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International : Development and Relief Services

ORBIS International

Saving sight worldwide

94.47

520 Eighth Avenue 11th Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (800) 672-4787   Web Site
EIN: 23-7297651

Board Leadership
Kevin G. McAllister
Chairman

CEO
Bob Ranck
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.47
  Financial 95.00
  Accountability & Transparency 94.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

94.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
92.9%
  Administrative Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth 24.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ORBIS International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ORBIS International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ORBIS International (NY) 94.47
Pathfinder International (MA) 89.82
Heifer International (AR) 85.15
ADRA International (MD) 87.97
PATH (WA) 92.17

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ORBIS is a global development organization whose mission is to eliminate avoidable blindness in developing countries. We do this by strengthening the capacity of our local eye health partners to prevent and treat avoidable blindness. Through capacity building, our partners gain self-sufficiency in providing quality eye care, and residents enjoy quality treatment that is affordable, accessible and sustainable. As part of ORBIS's broad-based capacity building program, our organization works with carefully selected local partners on projects typically lasting at least three years. ORBIS has approximately 100 active partners. These include hospitals, health centers, universities and training centers, local non-governmental organizations (NGOs), eye banks and government health departments.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $148,737,678
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $125,376
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $148,863,054
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $148,863,054
   Other Revenue $2,681,478
TOTAL REVENUE $151,544,532
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $140,505,193
   Administrative Expenses $2,577,812
   Fundraising Expenses $7,777,166
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $150,860,171
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $684,361
   
Net Assets $53,468,454

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
ORBIS International has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.47
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 94.15
2013-12 07/01/2015 94.16
2012-12 02/01/2014 95.38
2011-12 12/20/2012 96.75
2010-12 11/01/2011 96.54
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.09
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 86.25
2008-12 02/01/2010 93.83
2007-12 10/01/2008 88.39
2006-02 12/01/2006 88.05
2005-02 12/01/2005 84.48
2004-02 11/01/2004 87.14
2003-02 10/01/2003 72.80
2002-02 10/15/2002 74.64
2000-02 04/15/2002 64.27

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 23-7297651
Name in IRS Master File PROJECT ORBIS INTERNATIONAL 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 (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(162) Other medical research
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 May, 1973
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$278,133 0.18% Jenny Hourihan President, CEO

ORBIS is a global development organization whose mission is to eliminate avoidable blindness in developing countries. We do this by strengthening the capacity of our local eye health partners to prevent and treat avoidable blindness. Through capacity building, our partners gain self-sufficiency in providing quality eye care, and residents enjoy quality treatment that is affordable, accessible and sustainable. As part of ORBIS's broad-based capacity building program, our organization works with carefully selected local partners on projects typically lasting at least three years. ORBIS has approximately 100 active partners. These include hospitals, health centers, universities and training centers, local non-governmental organizations (NGOs), eye banks and government health departments.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ORBIS International (NY) 94.47
Episcopal Relief & Development (NY) 87.39
CARE (GA) 85.57
Helping Hand for Relief and Development (MI) 98.23
ADRA International (MD) 87.97

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Charity Contact Info

ORBIS International
520 Eighth Avenue
11th Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (800) 672-4787
fax: (646) 674-5599
EIN: 23-7297651

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Board Leadership

Kevin G. McAllister
Chairman

CEO

Bob Ranck
President and CEO

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