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International : Development and Relief Services

Behring Global Educational Foundation

Uniting the world to help those in need.

two stars

73.60

3820 Blackhawk Road Danville, CA 94506
tel: (877) 378-3839   Web Site
EIN: 94-3353881

CEO
Kenneth E. Behring
Founder, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.60 two stars
  Financial 95.07 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 63.00 one star
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2000, The Global Health and Education Foundation (GHEF) was created in order to address problems of disability, lack of safe water and basic sanitation, and the absence of inadequate disease prevention comprehensively and systematically, utilizing the most powerful and proven tools available. GHEF aims to be a world-class leading organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of individuals globally by providing comprehensive, needs-based solutions enabled by innovative and proven business models and technologies. The Global Health and Education Foundation was built upon the tremendous success of the Wheelchair Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Kenneth E. Behring in 2000, now a sub-division of GHEF.

Founded in 2000, The Global Health and Education Foundation (GHEF) was created in order to address problems of disability, lack of safe water and basic sanitation, and the absence of inadequate disease prevention comprehensively and systematically, utilizing the most powerful and proven tools available. GHEF aims to be a world-class leading organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of individuals globally by providing comprehensive, needs-based solutions enabled by innovative and proven business models and technologies. The Global Health and Education Foundation was built upon the tremendous success of the Wheelchair Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Kenneth E. Behring in 2000, now a sub-division of GHEF.

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Financial

four stars

95.07

Accountability & Transparency

one star

63.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
77.8%
  Administrative Expenses 18.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.54
  Program Expenses Growth 8.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Behring Global Educational Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Behring Global Educational Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Behring Global Educational Foundation (CA) 73.60 two stars
Armenian General Benevolent Union (NY) 91.04 four stars
Children's HeartLink (MN) 87.39 three stars
Mustard Seed Communities (MA) 98.23 four stars
World Pediatric Project (VA) 91.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,363,656
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $57,774
   Fundraising Events $321,334
   Related Organizations $1,502,448
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $17,245,212
   Program Service Revenue $959,169
Total Primary Revenue $18,204,381
   Other Revenue $6,332,876
TOTAL REVENUE $24,537,257
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,361,270
   Administrative Expenses $2,384,238
   Fundraising Expenses $306,660
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,052,168
   
Payments to Affiliates $60,000
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $12,485,089
   
Net Assets $166,334,973

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
World Animal Exhibitions $4,120,038 44.0%
Smithsonian Affiliate $1,959,506 20.9%
Educational Support $1,663,498 17.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 73.60 two stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 73.65 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 73.73 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 73.36 two stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 72.58 two stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 74.32 two stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 66.57 one star
2010-12 03/01/2012 69.78 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 65.96 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 69.22 one star
2008-12 06/01/2010 77.66 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 81.15 three stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 92.66 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 87.49 three stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 87.44 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 94-3353881
Name in IRS Master File BEHRING GLOBAL EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
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
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 June, 2000
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Kenneth E. Behring President $23,250
Other Salaries of Note
$264,406 2.19% Charoltte Butterfield Director --
$236,056 1.95% Elliot D. Stein Assistant Secretary/ Treasurer $39,001
$204,294 1.69% Timothy McCrane Blackhawk Museum Director --
$196,878 1.63% David E. Behring Director, Secretary --

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Behring Global Educational Foundation (CA) 73.60 two stars
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Charity Contact Info

Behring Global Educational Foundation
3820 Blackhawk Road
Danville, CA 94506
tel: (877) 378-3839
fax: (925) 648-0163
EIN: 94-3353881

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CEO

Kenneth E. Behring
Founder, CEO

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