Health : Treatment and Prevention Services (Grantmaking)

Sankara Eye Foundation, USA

Help us eradicate curable blindness

four stars

100.00

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 100.00 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1998, the mission of the Sankara Eye Foundation, USA (SEF, USA) is to realize the goal of eradicating curable blindness in India. We initiate and drive community eye care activities in India by working with eye care organizations such as Sankara Eye Foundation, India which runs Sankara Eye Hospitals across India.. SEF USA has increased the number of specialty eye care hospitals from 1 in 1998 to 9 by 2017. The number of free eye surgeries is performed at an annual rate of 160,000 as of 2017. The goal is to perform 500,000 free eye surgeries per year. SEF has performed over 1.66 million free eye surgeries as of Nov 30, 2017.

Founded in 1998, the mission of the Sankara Eye Foundation, USA (SEF, USA) is to realize the goal of eradicating curable blindness in India. We initiate and drive community eye care activities in India by working with eye care organizations such as Sankara Eye Foundation, India which runs Sankara Eye Hospitals across India.. SEF USA has increased the number of specialty eye care hospitals from 1 in 1998 to 9 by 2017. The number of free eye surgeries is performed at an annual rate of 160,000 as of 2017. The goal is to perform 500,000 free eye surgeries per year. SEF has performed over 1.66 million free eye surgeries as of Nov 30, 2017.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
85.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.43
  Program Expenses Growth 12.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.3%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,320,570
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,320,570
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,320,570
   Other Revenue $135,497
TOTAL REVENUE $7,456,067
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,216,099
   Administrative Expenses $345,723
   Fundraising Expenses $597,779
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,159,601
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,296,466
   
Net Assets $8,239,536

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$72,302 1.40% K. Muralidharan Executive Chairman

Mission

Founded in 1998, the mission of the Sankara Eye Foundation, USA (SEF, USA) is to realize the goal of eradicating curable blindness in India. We initiate and drive community eye care activities in India by working with eye care organizations such as Sankara Eye Foundation, India which runs Sankara Eye Hospitals across India.. SEF USA has increased the number of specialty eye care hospitals from 1 in 1998 to 9 by 2017. The number of free eye surgeries is performed at an annual rate of 160,000 as of 2017. The goal is to perform 500,000 free eye surgeries per year. SEF has performed over 1.66 million free eye surgeries as of Nov 30, 2017.

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Sankara Eye Foundation, USA (CA) 100.00 four stars
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American Committee for Shaare Zedek Medical Center In Jerusalem (NY) 91.02 four stars
Children's Hospital Guild Association (WA) 86.84 three stars
ALSAC - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (TN) 91.31 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