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International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking)

BlinkNow Foundation

Providing an education and a loving, caring home

four stars

93.25

35 Knox Hill Road Mendham, NJ 07960
tel: (973) 267-5533   Web Site
EIN: 26-0819262

Board Leadership
Robert Vogel
Board Chair

CEO
Maggie Doyne
Founder & CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.25 four stars
  Financial 94.80 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The BlinkNow Foundation's mission is to provide an education and a loving, caring home for orphaned, impoverished and at-risk children. We also provide community outreach to reduce poverty, empower women, improve health, and encourage sustainability and social justice. The Foundation fulfills its mission by providing financial support and management oversight to the Children's Home and Kopila Valley School in Surkhet, Nepal.

The BlinkNow Foundation's mission is to provide an education and a loving, caring home for orphaned, impoverished and at-risk children. We also provide community outreach to reduce poverty, empower women, improve health, and encourage sustainability and social justice. The Foundation fulfills its mission by providing financial support and management oversight to the Children's Home and Kopila Valley School in Surkhet, Nepal.

Financial

four stars

94.80

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
84.3%
  Administrative Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.06
  Program Expenses Growth 29.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by BlinkNow Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by BlinkNow Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,866,310
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,866,310
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,866,310
   Other Revenue $17,296
TOTAL REVENUE $1,883,606
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,221,276
   Administrative Expenses $210,615
   Fundraising Expenses $66,563
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,498,454
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $385,152
   
Net Assets $2,484,530

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
The Kopila Valley School in Surkhet, Nepal $792,343 64.9%
The Kopila Valley Children's Home $338,596 27.7%
The Kopila Valley Women's Empowerment Center $90,337 7.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 02/01/2018 93.25 four 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 26-0819262
Name in IRS Master File BLINKNOW FOUNDATION A NJ NONPROFITCORPORATION
NTEE Code P70
NTEE Classification Residential, Custodial Care
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 December, 2007
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$84,000 5.60% Margaret Doyne Founder & CEO

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Charity Contact Info

BlinkNow Foundation
35 Knox Hill Road
Mendham, NJ 07960
tel: (973) 267-5533
fax: (973) 267-2903
EIN: 26-0819262

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 453
Mendham, NJ 07945

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Board Leadership

Robert Vogel
Board Chair

CEO

Maggie Doyne
Founder & CEO

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