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International : Development and Relief Services

Pearl S. Buck International

Bridging Cultures / Changing Lives

three stars

85.21

520 Dublin Road Perkasie, PA 18944
tel: (215) 249-0100   Web Site
EIN: 23-1637212

Board Leadership
Frederick Schea
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Janet Mintzer
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.21 three stars
  Financial 79.31 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1964, Pearl S. Buck International (PSBI) has three distinct functions that operate as one with the common mission of providing opportunities to explore and appreciate other cultures, build better lives for children around the globe and promote the of continuing the legacy and dreams of Pearl S. Buck. Our programs include the Pearl S. Buck House & Historic Site, which preserves and interprets Pearl S. Bucks' National Historic Landmark Home; Cultural Programs which offers opportunities for international exchange, cultural awareness and diversity appreciation to equip people with the skills necessary to thrive in the 21st Century; and International Programs, which develops and delivers resources and standards of excellence to affiliates and partner agencies throughout the world.

Established in 1964, Pearl S. Buck International (PSBI) has three distinct functions that operate as one with the common mission of providing opportunities to explore and appreciate other cultures, build better lives for children around the globe and promote the of continuing the legacy and dreams of Pearl S. Buck. Our programs include the Pearl S. Buck House & Historic Site, which preserves and interprets Pearl S. Bucks' National Historic Landmark Home; Cultural Programs which offers opportunities for international exchange, cultural awareness and diversity appreciation to equip people with the skills necessary to thrive in the 21st Century; and International Programs, which develops and delivers resources and standards of excellence to affiliates and partner agencies throughout the world.

Financial

two stars

79.31

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.46
  Program Expenses Growth -4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pearl S. Buck International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pearl S. Buck International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Pearl S. Buck International (PA) 85.21 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,362,466
   Federated Campaigns $27,444
   Membership Dues $30,862
   Fundraising Events $56,410
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,477,182
   Program Service Revenue $108,095
Total Primary Revenue $2,585,277
   Other Revenue $121,703
TOTAL REVENUE $2,706,980
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,794,584
   Administrative Expenses $103,654
   Fundraising Expenses $196,933
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,095,171
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $611,809
   
Net Assets $3,181,848

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
International Programs $790,277 44.0%
Pearl S. Buck House $787,962 43.9%
Cultural Programs $216,345 12.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 03/01/2018 85.21 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 85.39 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 85.57 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 77.25 two stars
2015-06 02/01/2016 77.08 two stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 82.83 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2014 83.12 three stars
2012-06 03/01/2013 87.30 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 81.50 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 81.40 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 12/22/2010 73.88 two stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 73.84 two stars
2008-06 03/01/2009 81.86 three stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 82.99 three stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 77.35 two stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 71.33 two stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 74.71 two stars
2003-06 01/05/2005 71.15 two 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 23-1637212
Name in IRS Master File PEARL S BUCK INTERNATIONAL INC
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 August, 1964
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$150,334 7.17% Janet L. Mintzer President, CEO

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Charity Contact Info

Pearl S. Buck International
520 Dublin Road
Perkasie, PA 18944
tel: (215) 249-0100
fax: (215) 249-9657
EIN: 23-1637212

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Board Leadership

Frederick Schea
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Janet Mintzer
President & CEO

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