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Branch Out Foundation is a Registered Charity incorporated in Alberta Under the Societies Act and registered under the Income Tax Act (Registered Charity 81581 2284 RR0001 ). In accordance with Canada Revenue Agency guidelines, Canadian registered charities cannot refund donations. Therefore, as a registered charity, Branch Out Neurological Foundation does not issue refunds for gifts received.
The primary purpose of the foundation is to accelerate tech solutions and non-pharmaceutical approaches to neurological disorders (Neuro-degenerative, brain trauma, mental health)
Gross Contributions received in the current year were $486,365 (2017: $448,477) including registration fees. Of this amount 73% was used directly for charitable purposes in the fiscal year. The remainder was used for event production, fundraising costs and administrative expenses. In both fiscal 2017 and 2018, the charity spent additional funding on program expenses from retained reserves in order to further the purpose of the charity. Of this amount, $45,018 (2017: $38,307) was paid as remuneration to employees whose principal duties involve fundraising.