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American Himalayan Foundation

Helping the people and ecology of the Himalaya

94.62

909 Montgomery Street Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94133
tel: (415) 288-7245   Web Site
EIN: 94-2951480

Board Leadership
Richard C. Blum
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Erica Stone
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.62
  Financial 92.40
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
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

92.40

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

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)
83.9%
  Administrative Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.43
  Program Expenses Growth 2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Himalayan Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Himalayan Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Himalayan Foundation (CA) 94.62
Water Mission (SC) 92.06
International Community Foundation (CA) 98.23
TechnoServe (DC) 90.91
One Acre Fund (IL) 94.28

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The American Himalayan Foundation (AHF) is dedicated to helping the people and ecology of the Himalaya. In these remote regions people often live without basic health care and education. Economic pressures have forced environmental degradation, and traditional ways of life are in danger of disappearing. The American Himalayan Foundation was founded 25 years ago to respond to some of these pressing problems. Our work includes building schools, planting trees, training doctors, funding hospitals, taking care of children and elderly, and restoring sacred sites throughout the Himalayas. AHF supports projects that are on a human scale and that directly benefit people. We deeply respect our partners in the Himalayas and our work responds to their priorities and concerns.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,417,354
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $678,873
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,096,227
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,096,227
   Other Revenue $-52,214
TOTAL REVENUE $5,044,013
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,582,977
   Administrative Expenses $217,242
   Fundraising Expenses $470,477
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,270,696
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $773,317
   
Net Assets $10,801,017

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
Educational Grants $998,619 27.9%
Medical Care Grants $460,768 12.9%
Grants for Cultural Preservation $289,323 8.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.62
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 87.08
2013-12 08/01/2015 89.72
2012-12 05/01/2014 88.77
2011-12 06/01/2013 92.07
2010-12 04/01/2012 85.57
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.06
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 73.77
2008-12 06/01/2010 83.47
2007-12 05/01/2009 90.65
2006-12 02/01/2008 95.99
2005-12 04/01/2007 95.80
2004-12 02/01/2006 85.46
2003-12 01/05/2005 87.91
2002-12 01/01/2004 88.09
2001-12 10/15/2002 95.67

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

EIN 94-2951480
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN HIMALAYAN FOUNDATION
NTEE Code Q12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (40) Scholarships (other)
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 April, 1981
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

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
$186,192 4.35% Erica Stone President

The American Himalayan Foundation (AHF) is dedicated to helping the people and ecology of the Himalaya. In these remote regions people often live without basic health care and education. Economic pressures have forced environmental degradation, and traditional ways of life are in danger of disappearing. The American Himalayan Foundation was founded 25 years ago to respond to some of these pressing problems. Our work includes building schools, planting trees, training doctors, funding hospitals, taking care of children and elderly, and restoring sacred sites throughout the Himalayas. AHF supports projects that are on a human scale and that directly benefit people. We deeply respect our partners in the Himalayas and our work responds to their priorities and concerns.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Himalayan Foundation (CA) 94.62
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Plant With Purpose (CA) 94.79
ACCION International (MA) 94.46
American India Foundation (NY) 87.66

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Charity Contact Info

American Himalayan Foundation
909 Montgomery Street
Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94133
tel: (415) 288-7245
fax: (415) 434-3130
EIN: 94-2951480

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Board Leadership

Richard C. Blum
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Erica Stone
President

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