As a charity, we rely on the generosity of
people like you to help us ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted
have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life.
At CNIB, we
recognize that peace of mind is important when individuals are concerned about
how non-profit organizations use their contributions. That's why we make a
commitment to financial accountability in managing the funds that you entrust
We are committed to being fully transparent in
our accounting practices. Ultimate responsibility for governance and financial
oversight rests with the CNIB Board of Directors, assisted in this capacity by
the Finance and Risk Management Committee. Our full financial statements are
audited annually by KPMG LLP Chartered Accountants.
Many people are surprised to learn that the government only
provides a portion of the funds CNIB needs to run our vital programs and
services. The generous support we receive from the public is essential to our
mission. In fact, the majority of our revenue comes from individual Canadians
through such sources as direct mail fundraising, events, lotteries and gaming,
To learn specifics about where our funding comes from on a
year-by-year basis, browse the financial statements below.