Human Services : Social Services

Starkey Hearing Foundation

So the World May Hear

four stars

91.50

6801 Washington Avenue, S Ste 200
Minneapolis, MN 55439
tel: (866) 354-3254   Web Site
EIN: 36-3297852

Board Leadership
Richard S. Brown
Board Chair

CEO
Richard S. Brown
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.50 four stars
  Financial 88.36 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Starkey Hearing Foundation, a global nonprofit founded by William F. Austin, gives the gift of hearing to people in need in the U.S. and around the world. According to the World Health Organization, disabling hearing loss affects around 466 million people worldwide, including 34 million children, yet many do not have access to the hearing healthcare. Our mission is to give the gift of hearing to those in need, empowering them to achieve their potential.

We believe hearing is a vehicle to reflect caring and to improve the lives of individuals, their families, and communities. By collaborating with governments, nongovernment organizations, and health leaders, our goal is to make hearing healthcare services more accessible for people around the world.

Today we continue to travel the globe helping people in need, and to date have given the gift of hearing in more than 100 countries.

Starkey Hearing Foundation, a global nonprofit founded by William F. Austin, gives the gift of hearing to people in need in the U.S. and around the world. According to the World Health Organization, disabling hearing loss affects around 466 million people worldwide, including 34 million children, yet many do not have access to the hearing healthcare. Our mission is to give the gift of hearing to those in need, empowering them to achieve their potential.

We believe hearing is a vehicle to reflect caring and to improve the lives of individuals, their families, and communities. By collaborating with governments, nongovernment organizations, and health leaders, our goal is to make hearing healthcare services more accessible for people around the world.

Today we continue to travel the globe helping people in need, and to date have given the gift of hearing in more than 100 countries.

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Financial

three stars

88.36

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
89.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.59
  Program Expenses Growth 3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.2%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $20,149,061
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $5,860,278
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $26,009,339
   Program Service Revenue $1,490,258
Total Primary Revenue $27,499,597
   Other Revenue $55,695
TOTAL REVENUE $27,555,292
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $24,337,260
   Administrative Expenses $1,234,116
   Fundraising Expenses $1,125,928
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $26,697,304
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $857,988
   
Net Assets $14,499,160

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Richard Brown President, Board Chair
Other Salaries of Note
$166,100 0.62% Bruce Schmaltz Chief Financial Officer
$111,950 0.41% Luqman Lawal Director of Global Health & Research
$42,303 0.15% Shara Pace Secretary

Mission

Starkey Hearing Foundation, a global nonprofit founded by William F. Austin, gives the gift of hearing to people in need in the U.S. and around the world. According to the World Health Organization, disabling hearing loss affects around 466 million people worldwide, including 34 million children, yet many do not have access to the hearing healthcare. Our mission is to give the gift of hearing to those in need, empowering them to achieve their potential.

We believe hearing is a vehicle to reflect caring and to improve the lives of individuals, their families, and communities. By collaborating with governments, nongovernment organizations, and health leaders, our goal is to make hearing healthcare services more accessible for people around the world.

Today we continue to travel the globe helping people in need, and to date have given the gift of hearing in more than 100 countries.

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Starkey Hearing Foundation (MN) 91.50 four stars
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Wayfinder Family Services (CA) 92.31 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Starkey Hearing Foundation
6801 Washington Avenue, S
Ste 200
Minneapolis, MN 55439
tel: (866) 354-3254
fax: (952) 828-6900
EIN: 36-3297852

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Board Leadership

Richard S. Brown
Board Chair

CEO

Richard S. Brown
President