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Type of Org Charitable Organization
Category Cultural Activities and Promotion of the Arts
Business Registration Number 126510528RR0001
Status Active
Mailing Address 35 GEORGE ST

Revenue & Total Expenditures

Areas of Operation

Arts schools, grants and awards for artists 90 %
Museums, galleries, concert halls, etc. 10 %

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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)

The Ottawa School of Art provides classes in all visual arts media to children, teens, and adults in the National Capital Region, we provide bursaries for students in financial difficulty. We run outreach programs with underprivileged children, inuit children and gay and lesbian youth. These programs (outreach) are provided at no cost to the participants. We also offer courses taught in the french language.



Type of accounting used Accrual

Assets for Period Ending 2013-08-31

Short-term assets $287,839
Accounts receivable from non-arm's length parties
Accounts receivable from other parties $54,893
Investments in non-arm's length parties
Long-term investments
Inventories $12,381
Land and buildings in Canada
Other capital assets in Canada $66,452
Capital Assets outside of Canada
Accumulated amortization
Other Assets $30,678
Total Assets $452,243
Amount of capital and other assets not used in charitable programs $505,433


Liabilities for Period Ending 2013-08-31

Accounts payable/accrued liabilities $84,641
Deferred revenue $420,792
Amounts owing to non-arm's length parties
Other liabilities
Total liabilities


Revenue for Period Ending 2013-08-31

Total donations for which tax receipts were given $6,176
Total amount received from other charities $55,346
Total specified gifts from other charities
Total donations without tax receipts
Total received from the federal government
Total received from provincial/territorial government
Total received from municipal/regional government $498,813
Total received from government
Total received from all sources outside of Canada
Investment Income $1,944
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 $50,425
Non-tax receipted revenue from fundraising $57,215
Revenue from sale of goods (not to government) $965,895
Other revenue $30,338
Sources of other revenue
Total Revenue $1,666,152


Expenditures Before Gifts to Qualified Donees
for Period Ending 2013-08-31

Advertising and promotion $81,739
Travel and vehicle
Interest and bank charges $24,183
Licenses, memberships and dues $2,575
Office supplies and expenses $113,015
Occupancy costs $174,597
Professional and consulting fees $43,249
Training and education for staff and volunteers
Total expenditure on compensation $1,107,749
Fair market value of donated goods
Cost of all purchased supplies and assets $55,197
Amortization of capitalized assets $30,911
Expenditure for research grants and scholarships (part of charitable programs)
Other expenditures $19,778
Sources of other expenditures
Total expenditures before gifts to qualified donees $1,652,993


Break-down of Expenditures for Period Ending 2013-08-31

Amount spent on charitable programs $771,946
Amount spent on management and administrations $872,299
Fundraising expenses $8,748
Political activities expense
Other expenses
Gifts to qualified donees
Total Expenditures $1,652,993


Number of Permanent, full time paid employees 12

Top 10 compensated employees paid:

$1-$39,999 7
$40,000-$79,999 3

Number of part-time or seasonal employees 22
Total compensation for part-time employees $79,410
Total compensation for the organization $1,107,749

Directors/Trustees and Like Officials

Director's Name Position At Arm's Length
Nadia E LahamPresident
Heather S BeatonVice President
Karen D VinczeffyTreasurer
Elizabeth A McGuinnessSecretary
Stuart Lanctot-KinmondCommunity Member
Gregory EvanikCommunity Member
Megan LafreniereCommunity Member
Jessica EdenCommunity Member
Tanya LafreniereCommunity Member
Gayle KellsCommunity Member
Helen SadlerCommunity Member



Total Fundraising Expenditure $8,748

Fundraising activities carried out by the organization:

  • Auctions
  • Draws/lotteries
  • Fundraising dinners/galas/concerts
  • Internet
  • Mail campaigns
  • art sales

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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