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International : Humanitarian Relief Supplies

The AIMS Project

World-class healthcare for everyone

two stars

72.89

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 72.89 two stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 63.00 one star
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

one star

63.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
98.7%
  Administrative Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.28
  Program Expenses Growth -32.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.4%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The AIMS Project (CA) 72.89 two stars
Operation USA (CA) 92.92 four stars
Giving Children Hope (CA) 90.71 four stars
Medical Bridges (TX) 98.23 four stars
International Children's Fund (WI) 89.32 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $373,757
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $157,447
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $531,204
   Program Service Revenue $64,081
Total Primary Revenue $595,285
   Other Revenue $13,779
TOTAL REVENUE $609,064
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $532,229
   Administrative Expenses $10,051
   Fundraising Expenses $1,260
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $543,540
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $65,524
   
Net Assets $1,707,175

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 $303,813 57.1%
Health Information System $171,374 32.2%
GreenFriends Farm $48,212 9.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-03 06/01/2017 72.89 two stars
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]
Ruling Date February, 1996
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, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013

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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The AIMS Project (CA) 72.89 two stars
Salvadoran American Humanitarian Foundation (FL) 94.69 four stars
Vitamin Angels (CA) 98.23 four stars
Operation Blessing International (VA) 87.56 three stars
MAP International (GA) 100.00 four 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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