Registered charity information return

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2013 Registered charity information return for SCIENTISTS IN SCHOOL

Basic information sheet

Designation:

Charitable organization

Fiscal Period End:

2013-08-31

Registration Date:

1999-01-25

Business/ registration number:

867139537RR0001

Telephone number:

905-426-3434

Fax number:

905-426-4996

E-mail address:

CINDY.ADAMS@SCIENTISTSINSCHOOL.CA

Website address:

WWW.SCIENTISTSINSCHOOL.CA

Public contact name or position:

CINDY ADAMS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Names the charity is known by other than its registered name:

n/a

Program areas:
The three primary areas in which the charity is now carrying on programs to achieve its charitable purposes are listed below. The program areas are ranked according to the percentage of time and resources devoted to each program area.
RankDescriptionField Code% of Emphasis
1 Public education, other study programsC10100%
2 n/an/an/a
3 n/an/an/a
Section A: Identification

To help you fill out this form, refer to Guide T4033, Completing the Registered charity information return. It can be found on our Webpages at https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/charities-giving/charities.html under "Charities-related forms and publications".

The Privacy Act protects all personal information given on this form, which is kept in personal information bank CRA PPU 200. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will make this form and all attachments available to the public on the Charities Directorate Website, except for information or data identified as confidential. All of the information collected on this form may be shared as permitted by law (for example, with certain other government departments and agencies).

Note: Even if a charity is inactive, an information return must be filed to maintain its registered status.

SubsectionA1

Was the charity in a subordinate position to a parent organization?
line number1510
No
If yes, give the name and Business Number/registration number of the organization.

Name:

n/a

Business Number(if applicable):

n/a

SubsectionA2

Has the charity wound-up, dissolved, or terminated operations?
line number1570
No

SubsectionA3

Is your charity designated as a public foundation or private foundation?
line number1600
No
If yes, you must complete Schedule 1, Foundations. Refer to the Form TF725, Registered Charity Basic Information Sheet, to confirm the designation. (Form TF725 is part of return.)
Section B: Directors/trustees and like officials

SubsectionB1

All charities must complete Form T1235,Directors/Trustees and Like Officials Worksheet.Only the public information section of the worksheet is available to the public. Charities subject to the Ontario Corporations Act must also complete Form RC232-WS, Director/Officer Worksheet and Ontario Corporations Information Act Annual Return.
Section C: Programs and general information

SubsectionC1

Was the charity active during the fiscal period?
line number1800
Yes
If no, explain why in the "Ongoing programs" space below at C2.

SubsectionC2

In the space below, describe all ongoing and new charitable programs the charity carried on this fiscal period to further its purpose(s) (as defined in its governing documents). "Programs" includes all of the charitable activities that the charity carries out on its own through employees or volunteers as well as through qualified donees and intermediaries. The charity may also use this space to describe the contributions of its volunteers in carrying out its activities, for example, number of volunteers and/or hours. Do not include the names of employees or volunteers. Grant-making charities should describe the types of organizations they support. Do not describe fundraising activities in this space. Do not attach additional sheets of paper or annual reports.
Ongoing programs:
THE OBJECTIVE OF THE ORGANIZATION IS TO INSPIRE ELEMENTARY STUDENTS AND TEACHERS TO ENJOY SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY THROUGH FUN AND EXCITING PRESENTATIONS AND HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES.
New programs:
n/a

Registered charities may make gifts to qualified donees. Qualified donees are other registered Canadian charities, as well as certain other organizations described in the Income Tax Act.

SubsectionC3

Did the charity make gifts or transfer funds to qualified donees or other organizations?
line number2000
No
If yes, you must complete Form T1236, Qualified Donees Worksheet/Amounts Provided to Other Organizations.

SubsectionC4

Did the charity carry on, fund, or provide any resources through employees, volunteers, agents, joint ventures, contractors, or any other individuals, intermediaries, entities, or means (other than qualified donees) for any activity/program/project outside Canada?
line number2100
No
If yes, you must complete Schedule 2, Activities Outside Canada.

SubsectionC5  Political Activities

A registered charity may pursue political activities only if the activities are non-partisan, related to its charitable purposes, and limited in extent. A political activity is any activity that explicitly communicates to the public that a law, policy or decision of any level of government inside or outside Canada should be retained, opposed, or changed.

(a) Did the charity carry on any political activities during the fiscal period, including making gifts to qualified donees that were intended for political activities?
line number2400
No
If yes, you must complete Schedule 7, Political Activities.
(b) Total amount spent by the charity on these political activities.
line number5030
n/a
(c) Of the amount at line 5030, the total amount of gifts made to qualified donees.
line number5031
n/a
(d) Total amount received from outside Canada that was directed to be spent on political activities.
line number5032
n/a
If you entered an amount on line 5032 you must complete Schedule 7, Political Activities, Table 3.

SubsectionC6

If the charity carried on fundraising activities or engaged third parties to carry on fundraising activities on its behalf, tick all fundraising methods that it used during the fiscal period.
Summary of fundraising methods used
Description of fundraising methods Line number Answer
Advertisements/​print/​radio/​TV commercials 2500 n/a
Auctions 2510 n/a
Collection plate/​boxes 2530 n/a
Door-to-door solicitation 2540 n/a
Draws/​lotteries 2550 n/a
Fundraising dinners/​galas/​concerts 2560 n/a
Sales 2570 n/a
Internet 2575 n/a
Mail campaigns 2580 n/a
Planned-giving programs 2590 n/a
Targeted corporate donations/​sponsorships 2600 Yes
Targeted contacts 2610 Yes
Telephone/​TV solicitations 2620 n/a
Tournament/​sporting events 2630 Yes
Cause-related marketing 2640 n/a
Other 2650 n/a

If you answered yes to line number 2650, specify below:

line number2660
n/a

SubsectionC7

Did the charity pay external fundraisers?
line number2700
No
If yes, you must complete the following lines, and complete Schedule 4, Confidential Data, Table 1.
(a) Enter the gross revenue collected by the fundraisers on behalf of the charity.
line number5450
n/a
(b) Enter the amounts paid to and/or retained by the fundraisers.
line number5460
n/a
 (c) Tick the method of payment to the fundraiser:
Summary of payment methods used
Description of payment methods Line number Answer
Commissions 2730 n/a
Bonuses 2740 n/a
Finder's fees 2750 n/a
Set fee for services 2760 n/a
Honoraria 2770 n/a
Other 2780 n/a

If you answered yes to line number 2780, specify below:

line number2790
n/a
(d) Did the fundraiser issue tax receipts on behalf of the charity?
line number2800
n/a

SubsectionC8

Did the charity compensate any of its directors/trustees or like officials or persons not at arm's length from the charity for services provided during the fiscal period (other than reimbursement for expenses)?
line number3200
No

SubsectionC9

Did the charity incur any expenses for compensation of employees during the fiscal period?
line number3400
Yes
If yes, you must complete Schedule 3, Compensation.

SubsectionC10

Did the charity receive any donations or gifts of any kind valued at $10,000 or more from any donor that was not resident in Canada and was not any of the following:
line number3900
No
  • a Canadian Citizen, nor
  • employed in Canada, nor
  • carrying on a business in Canada, nor
  • a person having disposed of taxable Canadian property?
If yes, you must complete Schedule 4 - Confidential Data,Table 2, for each donation of $10,000 or more.

SubsectionC11

Did the charity receive any non-cash gifts (gifts-in-kind) for which it issued tax receipts?
line number4000
No
If yes, you must complete Schedule 5, Non-Cash Gifts.

SubsectionC12

Did the charity acquire a non-qualifying security?
line number5800
No

SubsectionC13

Did the charity allow any of its donors to use any of its property? (except for permissible uses)
line number5810
No

SubsectionC14

Did the charity issue any of its tax receipts for donations on behalf of another organization?
line number5820
No
Section D: Financial information

Complete Section D only if you do not have to complete Schedule 6, Detailed Financial Information.

Complete Schedule 6 if any of the following applies to the charity:

a) The charity's revenue exceeds $100,000.
b) The amount of all property (for example, investments, rental properties) not used in charitable activities is more than $25,000.
c) The charity has permission to accumulate funds during this fiscal period.

Do not complete Section D if you must complete Schedule 6.

Show all amounts to the nearest single Canadian dollar. Do not enter "See attached financial statements". All relevant fields must be filled out.

See Schedule 6, Detailed Financial Information.

Schedules

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