International : Development and Relief Services

Orbis International

Changing the Way the World Sees

four stars

93.98

520 Eighth Avenue 12th Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (800) 672-4787   Web Site
EIN: 23-7297651

Board Leadership
Kevin G. McAllister
Chairman

CEO
Bob Ranck
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Orbis is a leading global non-governmental organization that has worked to transform lives through the prevention and treatment of blindness for over 35 years. With their network of partners, they mentor, train and inspire local teams so they can save sight in their communities.

Alongside those partners, Orbis provides hands-on ophthalmology training, strengthens healthcare infrastructure and advocates for the prioritization of eye health on public health agendas. Orbis operates the world's only Flying Eye Hospital, a fully accredited ophthalmic teaching hospital on board an MD-10 aircraft.

Orbis is a leading global non-governmental organization that has worked to transform lives through the prevention and treatment of blindness for over 35 years. With their network of partners, they mentor, train and inspire local teams so they can save sight in their communities.

Alongside those partners, Orbis provides hands-on ophthalmology training, strengthens healthcare infrastructure and advocates for the prioritization of eye health on public health agendas. Orbis operates the world's only Flying Eye Hospital, a fully accredited ophthalmic teaching hospital on board an MD-10 aircraft.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
92.9%
  Administrative Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth 14.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Orbis International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Orbis International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $47,675,027
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,175,186
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $194,562,732
Total Contributions $243,412,945
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $243,412,945
   Other Revenue $1,753,865
TOTAL REVENUE $245,166,810
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $227,024,112
   Administrative Expenses $7,900,733
   Fundraising Expenses $8,727,515
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $243,652,360
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,514,450
   
Net Assets $61,672,063

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$394,298 0.16% Bob Ranck President, CEO

Mission

Orbis is a leading global non-governmental organization that has worked to transform lives through the prevention and treatment of blindness for over 35 years. With their network of partners, they mentor, train and inspire local teams so they can save sight in their communities.

Alongside those partners, Orbis provides hands-on ophthalmology training, strengthens healthcare infrastructure and advocates for the prioritization of eye health on public health agendas. Orbis operates the world's only Flying Eye Hospital, a fully accredited ophthalmic teaching hospital on board an MD-10 aircraft.

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Charity Contact Info

Orbis International
520 Eighth Avenue
12th Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (800) 672-4787
fax: (646) 674-5599
EIN: 23-7297651

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Board Leadership

Kevin G. McAllister
Chairman

CEO

Bob Ranck
President and CEO