Fundraising Costs - United Way Alberta Capital Region

Statement of Intent

In 2022, United Way of the Alberta Capital Region is planning to raise an estimated $24,420,000 at an approximate cost to the organization of $5,368,000.

United Way is a leader in fiscal responsibility and is always well below the 35% threshold for administrative costs as set out by the Canada Revenue Agency. We convene community partnerships and combine resources to make your donation go farther and wider than any other charitable investment.

As part of our stewardship of donor dollars, United Way has a rigorous process in place to ensure the best investment of resources. Our experienced staff and volunteers make investment decisions based on community needs, research and funding criteria. All funded programs are monitored for results and responsible governance.

We are proud to have a five out of five rating from Charity Intelligence based on our reporting, transparency, impact, need for funding and overhead.