International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking)

The Tibet Fund

Helping Tibetans improve their lives

four stars

96.66

241 East 32nd Street New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 213-5011   Web Site
EIN: 13-3115145

Board Leadership
Michael Lemle
Chairman

CEO
Lobsang Nyandak
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.66 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Tibet Fund's mission is to preserve the distinct cultural identity of the Tibetan people. Since 1981, under the patronage of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, The Tibet Fund has been the primary funding organization for health care, education, refugee rehabilitation, religious and cultural preservation, elder care, and community and economic development programs serving hundreds of thousands of Tibetan refugees living in India, Nepal and Bhutan. Our aim is to promote self-reliance and help sustain the cohesiveness of the exile community. In Tibet, our support is directed to education, emergency relief, healthcare, and social enterprise programs that aid impoverished and marginalized Tibetans. The Tibet Fund also administers sponsorship programs for individual support of Tibetan children, monks, nuns, and elders.

The Tibet Fund's mission is to preserve the distinct cultural identity of the Tibetan people. Since 1981, under the patronage of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, The Tibet Fund has been the primary funding organization for health care, education, refugee rehabilitation, religious and cultural preservation, elder care, and community and economic development programs serving hundreds of thousands of Tibetan refugees living in India, Nepal and Bhutan. Our aim is to promote self-reliance and help sustain the cohesiveness of the exile community. In Tibet, our support is directed to education, emergency relief, healthcare, and social enterprise programs that aid impoverished and marginalized Tibetans. The Tibet Fund also administers sponsorship programs for individual support of Tibetan children, monks, nuns, and elders.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Total number of fields trips
3
This impact information is current as of October 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
91.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.02
  Program Expenses Growth 21.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Tibet Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Tibet Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,280,984
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $331,238
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $8,876,422
Total Contributions $10,488,644
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $10,488,644
   Other Revenue $694,843
TOTAL REVENUE $11,183,487
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,972,648
   Administrative Expenses $782,987
   Fundraising Expenses $120,871
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,876,506
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $306,981
   
Net Assets $8,183,781

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$96,290 0.88% Rinchen Dharlo President
Other Salaries of Note
$117,767 1.08% Robert Ankerson Vice President
$109,725 1.00% Lobsang Nyandak Executive Director

Mission

The Tibet Fund's mission is to preserve the distinct cultural identity of the Tibetan people. Since 1981, under the patronage of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, The Tibet Fund has been the primary funding organization for health care, education, refugee rehabilitation, religious and cultural preservation, elder care, and community and economic development programs serving hundreds of thousands of Tibetan refugees living in India, Nepal and Bhutan. Our aim is to promote self-reliance and help sustain the cohesiveness of the exile community. In Tibet, our support is directed to education, emergency relief, healthcare, and social enterprise programs that aid impoverished and marginalized Tibetans. The Tibet Fund also administers sponsorship programs for individual support of Tibetan children, monks, nuns, and elders.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Tibet Fund (NY) 96.66 four stars
Children Incorporated (VA) 92.19 four stars
Save the Children (CT) 85.57 three stars
Nepal Youth Foundation (CA) 89.82 three stars
Cambodian Children's Fund (CA) 91.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Tibet Fund
241 East 32nd Street
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 213-5011
fax: (212) 213-1219
EIN: 13-3115145

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Board Leadership

Michael Lemle
Chairman

CEO

Lobsang Nyandak
President