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Pearl S. Buck International

Bridging Cultures / Changing Lives

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four stars

96.29

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 96.29 four stars
  Financial 94.76 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Pearl S. Buck International provides opportunities to explore and appreciate other cultures, builds better lives for children around the globe, and promotes the legacy of our founder by preserving and interpreting her National Historic Landmark home.

Our programs include daily tours to the Pearl S. Buck House, a National Historic Landmark; Intercultural education, consulting, and public programming to develop cultural awareness and diversity appreciation; and international programs to serve children who would otherwise be denied basic nutrition, health care, and education.

Pearl S. Buck International provides opportunities to explore and appreciate other cultures, builds better lives for children around the globe, and promotes the legacy of our founder by preserving and interpreting her National Historic Landmark home.

Our programs include daily tours to the Pearl S. Buck House, a National Historic Landmark; Intercultural education, consulting, and public programming to develop cultural awareness and diversity appreciation; and international programs to serve children who would otherwise be denied basic nutrition, health care, and education.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Total dollars received in contributions
2,101,710
Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization
11,114
Total visitation to the National Histioric Landmark site
104,490
Percentage of children who progressed to the next grade level
99
Number of children and families served through International Programs
115,110
This impact information is current as of July 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

94.76

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
86.0%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.48
  Program Expenses Growth 6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.4%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pearl S. Buck International (PA) 96.29 four stars
All God's Children International (WA) 89.39 three stars
International Children's Care (WA) 90.60 four stars
One Child Matters (CO) 85.81 three stars
Give to Colombia (FL) 93.98 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,001,352
   Federated Campaigns $27,172
   Membership Dues $24,190
   Fundraising Events $49,198
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,101,912
   Program Service Revenue $203,270
Total Primary Revenue $2,305,182
   Other Revenue $94,133
TOTAL REVENUE $2,399,315
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,072,457
   Administrative Expenses $104,248
   Fundraising Expenses $177,950
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,354,655
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $44,660
   
Net Assets $3,231,380

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
Pearl S. Buck House $890,706 43.0%
International Programs $787,476 38.0%
Cultural Programs $394,275 19.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 03/01/2019 96.29 four stars
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$163,884 6.96% Janet L. Mintzer President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pearl S. Buck International (PA) 96.29 four stars
Give to Colombia (FL) 93.98 four stars
Safe Passage (ME) 85.71 three stars
World Orphans (CO) 93.91 four stars
Child Aid (OR) 91.16 four stars

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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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