Cardus is a non-partisan think tank dedicated to clarifying and strengthening, through research and dialogue, the ways in which society’s institutions can work together for the common good. Its vision is of people, institutions and governments working together for the common good. It refers to this as “social architecture.” It aims to see the whole picture, with all its complexity and interconnectedness.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.cardus.ca/

Address:
1 Balfour Drive, Hamilton, ON, L9C 7A5

Country:
Canada

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
North America
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1974
Age (years)
Cardus
 50
Canada average
 33
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Michael Van Pelt, Ray Pennings
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Michael Van Pelt
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): Michael Van Pelt (President & CEO)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Michael Van Pelt (President & CEO)
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Cardus
 40
Canada average
 25
Global average
 66
2022
Cardus
 38
2021
Cardus
 28
% Female staff
2023
Cardus
 58%
Canada average
 53%
Global average
 50%
2022
Cardus
 55%
2021
Cardus
 50%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Cardus
 2
Canada average
 33
Global average
 65
2021
Cardus
 54
2020
Cardus
 45
Financials
2021
Cardus
 $4,506,298
Canada average
 $1,770,242
Global average
 $4,687,952
2019
Cardus
 $3,657,738
2018
Cardus
 $3,849,250

Social

Likes (2023)
Cardus
 2,633
Canada average
 19,656
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Cardus
 2,511
Likes (2021)
Cardus
 2,408
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Cardus
 4,802
Canada average
 11,305
Global average
 18,127
Followers (2022)
Cardus
 4,644
Followers (2021)
Cardus
 4,346
Subscribers (2023)
Cardus
 595
Canada average
 3,436
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Cardus
 534
Subscribers (2021)
Cardus
 459
Followers (2023)
Cardus
 1,302
Canada average
 8,485
Global average
 12,007
Followers (2022)
Cardus
 896
Followers (2019)
Cardus
 483

Data notes

Last updated: 19/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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