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      Type of Org Charitable Organization
      Category Cultural Activities and Promotion of the Arts
      Business Registration Number 119281988RR0001
      Status Active
      Website WWW.NEWMUSIC.ORG
      Mailing Address 837 DAVIE STREET

      Revenue & Total Expenditures

      Areas of Operation

      Festivals, performing groups, musical ensembles 100 %

      Information added by the charity

      Vancouver New Music is dedicated to exploring and contextualizing new music and sonic art, through concert presentations, festival, community, and workshop events. VNM regularly commissions and premieres new works by Canadian composers, presents leading and emerging electroacoustic and electronic music artists, international composers and performers, sound installations and music theatre. VNM presents an annual festival that focuses each year on a theme within the new music landscape, and explores the interaction of contemporary music with other disciplines such as theatre, installation and media arts. Other activities include lectures and workshops with visiting artists, ensemble workshops and presentations open to the community, and other sound art and new music related community events.

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      New Programs

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

      Ongoing Programs

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

      Vancouver New Music Society produced 3 individual concerts of new music with 2 artist chats, and a New Music Festival which involved 4 concerts. The society also presented 2 free workshops for young people, 4 soundwalks, and a community Complaints Choir event.



      Type of accounting used Accrual

      Assets for Period Ending 2014-07-31

      Short-term assets $183,537
      Accounts receivable from non-arm's length parties
      Accounts receivable from other parties $20,383
      Investments in non-arm's length parties
      Long-term investments
      Land and buildings in Canada
      Other capital assets in Canada
      Capital Assets outside of Canada
      Accumulated amortization
      Other Assets $442
      Total Assets $204,362
      Amount of capital and other assets not used in charitable programs


      Liabilities for Period Ending 2014-07-31

      Accounts payable/accrued liabilities $4,816
      Deferred revenue $127,230
      Amounts owing to non-arm's length parties
      Other liabilities
      Total liabilities $132,046


      Revenue for Period Ending 2014-07-31

      Total donations for which tax receipts were given $1,525
      Total amount received from other charities $6,993
      Total specified gifts from other charities
      Total donations without tax receipts $27,848
      Total received from the federal government $196,250
      Total received from provincial/territorial government $82,230
      Total received from municipal/regional government $42,080
      Total received from government
      Total received from all sources outside of Canada
      Investment Income $389
      Gross proceeds from disposition of assets
      Net proceeds from disposition of assets
      Gross income from rental of land or property
      Non-tax receipted revenue from membership and association dues
      Non-tax receipted revenue from fundraising $433
      Revenue from sale of goods (not to government) $10,715
      Other revenue
      Sources of other revenue
      Total Revenue $368,463


      Expenditures Before Gifts to Qualified Donees
      for Period Ending 2014-07-31

      Advertising and promotion $19,042
      Travel and vehicle $8,538
      Interest and bank charges $1,064
      Licenses, memberships and dues $575
      Office supplies and expenses $8,181
      Occupancy costs $7,587
      Professional and consulting fees $2,085
      Training and education for staff and volunteers $20
      Total expenditure on compensation $286,011
      Fair market value of donated goods $27,338
      Cost of all purchased supplies and assets
      Amortization of capitalized assets
      Expenditure for research grants and scholarships (part of charitable programs)
      Other expenditures $46,090
      Sources of other expenditures Production Exp, Development, Networking
      Total expenditures before gifts to qualified donees $406,531


      Break-down of Expenditures for Period Ending 2014-07-31

      Amount spent on charitable programs $361,393
      Amount spent on management and administrations $44,724
      Fundraising expenses $415
      Political activities expense
      Other expenses
      Gifts to qualified donees
      Total Expenditures $406,531


      Number of Permanent, full time paid employees 1

      Top 10 compensated employees paid:

      $1-$39,999 1

      Number of part-time or seasonal employees 1
      Total compensation for part-time employees $2,743
      Total compensation for the organization $286,011

      Directors/Trustees and Like Officials

      Director's Name Position At Arm's Length
      Robert AblenasSecretary
      Jan BermanDirector
      Jacqueline LeggattPresident
      Kenneth MorrisonDirector
      David MurphyPast President
      Philippe PasquierTreasurer
      Doug SmithDirector
      Dianne KennedyVice-President



      Total Fundraising Expenditure $415

      Fundraising activities carried out by the organization:

      Did organization pay external fundraisers? No
      Gross revenue generated by fundraiser
      Amount paid to fundraiser
      Method of payment for fundraiser




      This charity did not engage in international activities



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