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Health : Patient and Family Support

Shanti

Embracing wellness since 1974

three stars

86.49

730 Polk Street 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94109
tel: (415) 674-4700   Web Site
EIN: 94-2297147

Board Leadership
Constance Norton
Board Chair

CEO
Kaushik Roy
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.49 three stars
  Financial 81.32 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Shanti enhances the quality of life, health and well-being of people living with life-threatening illnesses, including Breast Cancer and HIV/AIDS. Shanti is a Sanskrit word meaning inner peace or tranquility. It is an appropriate name since, ultimately, all of Shanti's direct service and educational programs are aimed at easing the burdens and improving the well-being of people in difficult life situations. Key to the success of Shanti's mission is the Shanti model of peer support, which is both a philosophy and a set of techniques that are used throughout our work. It is a way of being with another person that frees both parties to be fully who they are and communicate their feelings to one another. It is a way of being which allows two persons to meet as equals. It is a way of relating to others that is characterized by certain values and attitudes.

Shanti enhances the quality of life, health and well-being of people living with life-threatening illnesses, including Breast Cancer and HIV/AIDS. Shanti is a Sanskrit word meaning inner peace or tranquility. It is an appropriate name since, ultimately, all of Shanti's direct service and educational programs are aimed at easing the burdens and improving the well-being of people in difficult life situations. Key to the success of Shanti's mission is the Shanti model of peer support, which is both a philosophy and a set of techniques that are used throughout our work. It is a way of being with another person that frees both parties to be fully who they are and communicate their feelings to one another. It is a way of being which allows two persons to meet as equals. It is a way of relating to others that is characterized by certain values and attitudes.

Financial

three stars

81.32

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
80.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.46
  Program Expenses Growth 21.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 51.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Shanti on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Shanti on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Shanti (CA) 86.49 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,417,765
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,928,385
Total Contributions $3,346,150
   Program Service Revenue $191,180
Total Primary Revenue $3,537,330
   Other Revenue $424,546
TOTAL REVENUE $3,961,876
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,568,638
   Administrative Expenses $289,281
   Fundraising Expenses $462,937
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,320,856
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-358,980
   
Net Assets $1,560,066

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
HIV/AIDS Services for At-Risk HIV Communities $1,038,347 29.1%
LIFE Program $504,888 14.1%
HIV Health Services Planning Council Support Program $363,546 10.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 10/01/2017 86.49 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 86.85 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 81.76 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 79.04 two stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 74.73 two stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 75.82 two stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 79.37 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 79.52 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 71.13 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 94-2297147
Name in IRS Master File SHANTI PROJECT INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (179) Other health services
(166) Mental health care
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 September, 1975
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$158,933 3.67% Kaushik Roy Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Shanti (CA) 86.49 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis (TN) 90.77 four stars
Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey (NJ) 91.59 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston (SC) 92.18 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Arizona (AZ) 86.19 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Shanti
730 Polk Street
3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94109
tel: (415) 674-4700
EIN: 94-2297147

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Board Leadership

Constance Norton
Board Chair

CEO

Kaushik Roy
Executive Director

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