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Seva Foundation
1786 Fifth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
tel: (877) 764-7382
fax: (510) 845-7410
EIN: 38-2231279

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Board Leadership

Lisa Laird
Board Chair

CEO

Jack Blanks
Executive Director


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International : Development and Relief Services

Seva Foundation

Restoring Sight. Restoring Lives.

 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98 4 stars
  Financial 92.50 4 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 4 stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Program Expenses Growth 25.4%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.51
  Liabilities to Assets 29.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Seva Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 06/2015)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,847,734
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $297,126
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $167,972
Total Contributions $7,312,832
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,312,832
   Other Revenue $-124,201
TOTAL REVENUE $7,188,631
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,559,312
   Administrative Expenses $409,046
   Fundraising Expenses $564,206
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,532,564
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $656,067
   
Net Assets $3,398,195

Financial Charts

Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 06/2015)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$177,852 2.72% Jack Blanks Executive Director

Mission

Seva Foundation was formed in 1978 with a mission to alleviate suffering caused by disease and poverty. Our approach is to build partnerships that respond to locally defined problems with culturally sustainable solutions. Seva currently works to prevent blindness and restore sight in 22 countries in developing nations including Native American projects in the U.S. Our focus is to help people transform their lives by restoring their sight.

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