grantham (president and CEO) David G McLean 31-Mar $48,169,034 $45,642,640
5 Revenue 2011: 2010 figure; Revenue 2010: 2009 figure; Expenditures 2011: 2010 figure; Expenditures 2010: 2009 figure YMCA of Greater Vancouver
5055 Joyce St Suite 100
Vancouver, BC V5R 6B2
Phone: 604-681-9622
Dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community through tackling three key causes: vulnerable families and children, unhealthy lifestyles and isolation Stephen Butz (president and CEO) Dallas Leung (board chair) 31-Dec $33,582,942 $36,362,843

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