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Fondation communautaire de la Péninsule Acadienne

1095-2, rue du Parc
Paquetville, New Brunswick E8R 1J1
Canada

Mission

To create endowment funds whose revenue subsidizes the community’s charitable organizations to help them achieve their goals

Most Meaningful Change

Identifiying the most important challenges of the community

2001 Year Founded
$1,500,000 Endowment Value
$45,000 Total Annual Grantmaking

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Last Updated: 10.21.14

Top Programmatic Priorities
Population Area Served

50,000

Identifying Information
OrganizationFondation communautaire de la Péninsule Acadienne
Address 11095-2, rue du Parc
Address 2Did not answer
City / TownPaquetville
State / RegionNew Brunswick
ZIP / Postal CodeE8R 1J1
CountryCanada
ContinentNorth America
Map Address (If Different)Did not answer
Map City / Town (If Different)Did not answer
Map State / Region (If Different)Did not answer
Map Zip / Postal Code (If Different)Did not answer
Map Country (If Different)Did not answer
Phone506-764-3364
Emailjean-charles@fondationcompa.com
Websitewww.fondationcompa.com
Organization Leader (Name, Title)Jean-Charles Chiasson, Executive Director
Primary Contact’s NameJean-Charles Chhiasson
Primary Contact’s PositionExecutive Director
Foundation at a Glance
Year Founded2001
Mission StatementTo create endowment funds whose revenue subsidizes the community’s charitable organizations to help them achieve their goals
Organization DescriptionCommunity Foundation
Other DescriptionDid not answer
Approximate Size of the Population Serviced50,000
Total Paid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)1
Total Unpaid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)Did not answer
Total Board Members11
Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)
Organization’s Total Income in Last Fiscal Year$200,000
Organization’s Gifts Income in Last Fiscal YearDid not answer
Organization’s Total Expenditures in Last Fiscal YearDid not answer
Organization’s Grantmaking Budget in Last Fiscal Year$45,000
Does Organization Have an EndowmentYes
Value of Endowment (or Financial Reserves) as of the End of Last Fiscal Year$1,500,000
Change in Financial Status Over Last Three YearsA little improvement
Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization
Community leadershipPlayed an important role
Philanthropic giftsPlayed a centrally important role
Grassroots activismNo role
Inadequate government servicesNo role
Changes in the political environmentPlayed a slight role
Changes in the economic environmentPlayed a slight role
Government initiative fundingNo role
Foundation initiative fundingPlayed an important role
Bilateral or multilateral initiative fundingPlayed a slight role
Favorable legal or fiscal policiesPlayed a slight role
Time Spent Working in Following Areas
NeighborhoodFair amount of time
LocallyFair amount of time
RegionallyLots of time
NationallyVery little time
InternationallyNone
Rate Importance of the Following Functions
GrantmakingCentrally important
Having local people as leaders in the organizationCentrally important
Seeking local donationsCentrally important
Having a gender balance in the organizationSlightly important
Board reflective of community diversityCentrally important
Building an endowmentCentrally important
Serving donor needsImportant but not central
Acting as a fiscal intermediary for the communityImportant but not central
Building inclusion and trust in the communityCentrally important
Pursuing equityCentrally important
Accountability to local peopleCentrally important
Raising money for grantmaking annuallyCentrally important
Community developmentCentrally important
In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas
Arts and cultureFair amount
EducationLittle
EnvironmentLittle
HealthLot
Human and social servicesLittle
Human rightsNot at all
International relationsNot at all
ReligionNot at all
Economic developmentLittle
Conflict resolution/bridging different parts of the communityNot at all
Information technologyNot at all
Strengthening local or regional governmentNot at all
HousingNot at all
ChildrenFair amount
WaterNot at all
Alternative energyNot at all
Disaster reliefNot at all
Advocacy with authoritiesNot at all
Job trainingNot at all
Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years
Convening for issues of local concernOccasionally
Promote collaboration between granteesOccasionally
Promote understanding of public policyRarely
Training/capacity-building for local organizationsRarely
AdvocacyRarely
Loaned staffNever
ResearchNever
Community needs assessmentOccasionally
Leadership developmentRarely
InternshipsOccasionally
Providing space for local organizationsRarely
Access to information technologyOccasionally
Publishing/knowledge sharingRarely
Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served
PovertyGetting better
CrimeNo change
Trust among different sections of the communityGetting better
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesNo change
Social position of marginalized groupsGetting worse
Responsiveness of authoritiesNo change
Appropriateness of public policiesGetting better
Value of community assetsGetting much better
Quality of the environmentGetting better
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityGetting better
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsGetting worse
Networks and links between different parts of the communityNo change
Gender equityNo change
Charitable giving through the community foundationGetting better
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingGetting better
Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years
PovertySome important achievements
CrimeWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Trust among different sections of the communityA few small achievements
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Social position of marginalized groupsWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Responsiveness of authoritiesSome important achievements
Appropriateness of public policiesA few small achievements
Value of community assetsSome important achievements
Quality of the environmentSome important achievements
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityA few small achievements
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Networks and links between different parts of the communityWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Gender equityWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Charitable giving through the community foundationSome important achievements
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingA few small achievements
Active Partnerships
Formal community associations and groupsLittle
Informal associations of citizensLittle
Non-governmental organizationsLittle
Local governmentNot at all
National governmentN/A
UniversitiesNot at all
SchoolsN/A
BusinessesLittle
Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work
National association of grantmakersUnhelpful
Regional association of grantmakersUnhelpful
Global Fund for Community FoundationsUnhelpful
Particular foundationHelpful
Other organizationNeither helpful or unhelpful
Involvement of Local People
Regularly survey local people about our programsNo
Local people are engaged in the delivery of our workYes
Local people control what our organization doesNo
Have local people represented on our boardYes
Have regular sessions where local people advise us what our programs should doYes
Actively engage local people as volunteersYes
All of our board is composed of local peopleYes
Account to local people about our successes and failures each yearYes
Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further
Increased fundingVery important
Better legal or fiscal environmentVery important
More volunteersVery important
Access to advice or technical assistanceImportant
Better local culture of givingNeither important nor unimportant
Stronger civil societyNeither important nor unimportant
More responsive authoritiesUnimportant
OtherDid not answer
Most Meaningful Change
Most Meaningful Change that Organization Has Helped to Bring About in the Last Three YearsIdentifiying the most important challenges of the community
 

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Identifying Information

Foundation at a Glance

Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)

Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization

Time Spent Working in Following Areas

Rate Importance of the Following Functions

In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas

Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years

Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served

Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years

Active Partnerships

Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work

Involvement of Local People

Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further

Most Meaningful Change

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