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Sankara Eye Foundation, USA

Help us eradicate curable blindness

four stars

92.92

1900 McCarthy Boulevard Suite 302
Milpitas, CA 95035
tel: (866) 726-5272   Web Site
EIN: 77-6141976

Board Leadership
Murali Krishnamurthy
Executive Chairman

CEO
Murali Krishnamurthy
Executive Chairman

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
85.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.15
  Program Expenses Growth -4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sankara Eye Foundation, USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sankara Eye Foundation, USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sankara Eye Foundation, USA (CA) 92.92 four stars
American Committee for Shaare Zedek Medical Center In Jerusalem (NY) 96.57 four stars
CAMC Foundation (WV) 88.73 three stars
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (UT) 91.16 four stars
John Muir Health Foundation (CA) 94.74 four stars

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Founded in 1998, the mission of the Sankara Eye Foundation, USA (SEF, USA) is to realize the goal of 20/20 vision for the people of India by the year 2020. We initiate and drive community eye care activities in India by working with eye care organizations such as Sankara Eye Society, which runs the Sankara Eye Hospital in Coimbatore. SEF, USA has played a significant role in increasing the number of free surgeries eight fold to its current projected annual rate of about 70,000.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,488,693
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,488,693
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,488,693
   Other Revenue $3,469
TOTAL REVENUE $5,492,162
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,962,750
   Administrative Expenses $368,665
   Fundraising Expenses $398,914
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,730,329
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,761,833
   
Net Assets $6,348,480

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
Financial Support $2,962,750 100.0%

Ratings History
Sankara Eye Foundation, USA has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 07/01/2017 92.92 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.66 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 94.92 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 96.15 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 97.12 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 93.00 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 83.05 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 72.29 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 85.03 three stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 93.75 four stars
2007-12 03/01/2009 96.10 four stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 86.30 three stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 88.08 three stars
2004-12 11/01/2005 93.68 four 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 77-6141976
Name in IRS Master File SANKARA EYE FOUNDATION USA
NTEE Code E35
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(910) Domestic organization with activities outside U.S.
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 May, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,880 2.97% K. Muralidharan Executive Chairman

Founded in 1998, the mission of the Sankara Eye Foundation, USA (SEF, USA) is to realize the goal of 20/20 vision for the people of India by the year 2020. We initiate and drive community eye care activities in India by working with eye care organizations such as Sankara Eye Society, which runs the Sankara Eye Hospital in Coimbatore. SEF, USA has played a significant role in increasing the number of free surgeries eight fold to its current projected annual rate of about 70,000.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sankara Eye Foundation, USA (CA) 92.92 four stars
Children's Hospital Guild Association (WA) 86.58 three stars
Deborah Hospital Foundation (NJ) 92.23 four stars
Riley Children's Foundation (IN) 90.48 four stars
American Friends of ALYN Hospital (NY) 91.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Sankara Eye Foundation, USA
1900 McCarthy Boulevard
Suite 302
Milpitas, CA 95035
tel: (866) 726-5272
fax: (408) 456-0790
EIN: 77-6141976

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Board Leadership

Murali Krishnamurthy
Executive Chairman

CEO

Murali Krishnamurthy
Executive Chairman

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