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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
The DAR Project

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
10/2015
Name:
The DAR Project, Inc.
Address:
3 Old Mamaroneck Road, 5E
White Plains, NY 10605
Phone:
315-383-2977
Year, State Incorporated:
2011, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" The DAR Project, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, offers educational resources to orphans in Tanzania, focusing primarily on funding college tuition for students committed to higher education and serving their community. 100% of donations go directly to educational programs in Tanzania. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
The DAR Project, Inc. meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
The DAR Project provides college scholarships to Tanzanian orphans. In order to qualify for a scholarship, an individual must be a high school student in Tanzania, have been accepted into a University in Dar Es Salaam, demonstrated merit and need deserving of the DAR Project Scholarship, and received the recommendation of their school principal and one teacher.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Ms. Colette Smith, Founder and President
Compensation*:
$
Chair of the Board:
Ms. Brooke Hebert
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Co-Founder and Chairman / The DAR Project
Board Size:
5
Paid Staff Size:
0



*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.




Fund Raising
 

              
Method(s) Used:


Invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals, internet
Fund raising costs were 0% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $5,947, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)




Tax Status
 

              
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.




Financial
 

              
The following information has been taken from The DAR Project's unaudited financial statements for the fiscal year ended August 13, 2013.

Source of Funds  

Online donations

$3,817

DAR NYC Benefit at Dinosaur BBQ, net

1,118

DAR Syracuse Benefit at Kokomo's Bar and Grille, net

1,012

Total Income

$5,947

Program Expenses  

Scholarships

$3,125
Total Program Expenses:
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

3,125


$3,125

$2,822




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 100%    Administrative % 
Roll the cursor over the pie chart to see the dollar amounts.


Beginning net assets $318
Ending net assets 5,914
Total liabilities

Total assets

$5,914






 

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