Denman Island Charities
Organizations with CRA charitable status on Denman Island, BC
This page provides links pertaining to the work of charitable organizations that serve the community of Denman Island, British Columbia. In addition to background information for the Special Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector, links on this page can help community members learn more about their local charities and how to contribute to them.
The charitable organizations are listed below by the name registered with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) in order of their expenses reported for the last fiscal year. Links are provided to the CRA Quick View page (from which Detailed View can provide further detail) and to the web page for donations to that charity at CandadaHelps.org. Another website with a searchable database and donation links for charities is provided by CHIMP (“CHIMP is CHARITABLE IMACT”) at https://chimp.net/.
Hornby and Denman Community Health Care Society (2016-17 expenses = $1,542,196)
Arts Denman (2017 expenses = $124,182)
Dharma Fellowship of His Holiness the Gyalwa Karmapa (2016 expenses = $105,714)
Denman Island Community Education Society (2016-17 expenses = $81,407)
Denman Conservancy Association (2016-17 expenses = $50,518)
Denman Seniors and Museum Society (2016-17 expenses = $47,842)
Denman Island United Church (2017 expenses = $34,416)
Denman Community Land Trust Association (2017 expenses = $19,421)
Denman Health Centre Society (2016-17 expenses = $9,204)
Denman Island Memorial Society (2017 expenses = $4,745)
Denman Island Meow Society (2017 expenses = $1,053)
Denman Housing Association (2017 expenses = $506)
Community nonprofit organizations not registered as charities
|Denman Island Residents Association (DIRA)||Association for Denman Island Marine Stewards (ADIMS)|
Other Denman Island websites
|VisitDenmanIsland.ca (see particularly Community Groups on Denman Island)||Wikipedia entry for Denman Island|
Governments and Islands Trust
|Comox Valley Regional District||Government of British Columbia|
Population statistics for Denman Island compared with those for Canada
Statistics Canada (see https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/index-eng.cfm) provides over 2,000 lines of data from the 2016 Census on individual communities such as Denman Island. Data are displayed in two columns so that Denman Island data can be compared with those from any other area, such as another community, or a province, or the country. For example, on Census Profile, 2016 Census, Denman Island Trust Area and Canada, the columns have been set to Denman Island and Canada. The table below is derived from the Excel file downloaded from that display.
It can be seen that the population of Denman Island is older, with more advanced degrees, but with a lower labour force participation rate and lower incomes than Canadians as a whole. Compared with the country overall, Denman Island has a higher percentage of immigrants, particularly Americans, with more of this immigration occurring before 1981.
|Selected Population Statistics
(Denman Island to Canada)
|Under 15 Years of Age||7.3%||16.6%||0.4|
|Over 64 Years of Age||37.9%||16.9%||2.2|
|Bachelors or Over||19.5%||18.9%||1.0|
|Lowest 20% Nationally||35.5%||20.0%||1.8|
|Highest 20% Nationally||10.8%||20.0%||0.5|
|British Isles Origins||66.2%||32.5%||2.0|
|Born in USA||7.8%||0.7%||10.5|
|Immigrants After 1980||9.6%||16.2%||0.6|
CRA Charities website at https://www.canada.ca/en/services/taxes/charities.html, accessed 12 September 2018.
CanadaHelps website at https://www.canadahelps.org/en/, accessed 12 September 2018.
CHIMP website at https://chimp.net/, accessed 12 September 2018.
Statistics Canada Census Program website at https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/index-eng.cfm, and the Denman Island – Canada comparison at https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=DPL&Code1=590002&Geo2=PR&Code2=01&Data=Count&SearchText=Canada&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&TABID=1, accessed 13 September 2018.
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Page created by: Ian Clark, last modified on 17 December 2018.
Image: Stella Mer Productions, Denman Island: Place of Grace, 2018, at minute 07:55 of vimeo video at https://vimeo.com/284002773, accessed 10 September 2018.