THE FURTHER EDUCATION SOCIETY OF ALBERTA

THE FURTHER EDUCATION SOCIETY OF ALBERTA

Further Education Society has four core program areas: - We conduct extensive research and develop curricula specifically focusing on the needs of multi-barriered learners. - We run the Calgary Community Family Literacy Program which has four program models: Literacy and Parenting Skills (LAPS), Parent/Child Mother Goose, Books for Babies/Jump Start and Homespun. Over 70 programs are delivered to 800 families per year. - We work in partnership with community agencies, literacy coalitions, school boards, cultural groups, etc to develop relevant curricula and to join in advocacy efforts to bring a voice to the concerns and needs of low literate families across Canada. - We have developed an extensive training and certification process for facilitators and trainers of our LAPS program. We continue to present trainings when requested all across Canada. - We deliver presentations/workshops to community agencies on topics such as: literacy awareness, plain language, partnership building, fac


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Location: CALGARY, AB Registration #/EIN # 870445392RR0001
Phone: (403) 250-5034 Type Education
Email: ECAIRNS@FURTHERED.CA Category Support of schools/Education
Website: WWW.NALD.CA/FESA Operating Budget:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Further-Education-Society-of-Alberta/738363112942565?ref=hl Twitter www.twitter.com/furthered_ca
Executive Director: Elaine Cairns and Sue Phillips

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Mission Statement:

Mission: The Further Education Society strengthens communities, families, and individuals through literacy and learning Vision: Canada is a literate and learning society allowing all to reach their potential

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Board Members:View Charity Board Information Need Emergency Fundings :
Emergency Funding Information: Donor Bill of Rights Adopted:No
Major Donors: Code of Ethical Fundraising Adopted:No
Number Of Staff Involved:6 Strategic Plan Guiding Growth:
Size of the Organization: Medium Updated Board Governance Manual & terms:
Number of Volunteers:
Number of People Impacted:700

Financial Data

Revenues: $335,492.00 Revenues: $556,069.00 Revenues: $416,141.00 Revenues: $501,082.00 Revenues: $490,318.00 Revenues: $153,685.00 Revenues: $663,968.00 Revenues: $450,764.00 Revenues: $459,860.00 Revenues: $335,492.00 Revenues: $556,069.00 Revenues: $416,141.00 Revenues: $501,082.00 Revenues: $490,318.00 Revenues: $153,685.00 Revenues: $663,968.00 Revenues: $450,764.00 Costs:$368,549.00 Costs:$510,271.00 Costs:$410,719.00 Costs:$490,829.00 Costs:$486,162.00 Costs:$153,226.00 Costs:$660,679.00 Costs:$450,764.00 Costs:$459,860.00 Costs:$368,549.00 Costs:$510,271.00 Costs:$410,719.00 Costs:$490,829.00 Costs:$486,162.00 Costs:$153,226.00 Costs:$660,679.00 Costs:$450,764.00 Costs:$459,860.00
Fiscal Year End: 6/30/2016
Organizational Budget Breakdown Financial Statement:
Revenue:
Gifts with Receipts: $2,757.00
Gifts without Receipts: $0.00
Government Contributions: $216,797.00
Other Revenue : $240,306.00
Total Revenue : $459,860.00
Expenses
Charitable Programs & Services : $573,943.00
Fundraising : $6,471.00
Management & Administrative : $0.00
Total Expenses : $459,860.00
Profit/Loss: $0.00
Assets
Cash : $353,320.00
Long Term Investments: $0.00
Other Assets: $56,747.00
Total Assets: $410,067.00
Liabilities
Accounts Payable: $42,999.00
Deferred Revenue: $202,027.00
Other Liabilities: $4,211.00
Total Liabilities: $249,237.00
Fiscal Year EndOperating Costs
06/30/2016$459,860.00
06/30/2015$450,764.00
06/30/2014$660,679.00
06/30/2013$153,226.00
03/31/2013$486,162.00
03/31/2012$490,829.00
03/31/2011$410,719.00
03/31/2010$510,271.00
03/31/2009$368,549.00

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    Literacy and Parenting Skills (LAPS) - this program won the 2000 Canada Post Literacy Award for Community Leadership in Literacy. It targets parents who have difficulty reading and writing. The curriculum is usually spread over eight to ten weekly sessions. Participants improve their literacy skills, learn how to instill good literacy practices in their children and start to look at learning in a positive way. All of the LAPS programs are offered nationally. Aboriginal Literacy and Parenting Skills (A-L

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