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Starkey Hearing Foundation

So the World May Hear

four stars

95.47

6700 Washington Avenue, S Eden Prairie, MN 55344
tel: (866) 354-3254   Web Site
EIN: 36-3297852

Board Leadership
Richard Brown
Chair

CEO
Brady Forseth
Executive Director of Philanthropy

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.47 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 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)
90.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.41
  Program Expenses Growth 13.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Starkey Hearing Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Starkey Hearing Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Starkey Hearing Foundation (MN) 95.47 four stars
National Federation of the Blind (MD) 91.22 four stars
LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CA) 93.97 four stars
Keren Or (NY) 89.39 three stars
The Chicago Lighthouse (IL) 90.59 four stars

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Our mission, "So the World May Hear," is about bringing understanding between people through caring and sharing. We believe caring develops trust and by sharing we find our humanity. We believe by growing engagement in this cause that we can increase tolerance and respect for life.

Our goal is to pursue our mission with commitment so that future generations can live in a world with more caring and Peace.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $20,966,819
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $5,857,889
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $26,824,708
   Program Service Revenue $1,348,222
Total Primary Revenue $28,172,930
   Other Revenue $-867,999
TOTAL REVENUE $27,304,931
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $22,778,215
   Administrative Expenses $2,082,384
   Fundraising Expenses $200,012
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $25,060,611
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,244,320
   
Net Assets $12,771,809

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
Distribution of Hearing Aids to Children & Adults $13,377,402 58.7%
Hear Now $8,689,155 38.1%
Listen Carefully $711,658 3.1%

Ratings History
Starkey Hearing Foundation has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 11/01/2017 95.47 four stars
2014-12 11/01/2016 94.69 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.74 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2015 93.86 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2015 93.78 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 90.04 four stars
2011-12 10/01/2013 90.98 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 88.51 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 87.96 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.61 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 10/01/2010 88.82 three 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 36-3297852
Name in IRS Master File STARKEY HEARING FOUNDATION
NTEE Code G42
NTEE Classification Ear and Throat Diseases
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (998) Unspecified
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, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$57,843 0.23% Shara Pace Secretary

Our mission, "So the World May Hear," is about bringing understanding between people through caring and sharing. We believe caring develops trust and by sharing we find our humanity. We believe by growing engagement in this cause that we can increase tolerance and respect for life.

Our goal is to pursue our mission with commitment so that future generations can live in a world with more caring and Peace.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Starkey Hearing Foundation (MN) 95.47 four stars
Happy Hands Education Center (OK) 92.02 four stars
VisionCorps (PA) 95.43 four stars
Keren Or (NY) 89.39 three stars
Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation (OR) 89.94 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Starkey Hearing Foundation
6700 Washington Avenue, S
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
tel: (866) 354-3254
fax: (952) 828-6900
EIN: 36-3297852

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Board Leadership

Richard Brown
Chair

CEO

Brady Forseth
Executive Director of Philanthropy

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