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International : Development and Relief Services

Canvasback Missions, Inc.

Serving the forgotten island people of Micronesia since 1981

three stars

82.50

940 Adams Street Suite R
Benicia, CA 94510
tel: (800) 793-7245   Web Site
EIN: 93-0831904

Board Leadership
William Maclean
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Jamie Spence
Co-Founder, President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.50 three stars
  Financial 90.87 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Canvasback Missions, Inc. was founded in 1981 to serve remote Pacific islands with urgently needed health care, dental services and health education. In partnership with the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the U. S. Government, Canvasback operates a Diabetes Wellness Center on Majuro Atoll. Canvasback also partners with the Governments of Micronesia to send specialty surgery and dental teams to their small State Hospitals. The objectives of these teams of volunteers are to provide healing surgeries for islanders who might otherwise not receive care and to empower the local health care providers. Canvasback has programs to involve American youth in service to the islanders. We are a Christian organization with an emphasis on demonstrating, rather than preaching the love of God.

Canvasback Missions, Inc. was founded in 1981 to serve remote Pacific islands with urgently needed health care, dental services and health education. In partnership with the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the U. S. Government, Canvasback operates a Diabetes Wellness Center on Majuro Atoll. Canvasback also partners with the Governments of Micronesia to send specialty surgery and dental teams to their small State Hospitals. The objectives of these teams of volunteers are to provide healing surgeries for islanders who might otherwise not receive care and to empower the local health care providers. Canvasback has programs to involve American youth in service to the islanders. We are a Christian organization with an emphasis on demonstrating, rather than preaching the love of God.

Financial

four stars

90.87

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
91.4%
  Administrative Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.18
  Program Expenses Growth 4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Canvasback Missions, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Canvasback Missions, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Canvasback Missions, Inc. (CA) 82.50 three stars
Crisis Aid International (MO) 95.60 four stars
VillageReach (WA) 96.46 four stars
Partners In Health (MA) 90.94 four stars
Esperança (AZ) 94.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,310,860
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $445,840
Total Contributions $1,756,700
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,756,700
   Other Revenue $164,176
TOTAL REVENUE $1,920,876
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,733,570
   Administrative Expenses $69,869
   Fundraising Expenses $85,257
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,888,696
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $32,180
   
Net Assets $342,855

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Health, Education, and Fitness Programs $332,412 19.2%
Belau State Hospital $219,592 12.7%
Gynecology Exams and Procedures $189,476 10.9%
Eye Exams and Treatment: Majuro Hospital $160,888 9.3%
Eye Exams and Treatment: Yap State Hospital $144,599 8.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 82.50 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 93.78 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 95.47 four stars
2014-12 11/01/2016 95.47 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 95.47 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 94.92 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 85.13 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 81.45 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 77.95 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 68.17 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 73.61 two stars
2008-12 09/01/2010 86.87 three stars
2007-12 03/01/2009 92.56 four stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 89.32 three stars
2005-12 07/01/2007 77.60 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 93-0831904
Name in IRS Master File CANVASBACK MISSIONS INC
NTEE Code P28
NTEE Classification Neighborhood Centers, Settlement Houses
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Organization for Public Safety Testing
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (7) Evangelism
(6) Missionary activities
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$3,098 0.16% Jamie Spence President
Other Salaries of Note
$44,283 2.34% Jacque Spence Corporate Secretary, Treasurer

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Canvasback Missions, Inc. (CA) 82.50 three stars
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American Leprosy Missions (SC) 87.06 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Canvasback Missions, Inc.
940 Adams Street
Suite R
Benicia, CA 94510
tel: (800) 793-7245
fax: (707) 747-1861
EIN: 93-0831904

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Board Leadership

William Maclean
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Jamie Spence
Co-Founder, President

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