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East-West Center Foundation

Broadening financial support for the East-West Center

three stars

86.36

1601 East-West Road Honolulu, HI 96848
tel: (808) 944-7105   Web Site
EIN: 99-0218752

Board Leadership
James K. Scott
Chair

CEO
Richard R. Vuylsteke
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.36 three stars
  Financial 84.17 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The East-West Center Foundation was established in 1982 to increase private support for the East-West Center. The East-West Center promotes better relations and understanding among the people and nations of the United States, Asia, and the Pacific through cooperative study, research and dialogue. Established by the US Congress in 1960, the Center serves as a resource for information and analysis on critical issues of common concern, bringing people together to exchange views, build expertise, and develop policy options.

The East-West Center Foundation was established in 1982 to increase private support for the East-West Center. The East-West Center promotes better relations and understanding among the people and nations of the United States, Asia, and the Pacific through cooperative study, research and dialogue. Established by the US Congress in 1960, the Center serves as a resource for information and analysis on critical issues of common concern, bringing people together to exchange views, build expertise, and develop policy options.

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Financial

three stars

84.17

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
64.6%
  Administrative Expenses 27.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.88
  Program Expenses Growth 10.8%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by East-West Center Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by East-West Center Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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East-West Center Foundation (HI) 86.36 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $545,092
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $545,092
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $545,092
   Other Revenue $304,083
TOTAL REVENUE $849,175
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $528,201
   Administrative Expenses $267,545
   Fundraising Expenses $123,343
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $919,089
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-69,914
   
Net Assets $14,553,155

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 Distribution $528,201 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 03/01/2020 86.36 three stars
2017-09 12/21/2018 83.27 three stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 84.76 three stars
2015-09 03/01/2017 83.01 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 79.96 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 83.78 three stars
2013-09 06/01/2015 86.45 three stars
2012-09 12/01/2013 84.92 three stars
2011-09 12/20/2012 78.02 two stars
2010-09 03/01/2012 79.81 two stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 71.78 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 07/01/2011 60.18 one star
2008-09 12/15/2009 83.95 three stars
2007-09 11/01/2008 86.01 three stars
2006-09 10/01/2007 86.81 three stars
2005-09 09/01/2006 84.66 three stars
2004-09 07/01/2005 83.91 three stars
2003-09 11/01/2004 74.75 two stars
2002-09 01/01/2004 85.26 three 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 99-0218752
Name in IRS Master File EAST-WEST CENTER FOUNDATION
NTEE Code Q11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Richard R. Vuylsteke President $355,536

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
East-West Center Foundation (HI) 86.36 three stars
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Inter-American Dialogue (DC) 88.85 three stars
Eisenhower Fellowships (PA) 94.72 four stars
Yale-China Association (CT) 92.11 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

East-West Center Foundation
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96848
tel: (808) 944-7105
fax: (808) 944-7106
EIN: 99-0218752

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Board Leadership

James K. Scott
Chair

CEO

Richard R. Vuylsteke
President

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