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    Vellore Christian Medical College Foundation

    Vellore Christian Medical College Foundation


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    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible


    ...475 RIVERSIDE DR STE 725
    New York NY 10115-0071


    New York NY | IRS ruling year: 1946 | EIN: 13-2735359  


    Organization Mission

    Based in New York City, the Vellore Christian Medical College Foundation (Foundation) is the independent non-profit partner of India's top private hospital and medical school, the Christian Medical College (CMC) in Vellore, Tamil Nadu. CMC serves people of all faiths and income levels; it is dedicated to providing quality medical education and health care in a faith-based environment, with a particular ministry to the poor, the disadvantaged and the disenfranchised. Every day CMC serves over 7,000 outpatients -- over 2 million people per year.

    The Foundation's financial support is focused on CMC's leadership in global health education and research. Fellowships, partnerships with leading US healthcare institutions, capital projects and e-learning are priority areas for the Foundation's Board. We also provide a US base for funding from USAID.


    Rating Information


    This charity's score is 92%, earning it a Four-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

    This overall score is calculated entirely from a single beacon score, weighted as follows: 100% Accountability & Finance. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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     Important note on the timeliness of ratings

    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Vellore Christian Medical College Foundation is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

    Rating Report

    • Impact & Results
    • Accountability & Finance
    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
    Accountability & Finance
    Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability


    Accountability & Finance


    Vellore Christian Medical College Foundation has earned a 92% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    This Accountability & Finance score represents IRS Form 990 data up until FY 2019, which is the most recent Form 990 currently available to us. 

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    Accountability and Transparency
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable

    Financial Metrics
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 2.10% - 10/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 5.87 years - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.06 - 10/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 19.20% - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 7.10% - 10/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 73.59% - 6.74/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - 4.29% - 4.29/10 pts

    Additional Information

    Total Revenue and Expenses - Data Available
    Salary of Key Persons - Data Available
    IRS Published Data (Business Master File) - Data Available
    Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) - Data Available

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