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International : Development and Relief Services

Canvasback Missions, Inc.

Serving the forgotten island people of Micronesia since 1981

95.47

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 95.47
  Financial 95.00
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
91.2%
  Administrative Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.22
  Program Expenses Growth 15.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.1%
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) 95.47
Hand in Hand Ministries (KY) 87.89
Helen Keller International (NY) 93.82
Global Health Ministries (MN) 94.90
Partners Relief and Development (CO) 85.40

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,186,192
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $367,490
Total Contributions $1,553,682
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,553,682
   Other Revenue $129,619
TOTAL REVENUE $1,683,301
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,551,407
   Administrative Expenses $58,606
   Fundraising Expenses $87,756
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,697,769
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-14,468
   
Net Assets $384,059

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 $405,301 26.1%
Belau State Hospital $211,486 13.6%
Gynecology Mission $210,757 13.6%

Ratings History
Canvasback Missions, Inc. has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

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

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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$1,524 0.08% Jamie Spence Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$15,783 0.92% Jacque Spence Executive Vice President

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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Canvasback Missions, Inc. (CA) 95.47
Wings of Hope (MO) 96.46
Fund for Armenian Relief (NY) 89.39
Palestine Children's Relief Fund (OH) 100.00
Physicians for Peace (VA) 89.02

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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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