Health : Patient and Family Support

Shanti

Embracing wellness since 1974

three stars

86.47

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 86.47 three stars
  Financial 81.30 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

three stars

81.30

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
80.8%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth 24.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 56.0%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,695,794
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,134,608
Total Contributions $4,830,402
   Program Service Revenue $244,144
Total Primary Revenue $5,074,546
   Other Revenue $423,774
TOTAL REVENUE $5,498,320
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,669,462
   Administrative Expenses $484,226
   Fundraising Expenses $596,185
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,749,873
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-251,553
   
Net Assets $1,412,360

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$186,260 3.23% Roy Kaushik Executive Director

Mission

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.

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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