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Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA

A people's movement

three stars

86.31

P.O. Box 821369 Houston, TX 77282
tel: (281) 668-5982   Web Site
EIN: 77-0554248

Board Leadership
Arun Gupta
Chair

CEO
Ranjani Saigal
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.31 three stars
  Financial 82.38 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ekal Vidyalaya is a Movement involved in integrated & holistic development of rural & tribal India. The main activity undertaken in this movement is to run one-teacher schools (known as Ekal Vidyalayas) all over India, in the remotest rural & tribal villages to take the education to every child. The overriding philosophy of Ekal Vidyalaya Movement is to take a holistic approach of social and economic development to Tribal & Rural India that is Bharat. With the participation of numerous trusts and non-profit organizations, this movement has become the largest grassroots level non-governmental education & development movement that operates in the remote villages of India. The Ekal movement aims to help eradicate illiteracy from rural and tribal India following the philosophy of rural development based on the criteria of equality & inclusiveness across all the sections of the society.

Ekal Vidyalaya is a Movement involved in integrated & holistic development of rural & tribal India. The main activity undertaken in this movement is to run one-teacher schools (known as Ekal Vidyalayas) all over India, in the remotest rural & tribal villages to take the education to every child. The overriding philosophy of Ekal Vidyalaya Movement is to take a holistic approach of social and economic development to Tribal & Rural India that is Bharat. With the participation of numerous trusts and non-profit organizations, this movement has become the largest grassroots level non-governmental education & development movement that operates in the remote villages of India. The Ekal movement aims to help eradicate illiteracy from rural and tribal India following the philosophy of rural development based on the criteria of equality & inclusiveness across all the sections of the society.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of children exceeding 80% school attendance
2,200,000
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

82.38

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

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)
84.6%
  Administrative Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.61
  Program Expenses Growth -3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA (TX) 86.31 three stars
Readworks (NY) 92.74 four stars
Make Way for Books (AZ) 94.70 four stars
Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County (FL) 91.88 four stars
Better Basics (AL) 90.95 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,282,923
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,282,923
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,282,923
   Other Revenue $526,885
TOTAL REVENUE $9,809,808
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,076,051
   Administrative Expenses $232,695
   Fundraising Expenses $1,165,294
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,474,040
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,335,768
   
Net Assets $4,836,742

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 07/01/2020 86.31 three stars
2018-12 05/01/2020 84.92 three stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 87.74 three stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 89.50 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 77-0554248
Name in IRS Master File EKAL VIDYALAYA FOUNDATION OF USA 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
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 December, 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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA (TX) 86.31 three stars
Page Ahead Children's Literacy Program (WA) 97.98 four stars
Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County (FL) 91.88 four stars
Readworks (NY) 92.74 four stars
Literary Arts (OR) 86.10 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA
P.O. Box 821369
Houston, TX 77282
tel: (281) 668-5982
EIN: 77-0554248

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Board Leadership

Arun Gupta
Chair

CEO

Ranjani Saigal
Executive Director

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