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Vellore Christian Medical College Foundation

Supporting global health education and research partnerships between the US and India.

four stars

90.62

475 Riverside Drive Suite 725
New York, NY 10115
tel: (212) 870-2640   Web Site
EIN: 13-2735359

Board Leadership
Honorine Ward
Chair

CEO
John Riehl
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.62 four stars
  Financial 89.43 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Based in New York City, the Vellore Christian Medical College Foundation (Foundation) is the independent non-profit partner of India's top private hospital and medical school, the Christian Medical College (CMC) in Vellore, Tamil Nadu. CMC serves people of all faiths and income levels; it is dedicated to providing quality medical education and health care in a faith-based environment, with a particular ministry to the poor, the disadvantaged and the disenfranchised. Every day CMC serves over 7,000 outpatients -- over 2 million people per year.

The Foundation's financial support is focused on CMC's leadership in global health education and research. Fellowships, partnerships with leading US healthcare institutions, capital projects and e-learning are priority areas for the Foundation's Board. We also provide a US base for funding from USAID.

Based in New York City, the Vellore Christian Medical College Foundation (Foundation) is the independent non-profit partner of India's top private hospital and medical school, the Christian Medical College (CMC) in Vellore, Tamil Nadu. CMC serves people of all faiths and income levels; it is dedicated to providing quality medical education and health care in a faith-based environment, with a particular ministry to the poor, the disadvantaged and the disenfranchised. Every day CMC serves over 7,000 outpatients -- over 2 million people per year.

The Foundation's financial support is focused on CMC's leadership in global health education and research. Fellowships, partnerships with leading US healthcare institutions, capital projects and e-learning are priority areas for the Foundation's Board. We also provide a US base for funding from USAID.

Financial

three stars

89.43

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
79.5%
  Administrative Expenses 16.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.78
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Vellore Christian Medical College Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Vellore Christian Medical College Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Vellore Christian Medical College Foundation (NY) 90.62 four stars
Schoolseed Foundation (TN) 88.14 three stars
Uncommon Schools (NY) 88.40 three stars
USMMA Alumni Association and Foundation (NY) 92.52 four stars
The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools (OK) 91.16 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $696,142
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,995
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $700,137
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $700,137
   Other Revenue $129,777
TOTAL REVENUE $829,914
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $726,469
   Administrative Expenses $222,339
   Fundraising Expenses $69,209
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,018,017
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-188,103
   
Net Assets $6,993,392

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
Funding $726,469 100.0%

Ratings History
Vellore Christian Medical College Foundation has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 90.62 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 96.00 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 95.51 four stars
2014-12 02/01/2017 80.79 three stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 80.58 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 88.12 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 04/01/2015 81.63 three stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 80.87 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 83.05 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 86.48 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 77.10 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 02/01/2011 64.88 one star
2008-06 09/01/2009 71.84 two stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 94.40 four stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 84.23 three stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 80.51 three stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 81.80 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 13-2735359
Name in IRS Master File THE VELLORE CHRISTIAN MEDICAL COLLEGE FOUNDATION INC
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
(603) Non-financial services of facilities to other organizations
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 July, 1946
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$229,072 22.50% Katherine D. Guenther Former President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Vellore Christian Medical College Foundation (NY) 90.62 four stars
Schoolseed Foundation (TN) 88.14 three stars
USMMA Alumni Association and Foundation (NY) 92.52 four stars
Speedway Children's Charities (NC) 86.80 three stars
Highland Park Education Foundation (TX) 92.98 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Vellore Christian Medical College Foundation
475 Riverside Drive
Suite 725
New York, NY 10115
tel: (212) 870-2640
fax: (212) 870-2173
EIN: 13-2735359

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Board Leadership

Honorine Ward
Chair

CEO

John Riehl
Executive Director

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