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International : Development and Relief Services

Touch Foundation

Saving lives and relieving human suffering

four stars

92.46

48 Wall Street Floor 5
New York, NY 10005
tel: (646) 779-2414   Web Site
EIN: 20-1469976

Board Leadership
Lowell Bryan
President

CEO
Noah Leff
Chief Operating Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.46 four stars
  Financial 89.34 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our mission is to save lives and relieve human suffering. We strengthen healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa, providing better access to care and improving the quality of local health systems.

Our mission is to save lives and relieve human suffering. We strengthen healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa, providing better access to care and improving the quality of local health systems.

Financial

three stars

89.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
82.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.78
  Program Expenses Growth -1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Touch Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Touch Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Touch Foundation (NY) 92.46 four stars
HealthRight International (NY) 88.77 three stars
The End Fund (NY) 97.17 four stars
GAIA (CA) 85.77 three stars
WE Charity (NY) 93.98 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,897,489
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $176,178
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $606,699
Total Contributions $6,680,366
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,680,366
   Other Revenue $156,452
TOTAL REVENUE $6,836,818
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,744,922
   Administrative Expenses $544,007
   Fundraising Expenses $210,217
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,499,146
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,337,672
   
Net Assets $8,176,436

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
M-Mama Program $1,580,922 42.2%
Human Resources $514,403 13.7%
Rheumatic Heart Disease Program $346,740 9.3%

Ratings History
Touch Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 02/01/2021 92.46 four stars
2018-09 02/01/2020 93.91 four stars
2017-09 12/21/2018 89.06 three stars
2016-09 02/01/2018 90.72 four stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 92.36 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 90.15 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 93.23 four stars
2013-09 10/01/2014 94.00 four stars
2012-09 12/20/2013 74.22 two stars
2011-06 11/01/2013 68.92 one star
2011-06 09/01/2012 65.28 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 20-1469976
Name in IRS Master File TOUCH FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code P80
NTEE Classification Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 October, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$235,253 5.22% Steven Justus Executive Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$235,253 5.22% Massimiliano Pezzoli Vice President & Chief Program Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Touch Foundation (NY) 92.46 four stars
Fund for Armenian Relief (NY) 92.82 four stars
Extreme Response International (GA) 89.99 three stars
SIGN Fracture Care International (WA) 100.00 four stars
Global Partners for Development (CA) 88.81 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Touch Foundation
48 Wall Street
Floor 5
New York, NY 10005
tel: (646) 779-2414
EIN: 20-1469976

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 910
New York, NY 10272

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Board Leadership

Lowell Bryan
President

CEO

Noah Leff
Chief Operating Officer

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