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SIGN Fracture Care International

The Right Treatment Changes Everything

four stars

98.39

451 Hills Street Suite B
Richland, WA 99354
tel: (509) 371-1107   Web Site
EIN: 91-1952283

Board Leadership
Lewis G. Zirkle
President & Founder

CEO
Jeanne Dillner
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.39 four stars
  Financial 97.73 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

SIGN Fracture Care International is a humanitarian organization that is responding to the need to provide orthopaedic treatment to trauma victims in developing countries. We focus on the poorest countries where the epidemic of road traffic and other accidents cause the most disability and loss of lives. We alleviate this burden by providing the local surgeons with the training and medical implants they need to properly treat the patients that they serve. It is through the hands and minds of the local surgeons that we can promote healing, restore health, and provide hope to the trauma victims and their families.

SIGN Fracture Care International is a humanitarian organization that is responding to the need to provide orthopaedic treatment to trauma victims in developing countries. We focus on the poorest countries where the epidemic of road traffic and other accidents cause the most disability and loss of lives. We alleviate this burden by providing the local surgeons with the training and medical implants they need to properly treat the patients that they serve. It is through the hands and minds of the local surgeons that we can promote healing, restore health, and provide hope to the trauma victims and their families.

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Financial

four stars

97.73

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
87.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.67
  Program Expenses Growth 6.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SIGN Fracture Care International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SIGN Fracture Care International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SIGN Fracture Care International (WA) 98.39 four stars
Dining for Women (SC) 87.45 three stars
Pilgrim Africa (WA) 86.44 three stars
Shalom Foundation (TN) 87.25 three stars
OneWorld Health (SC) 85.96 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,320,760
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $252,653
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,573,413
   Program Service Revenue $831,528
Total Primary Revenue $4,404,941
   Other Revenue $566,256
TOTAL REVENUE $4,971,197
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,565,622
   Administrative Expenses $363,926
   Fundraising Expenses $404,417
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,333,965
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,362,768
   
Net Assets $9,368,401

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
Distribute Orthopaedic Technology $4,796,458 86.2%
Access to Orthopaedic Training and Education $769,164 13.8%

Ratings History
SIGN Fracture Care International has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 98.39 four stars
2018-12 02/01/2020 96.74 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 94.39 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 92.92 four stars
2016-12 03/02/2018 92.38 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 97.17 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.05 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 95.48 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 95.02 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 97.82 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 95.02 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 97.81 four 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 91-1952283
Name in IRS Master File SIGN FRACTURE CARE INTERNATIONAL
NTEE Code E99
NTEE Classification Health - General and Rehabilitative N.E.C.
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 December, 1999
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$141,285 2.23% Jeanne Dillner Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SIGN Fracture Care International (WA) 98.39 four stars
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American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa (ARAHA) (MN) 90.58 four stars
MANNA Worldwide (TX) 92.75 four stars
The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (MA) 85.83 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

SIGN Fracture Care International
451 Hills Street
Suite B
Richland, WA 99354
tel: (509) 371-1107
fax: (507) 371-1316
EIN: 91-1952283

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Board Leadership

Lewis G. Zirkle
President & Founder

CEO

Jeanne Dillner
Chief Executive Officer

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