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International : Development and Relief Services

The PRASAD Project

Philanthropic relief, altruistic service and development

three stars

87.25

PO Box 576 100 Sullivan Ave
Ferndale , NY 12734
tel: (845) 434-0376   Web Site
EIN: 14-1751086

Board Leadership
Harriette Cole
Chair

CEO
M. Cecilia Escarra
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.25 three stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1992 The PRASAD Project is an international organization committed to improving the quality of life of economically disadvantaged people around the world. PRASAD's intention is to help people become self-reliant and live a life of dignity. PRASAD's humanitarian work is based on the core values of the Siddha Yoga mission - selfless service, enduring commitment, and respect for all people, regardless of their race or belief. PRASAD assists communities around the world through a wide range of programs in health, education, sustainable development and disaster relief. Every year, more than 75,000 people around the world directly benefit from PRASAD's humanitarian work. PRASAD programs include general health care, eye care, dental care, community health, sustainable development and disaster relief.

Founded in 1992 The PRASAD Project is an international organization committed to improving the quality of life of economically disadvantaged people around the world. PRASAD's intention is to help people become self-reliant and live a life of dignity. PRASAD's humanitarian work is based on the core values of the Siddha Yoga mission - selfless service, enduring commitment, and respect for all people, regardless of their race or belief. PRASAD assists communities around the world through a wide range of programs in health, education, sustainable development and disaster relief. Every year, more than 75,000 people around the world directly benefit from PRASAD's humanitarian work. PRASAD programs include general health care, eye care, dental care, community health, sustainable development and disaster relief.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
86.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.74
  Program Expenses Growth -2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The PRASAD Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The PRASAD Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The PRASAD Project (NY) 87.25 three stars
Feed My Starving Children (MN) 91.84 four stars
The Haitian Project (RI) 86.10 three stars
American Friends of Leket Israel (NJ) 88.19 three stars
Partners In Health (MA) 90.94 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $461,683
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $64,701
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $526,384
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $526,384
   Other Revenue $10,321
TOTAL REVENUE $536,705
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $456,750
   Administrative Expenses $50,513
   Fundraising Expenses $17,736
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $524,999
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $11,706
   
Net Assets $2,066,642

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
Prasad Chikitsa $159,775 35.0%
Dental Health Program $141,664 31.0%
Constituent Education $73,749 16.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 87.25 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 95.55 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.25 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 05/01/2015 83.21 three stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 81.30 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 78.23 two stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 82.94 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 78.95 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 74.50 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 69.45 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 79.46 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 78.46 two stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 78.73 two stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 78.48 two stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 80.99 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 75.32 two stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 60.28 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 14-1751086
Name in IRS Master File THE PRASAD PROJECT INC
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (402) Other activity aimed t combating community deterioration
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, 1992
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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
$67,724 12.89% Maria Escarra Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The PRASAD Project (NY) 87.25 three stars
International Disaster Emergency Service (IN) 97.76 four stars
Miracle Foundation (TX) 92.51 four stars
Danita's Children (TN) 90.35 four stars
Rafiki Foundation (FL) 92.30 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The PRASAD Project
PO Box 576
100 Sullivan Ave
Ferndale , NY 12734
tel: (845) 434-0376
fax: (845) 434-0377
EIN: 14-1751086

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Board Leadership

Harriette Cole
Chair

CEO

M. Cecilia Escarra
Executive Director

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