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International : Humanitarian Relief Supplies

The Aims Project

World-class healthcare for everyone

three stars

85.43

P.O. Box 2640 San Ramon, CA 94583
tel: (510) 583-9795   Web Site
EIN: 94-3231546

Board Leadership
Ronald Gottsegen
Chairman

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.43 three stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 08/01/2016 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)
98.2%
  Administrative Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.27
  Program Expenses Growth -47.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Aims Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Aims Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Aims Project (CA) 85.43 three stars
American Foundation For Children With AIDS (PA) 93.21 four stars
Central American Medical Outreach (OH) 85.43 three stars
Medical Bridges (TX) 98.23 four stars
MAP International (GA) 100.00 four stars

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The AIMS Project, also known as Healthcare Charities, Inc., was established in 1995 for the purpose of supporting international health and community services. The Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, AIMS, is the recipient of such support. AIMS is one of Southeast Asia's premier hospitals. Shipments include everything from bandages, beds and gurneys to ambulances, linear accelerators, MRIs, PET CT, gamma cameras, and cath labs. To date, volunteers have packed over 146 ocean containers and 116 air freight shipments of new and donated medical equipment and supplies. Many of the volunteers have been with the project since its inception in 1996, as a way of supporting Amma's charities and serving those in need.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $335,102
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $106,132
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $441,234
   Program Service Revenue $19,100
Total Primary Revenue $460,334
   Other Revenue $2,045
TOTAL REVENUE $462,379
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $358,747
   Administrative Expenses $7,937
   Fundraising Expenses $1,503
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $368,187
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $94,192
   
Net Assets $1,556,183

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
Grant of Medical Equipment and Supplies $213,482 59.5%
Health Information System $110,154 30.7%
GreenFriends Farm $26,586 7.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-03 08/01/2016 85.43 three stars
2014-03 06/01/2016 86.79 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 09/01/2015 85.41 three stars
2013-03 12/01/2014 78.73 two stars
2012-03 07/01/2013 71.00 two stars
2011-03 06/01/2012 71.42 two stars
2010-03 10/01/2011 71.87 two stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 74.48 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 05/01/2011 79.13 two stars
2009-03 04/01/2010 92.48 four stars
2008-03 12/01/2008 78.95 two stars
2007-03 09/01/2008 79.17 two stars
2006-03 06/01/2007 91.86 four stars
2005-03 02/01/2007 80.72 three stars
2004-03 08/01/2005 78.91 two stars
2003-03 01/01/2004 72.17 two stars
2002-03 04/15/2003 74.64 two stars
2001-03 10/15/2002 72.16 two 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 94-3231546
Name in IRS Master File HEALTHCARE CHARITIES INC
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2015
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
  • March, 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
Not compensated -- Ronald B. Gottsegen President, CEO

The AIMS Project, also known as Healthcare Charities, Inc., was established in 1995 for the purpose of supporting international health and community services. The Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, AIMS, is the recipient of such support. AIMS is one of Southeast Asia's premier hospitals. Shipments include everything from bandages, beds and gurneys to ambulances, linear accelerators, MRIs, PET CT, gamma cameras, and cath labs. To date, volunteers have packed over 146 ocean containers and 116 air freight shipments of new and donated medical equipment and supplies. Many of the volunteers have been with the project since its inception in 1996, as a way of supporting Amma's charities and serving those in need.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Aims Project (CA) 85.43 three stars
Medical Teams International (OR) 96.70 four stars
International Relief Teams (CA) 96.46 four stars
Matthew 25: Ministries (OH) 97.17 four stars
Central American Medical Outreach (OH) 85.43 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Aims Project
P.O. Box 2640
San Ramon, CA 94583
tel: (510) 583-9795
fax: (510) 733-6579
EIN: 94-3231546

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Board Leadership

Ronald Gottsegen
Chairman

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