Non-profit

Tides Canada Foundation

Website:

tidescanada.org

Location:

CANADA

Tax ID:

98-0404212

Tax-Exempt Status:

501(c)(3)

Budget (2017):

Revenue: $15,656,935
Expenses: $16,522,928
Assets: $48,322,470

Type:

Center-Left Funding and Advocacy Nonprofit

Headquarters:

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Part of:

Tides Nexus

Latest Tax Filing:

2018 Form 990

For more information, see Tides Nexus

The Tides Canada Foundation is a Vancouver, Canada-based nonprofit associated with the Tides Nexus, a collection of center-left pass-through grantmaking and fiscal sponsorship nonprofits based in San Francisco, California. Despite its name, Tides Canada is an IRS-designated 501(c)(3) public charity and files annual Form 990 reports in the United States; it is also registered as a “public foundation” in Canada. [1]

Leadership

Board of Directors

According to its 2018 IRS Form 990, Tides Canada’s board of directors included the following individuals: [2]

  • Andrew Heintzman (board chair)
  • Edwin Levy (board secretary)
  • Michael Jantzi
  • Justin Ferbey
  • Nabil Harfoush
  • Jennifer Lynn
  • Peter MacLeod
  • Lisa O’Hara
  • Jane Rabinowicz
  • Jodi White

Funding

Financial Overview

In 2018, Tides Canada Foundation reported total revenues of $1.9 million, total expenditures of $3.7 million, and net assets of $45.3 million. It paid out $2.7 million in grants to other nonprofits. [3]

Tides Canada Initiative Society

The Tides Canada Foundation is closely connected with the Tides Canada Initiatives Society, a Canadian nonprofit equivalent to a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) public charity, whose primary activity involves “programs focused on environmental conservation, education and research, leadership development, civic engagement, capacity building and social welfare programs.” [4]

In 2018, all of Tides Canada’s grants paid went to the Tides Canada Initiatives Society: [5]

  • $1,364,500
  • $1,288,099
  • $92,490
  • $254,811
  • $25,097

References

  1. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). Tides Canada Foundation. Part V: Supplemental Information for Part I: Line 2. Archived: https://www.influencewatch.org/app/uploads/2020/04/Tides-Canada-2018-Form-990.pdf

    See PDF page 30. ^

  2. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). Tides Canada Foundation. Part VII (Compensation of Officers, Trustees, etc.). Archived: https://www.influencewatch.org/app/uploads/2020/04/Tides-Canada-2018-Form-990.pdf ^
  3. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). Tides Canada Foundation. Part I. Lines 12, 13, 18, 22. Archived: https://www.influencewatch.org/app/uploads/2020/04/Tides-Canada-2018-Form-990.pdf ^
  4. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). Tides Canada Foundation. Schedule R (Related Organizations and Unrelated Partnerships). Part II. Archived: https://www.influencewatch.org/app/uploads/2020/04/Tides-Canada-2018-Form-990.pdf

    See PDF page 33. ^

  5. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). Tides Canada Foundation. Schedule R (Related Organizations and Unrelated Partnerships). Part V (Transactions With Related Organizations). Archived: https://www.influencewatch.org/app/uploads/2020/04/Tides-Canada-2018-Form-990.pdf

    See PDF page 35. ^

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Nonprofit Information

  • Accounting Period: March - February
  • Tax Exemption Received: October 1, 2003

  • Available Filings

    Period Form Type Total revenue Total functional expenses Total assets (EOY) Total liabilities (EOY) Unrelated business income? Total contributions Program service revenue Investment income Comp. of current officers, directors, etc. Form 990
    2017 Dec Form 990 $15,656,935 $16,522,928 $48,322,470 $514,099 N $12,658,605 $0 $2,374,094 $686,730
    2016 Dec Form 990 $18,033,491 $15,033,074 $48,260,560 $972,126 N $16,027,793 $0 $1,792,011 $686,429
    2015 Dec Form 990 $26,854,832 $11,304,143 $44,670,492 $3,526,856 N $24,492,948 $0 $2,183,063 $726,538 PDF
    2014 Dec Form 990 $16,699,570 $16,500,538 $36,396,497 $4,101,796 N $13,233,421 $0 $3,067,300 $696,416 PDF
    2013 Dec Form 990 $25,917,734 $18,732,303 $41,827,728 $6,635,002 N $24,257,155 $0 $1,222,925 $1,015,332 PDF
    2012 Dec Form 990 $16,303,756 $16,591,389 $36,028,042 $6,970,073 N $14,504,689 $0 $1,476,390 $1,110,936 PDF
    2011 Dec Form 990 $16,696,593 $18,264,250 $35,657,737 $6,947,306 N $15,591,854 $0 $846,220 $870,979 PDF
    2010 Dec Form 990 $14,116,925 $13,041,981 $34,390,049 $2,771,935 N $13,368,499 $0 $592,762 $479,354 PDF

    Additional Filings (PDFs)

    Tides Canada Foundation

    VANCOUVER BC V6B 1H5
    CANADA, 00000-0000