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Religion : Religious Activities (Grantmaking)

Khyentse Foundation

Because Buddha's wisdom and compassion benefit all

83.73

P.O. Box 156648 San Francisco, CA 94115
tel: (415) 788-8048   Web Site
EIN: 91-2167303

Board Leadership
Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche
Chairman

CEO
Cangioli Che
Executive Director

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.73
  Financial 100.00
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00
This rating was published 04/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Khyentse Foundation is a collaborative effort of students, friends, volunteers and sponsors around the world. We are engaged in an international campaign to provide the necessary resources, capital, manpower and knowledge to fund or seed a number of priority projects envisioned by Khyentse Rinpoche to support the community of dharma students and practitioners worldwide.

The Khyentse Foundation is a collaborative effort of students, friends, volunteers and sponsors around the world. We are engaged in an international campaign to provide the necessary resources, capital, manpower and knowledge to fund or seed a number of priority projects envisioned by Khyentse Rinpoche to support the community of dharma students and practitioners worldwide.

Financial

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

77.00

This rating was published 04/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
95.0%
  Administrative Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 10.01
  Program Expenses Growth 32.7%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Khyentse Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Khyentse Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Khyentse Foundation (CA) 83.73
Ariel Ministries (TX) 87.10
United Religions Initiative (CA) 90.95
The Mother Divine Program (NY) 86.84
Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. (VA) 89.39

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,040,610
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,040,610
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,040,610
   Other Revenue $1,343,197
TOTAL REVENUE $10,383,807
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,250,096
   Administrative Expenses $295,010
   Fundraising Expenses $21,634
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,566,740
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,817,067
   
Net Assets $55,018,709

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
Education Programs $1,156,597 22.0%
Text Preservation $939,011 17.9%
Academic Development $880,869 16.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 04/01/2022 83.73
2019-06 04/01/2021 89.39
2018-06 09/03/2019 89.39
2017-06 10/01/2018 86.56
2016-06 02/01/2018 85.56
2015-06 12/01/2016 86.13
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.39
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 87.14
2013-06 02/01/2015 86.51
2012-06 02/01/2014 86.52

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

EIN 91-2167303
Name in IRS Master File KHYENTSE FOUNDATION
NTEE Code X50
NTEE Classification Buddhist
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
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 April, 2002
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Khyentse Foundation (CA) 83.73
The Mother Divine Program (NY) 86.84
Interfaith Alliance Foundation (DC) 87.69
Hindu American Foundation (DC) 89.67
United Religions Initiative (CA) 90.95

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Charity Contact Info

Khyentse Foundation
P.O. Box 156648
San Francisco, CA 94115
tel: (415) 788-8048
fax: (415) 534-0819
EIN: 91-2167303

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Board Leadership

Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche
Chairman

CEO

Cangioli Che
Executive Director

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