International : Development and Relief Services

Seva Foundation

Transforming lives by restoring sight.

90.86

1786 Fifth Street Berkeley, CA 94710
tel: (877) 764-7382   Web Site
EIN: 38-2231279

Board Leadership
Vaughan Acton & John Plowright
Co-Chairs

CEO
Kate Moynihan
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.86
  Financial 87.43
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Seva Foundation was formed in 1978 with a mission to alleviate suffering caused by disease and poverty. Our approach is to build partnerships that respond to locally defined problems with culturally sustainable solutions. Seva currently works to prevent blindness and restore sight in 22 countries in developing nations including Native American projects in the U.S. Our focus is to help people transform their lives by restoring their sight.

Seva Foundation was formed in 1978 with a mission to alleviate suffering caused by disease and poverty. Our approach is to build partnerships that respond to locally defined problems with culturally sustainable solutions. Seva currently works to prevent blindness and restore sight in 22 countries in developing nations including Native American projects in the U.S. Our focus is to help people transform their lives by restoring their sight.

Financial

87.43

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
75.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.27
  Program Expenses Growth 4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Seva Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Seva Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,408,100
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $76,479
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,484,579
   Program Service Revenue $277,035
Total Primary Revenue $6,761,614
   Other Revenue $619,369
TOTAL REVENUE $7,380,983
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,990,586
   Administrative Expenses $1,281,584
   Fundraising Expenses $1,091,878
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,364,048
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,983,065
   
Net Assets $36,732,384

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$207,950 2.22% Kathleen Moynihan Executive Director

Mission

Seva Foundation was formed in 1978 with a mission to alleviate suffering caused by disease and poverty. Our approach is to build partnerships that respond to locally defined problems with culturally sustainable solutions. Seva currently works to prevent blindness and restore sight in 22 countries in developing nations including Native American projects in the U.S. Our focus is to help people transform their lives by restoring their sight.

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Charity Contact Info

Seva Foundation
1786 Fifth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
tel: (877) 764-7382
fax: (510) 845-7410
EIN: 38-2231279

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Board Leadership

Vaughan Acton & John Plowright
Co-Chairs

CEO

Kate Moynihan
Executive Director