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Type of Org Charitable Organization
Category Welfare Organizations (not else classified)
Business Registration Number 118963461RR0001
Status Active
Mailing Address 50 COVERT STREET PO BOX 402

Revenue & Total Expenditures

Areas of Operation

Social services (any listed under A1-A13 above) 40 %
Agriculture programs 30 %
Medical services 20 %

Information added by the charity

No additional information has been added by the charity

Historic Annual Reports
No annual reports have been shared with CharityFocus.

Historic Financial Statements
No financial statements have been shared with CharityFocus.

Supplemental Documents
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Please note the organization's description will appear in the language in which it was submitted to the CRA.

New Programs

(As submitted by the charity to the Canada Revenue Agency)

Ongoing Programs

(As submitted by the charity to the Canada Revenue Agency)

Horizons of Friendship is a community based, International Development organization supporting community development work in Central America and Mexico (Mesoamerica). We work though 20 plus partner organizations in Mesoamerica to support projects in various sectors including health, education, women's right, HIV/AIDS and rural development. Our Canadian Community Outreach program works in Canada to raise awareness to the challenges faced by the people of Mesoamerica and to foster support for initiatives that address poverty and injustice.



Type of accounting used Accrual

Assets for Period Ending 2014-03-31

Short-term assets $658,403
Accounts receivable from non-arm's length parties
Accounts receivable from other parties $235,140
Investments in non-arm's length parties
Long-term investments $997,830
Land and buildings in Canada $265,292
Other capital assets in Canada $151,115
Capital Assets outside of Canada
Accumulated amortization -$313,223
Other Assets $34,595
Total Assets $2,029,152
Amount of capital and other assets not used in charitable programs


Liabilities for Period Ending 2014-03-31

Accounts payable/accrued liabilities $23,157
Deferred revenue $535,896
Amounts owing to non-arm's length parties
Other liabilities
Total liabilities $559,053


Revenue for Period Ending 2014-03-31

Total donations for which tax receipts were given $348,541
Total amount received from other charities $138,156
Total specified gifts from other charities
Total donations without tax receipts
Total received from the federal government $753,154
Total received from provincial/territorial government
Total received from municipal/regional government
Total received from government
Total received from all sources outside of Canada
Investment Income $53,763
Gross proceeds from disposition of assets
Net proceeds from disposition of assets
Gross income from rental of land or property $4,170
Non-tax receipted revenue from membership and association dues
Non-tax receipted revenue from fundraising $69,783
Revenue from sale of goods (not to government) $106,862
Other revenue $374,997
Sources of other revenue
Total Revenue $1,849,426


Expenditures Before Gifts to Qualified Donees
for Period Ending 2014-03-31

Advertising and promotion $21,751
Travel and vehicle $1,315
Interest and bank charges $5,176
Licenses, memberships and dues $5,229
Office supplies and expenses $127,598
Occupancy costs $40,643
Professional and consulting fees $10,301
Training and education for staff and volunteers
Total expenditure on compensation $447,244
Fair market value of donated goods
Cost of all purchased supplies and assets
Amortization of capitalized assets $6,284
Expenditure for research grants and scholarships (part of charitable programs)
Other expenditures $1,171,986
Sources of other expenditures
Total expenditures before gifts to qualified donees $1,837,527


Break-down of Expenditures for Period Ending 2014-03-31

Amount spent on charitable programs $1,474,177
Amount spent on management and administrations $279,451
Fundraising expenses $44,113
Political activities expense $39,786
Resources used for political activities
  Staff Volunteers Financial Property
Media releases and advertisements
Conference, workshops, speeches, or lectures
Publications (printed or electronic)
Rallies, demonstrations, or public meetings
Petitions, boycotts (calls to action)
Letter writing campaigns (printed or electronic)
Internet (Web site, social media)
Gifts to qualified donees for political activities
Other expenses
Gifts to qualified donees
Total Expenditures $1,837,527


Number of Permanent, full time paid employees 5

Top 10 compensated employees paid:

$40,000-$79,999 4
$80,000-$119,999 1

Number of part-time or seasonal employees 4
Total compensation for part-time employees $53,628
Total compensation for the organization $447,244

Directors/Trustees and Like Officials

Director's Name Position At Arm's Length
Catherine WenukPresident
Linda SeppanenVice President
Tim CoughlanHonorary President
Michael DupuisSecretary-Acting Treas
Beverley BurkeDirector
Paul CaldwellMember, Founders Award
Jeff HansfordAlberta Rep
Barbara HillDirector
William MoebusNominating Committee
David MorrisonDirector
Joan RossDirector
Paul BurnhamDirector



Total Fundraising Expenditure $44,113

Fundraising activities carried out by the organization:

  • Advertisements/print/radio/TV commercials
  • Auctions
  • Collection plate/boxes
  • Draws/lotteries
  • Fundraising dinners/galas/concerts
  • Fundraising sales
  • Internet
  • Mail campaigns
  • Planned-giving programs
  • Targeted corporate donations/sponsorships
  • Targeted contacts

Did organization pay external fundraisers? Yes
Gross revenue generated by fundraiser $38,976
Amount paid to fundraiser $3,375
Method of payment for fundraiser Set fee for services



Total expenditures on activities outside of Canada $1,093,427

The charity provided its resources to programs outside of Canada

Organization Worked With Country Dollar Amount

Countries where the charity itself carried on activities:

  • Guatemala
  • El Salvador
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • Costa Rica
  • Panama
  • Mexico
  • Other

Amount received from Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) for projects outside of Canada $539,137
Were activities carried on outside of Canada by employees? No
Were activities carried on outside of Canada by volunteers? No

The charity did not export goods as part of its charitable programs



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