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Global Solutions for Infectious Diseases

Helping prevent the spread of infectious diseases

one star

61.24

830 Dubuque Avenue South San Francisco, CA 94080
tel: (650) 228-7900   Web Site
EIN: 20-0941177

CEO
Carter Lee
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 61.24 one star
  Financial 86.03 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 47.00 zero star
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Global Solutions for Infectious Diseases (GSID) is a non-profit global health organization engaged in the development of diagnostic and preventive tools for infectious diseases, including HIV. We also provide assistance to, and collaborate with, global public health organizations, private foundations, other non-governmental organizations and for-profit entities focused on public health issues and infectious diseases. Our focus is to facilitate the access to affordable health solutions for the benefit of the people most in need, particularly in developing countries.

Global Solutions for Infectious Diseases (GSID) is a non-profit global health organization engaged in the development of diagnostic and preventive tools for infectious diseases, including HIV. We also provide assistance to, and collaborate with, global public health organizations, private foundations, other non-governmental organizations and for-profit entities focused on public health issues and infectious diseases. Our focus is to facilitate the access to affordable health solutions for the benefit of the people most in need, particularly in developing countries.

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Financial

three stars

86.03

Accountability & Transparency

zero star

47.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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 11.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth -0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Global Solutions for Infectious Diseases on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Global Solutions for Infectious Diseases on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Global Solutions for Infectious Diseases (CA) 61.24 one star
Cure Alzheimer's Fund (MA) 98.23 four stars
American Skin Association (NY) 92.92 four stars
American Psychiatric Association Foundation (DC) 86.81 three stars
Sabin Vaccine Institute (DC) 89.39 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,712,190
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,712,190
   Program Service Revenue $4,500
Total Primary Revenue $1,716,690
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $1,716,690
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,379,050
   Administrative Expenses $190,544
   Fundraising Expenses $120,058
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,689,652
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $27,038
   
Net Assets $475,300

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
AIDSVAX HIV Vaccine Program $1,343,246 97.4%
Diagnostics & Surveillance Program $35,651 2.6%
Global Health Consulting Program $153 < 0.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 61.24 one star
2016-12 04/01/2018 60.79 one star
2015-12 05/01/2017 61.13 one star
2014-12 06/01/2016 61.05 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 58.34 one star
2013-12 08/01/2015 58.50 one star
2012-12 07/01/2014 60.74 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 20-0941177
Name in IRS Master File GLOBAL SOLUTIONS FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASES
NTEE Code H81
NTEE Classification AIDS Research
NTEE Type Medical Research
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 November, 2005
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$210,000 12.42% Carter A. Lee Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Global Solutions for Infectious Diseases (CA) 61.24 one star
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Charity Contact Info

Global Solutions for Infectious Diseases
830 Dubuque Avenue
South San Francisco, CA 94080
tel: (650) 228-7900
fax: (650) 228-7901
EIN: 20-0941177

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CEO

Carter Lee
Executive Director

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