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David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education

Healing traumatic stress and raising performance in at-risk populations

three stars

82.02

216 East 45th Street Suite 1301
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 644-9880   Web Site
EIN: 83-0436453

Board Leadership
David Lynch
Founder and Chairman

CEO
Bob Roth
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.02 three stars
  Financial 74.90 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

two stars

74.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
75.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.70
  Program Expenses Growth -0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education (NY) 82.02 three stars
Junior Achievement of Georgia (GA) 96.48 four stars
Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 90.55 four stars
Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana (KY) 86.62 three stars
Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes (MI) 89.14 three stars

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The David Lynch Foundation, was established in 2005 to fund the implementation of scientifically proven stress-reducing modalities, including the Transcendental Meditation program, for at-risk populations such as underserved inner-city students; veterans with PTSD and their families; women and children who are survivors of violence and abuse; American Indians suffering from diabetes, cardiovascular disease and high suicide rates; homeless men participating in reentry programs who are striving to overcome addictions; and incarcerated juveniles and adults. The Foundation also funds university and medical school research to assess the effects of the program on academic performance, ADHD and other learning disorders, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, cardiovascular disease, post-traumatic stress disorder and diabetes.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,935,989
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $45,836
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,981,825
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,981,825
   Other Revenue $127,100
TOTAL REVENUE $9,108,925
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,904,514
   Administrative Expenses $696,695
   Fundraising Expenses $1,021,766
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,622,974
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,485,951
   
Net Assets $5,244,778

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 $1,589,630 26.9%
David Lynch Foundation TV $1,068,575 18.1%
Operation Warrior Wellness (OWW) $480,012 8.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 06/01/2016 82.02 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 80.07 three stars
2015-06 03/01/2016 78.80 two stars
2014-06 05/01/2015 81.37 three 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 83-0436453
Name in IRS Master File DAVID LYNCH FOUNDATION FOR CONSCIOUSNESS-BASED EDUCATION AND
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
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 December, 2015
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$77,035 1.01% Robert Roth Executive Director $550
Other Salaries of Note
$155,759 2.04% Karen Wenderoff National Director of Development --
$155,443 2.03% Aprajita Kalra Chief Financial Officer --
$91,174 1.19% Fredda Plesser Executive Vice President --
$85,838 1.12% James Grant National Director of Programs --
$40,615 0.53% John Hagelin President $125,154

The David Lynch Foundation, was established in 2005 to fund the implementation of scientifically proven stress-reducing modalities, including the Transcendental Meditation program, for at-risk populations such as underserved inner-city students; veterans with PTSD and their families; women and children who are survivors of violence and abuse; American Indians suffering from diabetes, cardiovascular disease and high suicide rates; homeless men participating in reentry programs who are striving to overcome addictions; and incarcerated juveniles and adults. The Foundation also funds university and medical school research to assess the effects of the program on academic performance, ADHD and other learning disorders, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, cardiovascular disease, post-traumatic stress disorder and diabetes.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education (NY) 82.02 three stars
Junior Achievement of San Diego and Imperial Counties (CA) 87.70 three stars
Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis (MO) 92.25 four stars
Junior Achievement - Rocky Mountain (CO) 89.73 three stars
Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas (TX) 88.46 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education
216 East 45th Street
Suite 1301
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 644-9880
EIN: 83-0436453

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Board Leadership

David Lynch
Founder and Chairman

CEO

Bob Roth
Executive Director

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