International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking)

Himalayan Cataract Project

Eradicating preventable & curable blindness

four stars

98.23

P.O. Box 55 Waterbury, VT 05676
tel: (888) 287-8530   Web Site
EIN: 03-0362926

Board Leadership
Geoffrey Tabin
Co-Founder & Chair

CEO
Job C. Heintz
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Himalayan Cataract Project (HCP) works to eradicate preventable and curable blindness through high quality ophthalmic care, education and the establishment of a world-class eye care infrastructure. At the core of HCP's work is its goal to achieve high-quality, low-cost eye care that can be sustained in the developing world for the long-term. HCP trains local eye care teams with methodologies optimized for the developing world. All training and education hinges on maximizing the capacity of eye care staff at all levels. This allows for the expansion of efficient eye care delivery, an increased number of patients treated, and an increased number of trained eye care specialists who can then train future eye care providers.

The Himalayan Cataract Project (HCP) works to eradicate preventable and curable blindness through high quality ophthalmic care, education and the establishment of a world-class eye care infrastructure. At the core of HCP's work is its goal to achieve high-quality, low-cost eye care that can be sustained in the developing world for the long-term. HCP trains local eye care teams with methodologies optimized for the developing world. All training and education hinges on maximizing the capacity of eye care staff at all levels. This allows for the expansion of efficient eye care delivery, an increased number of patients treated, and an increased number of trained eye care specialists who can then train future eye care providers.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
86.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.38
  Program Expenses Growth 14.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Himalayan Cataract Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Himalayan Cataract Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,891,538
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $675,829
Total Contributions $10,567,367
   Program Service Revenue $86,427
Total Primary Revenue $10,653,794
   Other Revenue $1,355,712
TOTAL REVENUE $12,009,506
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,647,372
   Administrative Expenses $799,110
   Fundraising Expenses $532,017
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,978,499
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,031,007
   
Net Assets $11,407,145

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$232,017 2.32% Job C. Heintz Chief Executive Officer

Mission

The Himalayan Cataract Project (HCP) works to eradicate preventable and curable blindness through high quality ophthalmic care, education and the establishment of a world-class eye care infrastructure. At the core of HCP's work is its goal to achieve high-quality, low-cost eye care that can be sustained in the developing world for the long-term. HCP trains local eye care teams with methodologies optimized for the developing world. All training and education hinges on maximizing the capacity of eye care staff at all levels. This allows for the expansion of efficient eye care delivery, an increased number of patients treated, and an increased number of trained eye care specialists who can then train future eye care providers.

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Charity Contact Info

Himalayan Cataract Project
P.O. Box 55
Waterbury, VT 05676
tel: (888) 287-8530
fax: (802) 649-1041
EIN: 03-0362926

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Board Leadership

Geoffrey Tabin
Co-Founder & Chair

CEO

Job C. Heintz
Chief Executive Officer