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Revenue Breakdown

Pie Chart showing the where revenue comes from


  • Government 24%
  • Membership 19%
  • Program & Services Revenue 29%  
  • Fundraising 8% 
  • Facilities 17% 
  • Other 14% 

Expenses Summary

pie chart showing the Expense Summary for 2019
  • Wages, Salaries and Staffing 53%
  • Amortization 17%
  • Program Expenses 10%
  • Occupancy Costs 8% 
  • Loan Costs 4%
  • Office Supplies 4%
  • Outside Serivices 1%
  • Fundraising Expenses 1%
  • Bank Charges 1%

Program Expenditure Ratios

 pie chart showing Program Expenses
  • Charitable Objectives 66%
  • Management & Admin 15%
  • Fundraising 8%
  • Other 11%

2019 Highlights 

  • Hosted 2019 Ontario Parasport Games 
  • Represented civil society in response to Article 30 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign - September 2019
    • Durham region participating Tim Hortons stores raised $194,512 for Abilities Centre
  • HomeTown Hockey Tour December 2019 led by Town of Whitby
  • Abilities Centre hosted Volt hockey (power chair) in our fieldhouse, activating the community in partnership with Variety Ontario
  • Ontario Medical Association (OMA) Sport Medicine Conference (Jan 2020) - Keynote and panel presentation by CEO/President Stuart McReynolds
  • AC presentations at Canadian Sport 4 Life conferences (2019 & 2020)
  • $1,070,000 investment from Ontario Government November 2019
  • 17% increase in social media followers
  • Launch of the AC junior wheelchair basketball program for young athletes of all abilities
  • Invited to join Durham Region’s Diversity and Inclusion Community of Practice & The Community Partners of Diversity groups
  • Invited to present at Special Olympic medal ceremonies May 2019
  • Autism Reality Event hosted at AC in partnership with Kerry’s Place May 2019
  • Cannexus Conference presentation Jan 2019


Abilities Centre continues to earn industry accolades across several dimensions.
25th Excellence in Business Awards – Ajax/Pickering Board of Trade Nominated in the category Business Excellence Award (Not for Profit/Charity)

Annual AC Gala Award Recipients
Jim Flaherty Award for Leadership in Inclusion and Accessibility
Winners: Maayan Ziv and Microsoft Canada
North Star Awards
Awarded to honour outstanding contributions in both professional and volunteer capacities.
Winner: Leslie Allingham

Thank you

We are on the journey to inclusion alongside our partners, funders, donors, and volunteers. Our ability to foster inclusion and belonging is a direct result of their generous time and gifts. All funders and donors who gave $5,000 or more are listed below. Thank you for your incredible support in helping communities across Canada and beyond.
Government of Ontario
Canadian Tire Jumpstart
Trillium Foundation
RBC Foundation
BMO Financial Group
Great West Life
Harold Ballard Foundation
250 VersaBank
Canadian Tire Corporation
407 ETR
Liuna Local
TD Bank
Ambient Mechanical
600 Bird Construction
Greater Toronto Airport Authority
Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons
Town of Whitby
Rogers Communication Inc.
TACC Development Inc.
Power Corporation of Canada
Ontario Power Generation
Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation


Government of Canada
Government of Ontario
Region of Durham
Town of Whitby
Whitby Chamber of Commerce
Oshawa Chamber of Commerce
Ajax Pickering Board of Trade
Toronto Rehab - University Health Network (UHN)
Ontario Shores
Central East Local Health Integration Network, Scarborough Health Network (LHIN/SHN)
Vision Loss Rehabilitation Canada
Grandview Children’s Hospital
Lakeridge Health
Ontario Tech University
York University
University of Toronto
Durham College
Canadian Disability Participation Project
Canadian Council of Rehabilitation and Work
Durham District School Board
Durham Catholic District School Board
Thames Valley District School Board
Canadian Tire Jumpstart
Special Olympics Ontario
Oshawa Vikings
Canadian Sport Institute Ontario
Rugby Ontario
Ontario Basketball Association
Ontario Volleyball
Whitby Soccer Association
Wheelchair Basketball Canada
London Football Club
Ontario Parasport Collective
Lung Health Ontario
Dnaagdawenmag Binnoojiiyag Child and Family Services
Spinal Cord Injury Ontario
Total Package Hockey
Press Play Physio
Western Fair Sports Complex
Iroquois Sports Complex
Elite Training Systems
Whitby Seniors Centre
Canadian National Exhibition
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