TORONTO, June 26, 2013 /CNW/ - The 2013 Charity 100 ranking in the
summer issue of MoneySense Magazine once again places the Nature
Conservancy of Canada (NCC) as Canada's top environmental charity. For
the fourth year in a row, MoneySense recognizes NCC as one of Canada's
most responsible and efficient charities, with an overall grade of A.
"NCC is very proud of our standing A grade from MoneySense Magazine,"
said John Lounds, president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy of
Canada. "Through prudent management we ensure that 85 percent of our
funds go directly into our conservation work. We believe this is
critically important for our supporters, as well as for the plants and
wildlife our land conservation work helps to protect."
Using data obtained from the Canada Revenue Agency, websites, and the
charities themselves, MoneySense ranks Canada's 100 largest charities
according to their fiscal efficiency, fundraising efforts, reserve fund
size, transparency and governance.
The Nature Conservancy of Canada recently wrapped up the successful
$500-million five year Force for Nature campaign which resulted in
protecting over 752,000 acres (304,324 ha) and providing habitat for
over 145 Species at Risk.
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The Nature Conservancy of Canada is the nation's leading land
conservation organization, working to protect our most important
natural areas and the species they sustain. Since 1962 NCC and its
partners have helped to protect more than 2.6 million acres (1 million
hectares), coast to coast.
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SOURCE: Nature Conservancy of Canada
For further information:
National Media Relations Manager, the Nature Conservancy of Canada
1.800.465.0029 x 241