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Year End


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

Revenue & Total Expenditures

Areas of Operation

Festivals, performing groups, musical ensembles 100 %

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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 8 individual concerts of new music with 6 artist chats, and a New Music Festival which involved 9 concerts, a workshop, 3 artist chats, a film screening, and 2 installations. VMN also held 2 free workshops and collaborated with Dance House to present LaLaLa Human Steps. VNM also produced a free workshop for young people, 8 free community performance events (Soundwalks, and the Complaints Choir), and a community calendar of new music related events.



Type of accounting used Accrual

Assets for Period Ending 2012-07-31

Short-term assets $126,258
Accounts receivable from non-arm's length parties
Accounts receivable from other parties $23,996
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 $1,057
Total Assets $151,311
Amount of capital and other assets not used in charitable programs


Liabilities for Period Ending 2012-07-31

Accounts payable/accrued liabilities $5,243
Deferred revenue $24,000
Amounts owing to non-arm's length parties
Other liabilities
Total liabilities $29,243


Revenue for Period Ending 2012-07-31

Total donations for which tax receipts were given $590
Total amount received from other charities $22,522
Total specified gifts from other charities
Total donations without tax receipts $32,732
Total received from the federal government $210,000
Total received from provincial/territorial government $88,500
Total received from municipal/regional government $32,000
Total received from government
Total received from all sources outside of Canada
Investment Income $181
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
Revenue from sale of goods (not to government) $116,307
Other revenue
Sources of other revenue
Total Revenue $502,831


Expenditures Before Gifts to Qualified Donees
for Period Ending 2012-07-31

Advertising and promotion $55,599
Travel and vehicle $31,271
Interest and bank charges $1,448
Licenses, memberships and dues $1,430
Office supplies and expenses $9,598
Occupancy costs $11,194
Professional and consulting fees $1,861
Training and education for staff and volunteers
Total expenditure on compensation $284,645
Fair market value of donated goods $48,582
Cost of all purchased supplies and assets
Amortization of capitalized assets
Expenditure for research grants and scholarships (part of charitable programs)
Other expenditures $31,987
Sources of other expenditures
Total expenditures before gifts to qualified donees $477,615


Break-down of Expenditures for Period Ending 2012-07-31

Amount spent on charitable programs $387,551
Amount spent on management and administrations $89,282
Fundraising expenses $782
Political activities expense
Other expenses
Gifts to qualified donees
Total Expenditures $477,615


Number of Permanent, full time paid employees 1

Top 10 compensated employees paid:

$1-$39,999 1

Number of part-time or seasonal employees 2
Total compensation for part-time employees $30,754
Total compensation for the organization $284,645

Directors/Trustees and Like Officials

Director's Name Position At Arm's Length
Robert AblenasDirector
Keith HamelVice President
Jacqueline LeggattPresident
David MurphyDirector
Philippe PasquierTreasurer
Doug SmithDirector
Nicolas BraggDirector
Dianne KennedyDirector
Lee HutzulakDirector
Martin RoseDirector
Teresa ConnorsDirector
Chris AlbaneseDirector
Brady CranfieldDirector
Karen HenryDirector



Total Fundraising Expenditure $782

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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