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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
The DAR Project

A BBB Accredited charity


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The DAR Project, Inc.
3 Old Mamaroneck Road, 5E
White Plains, NY 10605
Year, State Incorporated:
2011, New York
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.


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.


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

*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.


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


DAR NYC Benefit at Dinosaur BBQ, net


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


Total Income


Program Expenses  


Total Program Expenses:
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 100%    Administrative % 
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Beginning net assets $318
Ending net assets 5,914
Total liabilities

Total assets



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