World Vision Hong Kong

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010

A Christian humanitarian organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty.

The organisation proactively provided the links to latest annual report and audited financial statement and supporting high transparency. Its annual donation income was about HKD901m. It has high fundraising efficiency that the cost of raising every $100 was about $3.3. Fundraising expense, project expense(including program staff cost), back office salaries expense and administrative expense were bout 3.3%, 94%, 2% and less than 1% of total expenditure. Cash in hand was about HKD83m which can support only 1.2 months of operation. Annual report stated simple statistic of programs and financials. Donors and the general public will be able to understand the use of donation and operation better if the organisation disclose detail breakdown of expenses.

Operation Blessings

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010

disaster relief and to fight poverty

The organization proactively provided the latest audit report and supported high transparency. Donation was about HKD2m. Advertisement and promotion expense was less than 1% of total expenditure. Program expense and administrative expense were 96% and 4% of total expenditure. There is no staff cost as all front line staff cost was absorbed in program expense. Donation was spent on Amity Foundation, CBN and Christian Broadcasting Network in China. More project details are available on website. Cash in hand was about HKD900k, which can support operation for 5-6 months.

InspiringHK Sports Foundation

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010

To empower underprivileged youths by providing equal sports training opportunities to instill in them good sportsmanshi

The organization proactively provided the latest audit report and supports high transparency. We estimated the fundraising efficiency using the marketing and publication expense. The cost of raising every $100 was $3.5. Fundraising expense was only about $54,000 (~2.3% of total expenditure). Project expense, salaries and administrative expense were about 65%, 26% and 7% of total expenditure. It had very good control of administrative expense and considered quite efficient. Its impact report was very well prepared. It stated the operation statistics including the sources of income, number of sports, classes and students clearly. It also has various testimonies of students and coaches, and introduced the background of every board and committee member, full time staffs and voluntary staff with photos, so that the public will learn more about the team, which help to increase the trust of the public toward the organization. Other organization may want to consider taking this impact report as a reference.

Joyful (Mental Health) Foundation

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010

To raise public awareness on emotional health, and reduce misunderstanding, prejudice and discrimination.

There are rooms to improve operational efficiency according to all indicators.Served or communicated with about 26,900 people during the year. Cost of providing mental health or counseling services to a person was about $110 in average.Cash in hand can support operation for 2 years. The charity may consider investing in low risk products.To capitalize on the contributions as soon as possible so that more people in need to be benefit, you can expand the scope of services to hire full-time staff and service people.

SHAKESPEARE4ALL

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010

To inspire and educate the young people through drama

Company donation was the major source of income (~$900,000). Project expense, salaries and administrative expense were 30%, 3% and 67% of total expenditure. Major administrative expense was consultant’s fee (~$1.5million), which has tripled the figues in the previous year. It recorded a deficit and cash in handcan support operation for 5 months.

HONG KONG CHILDREN'S CHOIR

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010

To promote art education</br>

Concert income was the major source of income (~$28million). Project expense, salaries and administrative expense were 54%,29% and 15% of total expenditure. It recorded a surplus about 8 million. Cash in hand can support operation for 3.5 years.

The Dharmasthiti Group

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010

To promote the spirit and value of Eastern Culture

No audit report or annual report is available to the public. No analysis or rating can be done. It probably was registered as a society.

Heung Hoi Ching Kok Lin Association

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010

To promote buddhism and provide elderly and education services

Project expense, salaries, administrative costs were about 3%, 70% and 19% of total expenditure. Project expense was mainly for Buddhism promotion. Salaries should have include staff in elderly home, but the report did not separately show the frontline and administrative staffs. Cash and available-for-sale investment amounted to $420 million, and can support operation for 38 months. There was a staff with annual salary over $1.2 million (less than 1% of total expenditure). Charities need to recruit talent people. Senior manager making a comparable salary with the private market is reasonable. The public would like to learn more about the performance of the senior management.

Regeneration Society

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$$$
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010

To provide rehabilitation services to people with long term illness

Donation and flag day income was the major source of income. Cost of raising every $100 was about $7 and fundraising expense was about 2% of total expenditure. Project expense, supporting staff cost and administrative expense were about 69%, 17% and 11%. It recorded a deficit. Cash in hand was about can support operation for 9-10 months. Latest activities information is available on the website.

Christian Communications

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$$$
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010

To publish books and train Chinese disciples

Major source of income was project income. The second major source of income was donation and total annual income was about $11million. Project expense, salaries and administrative expense were about 37%, 12% and 18% of total expenditure. Salaries should include frontline staff cost. Cash and investment in hand was about $9million which can support operation for 6 months. Information of services, publications and latest activities were available on the website

Fu Hong Society

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010

To provide opportunities for the disabilities </br> To fight for the welfare and rights of disabilities

Government subvention was the major source of income (~78% of total income). Public donation contributed less than 3% of total income. Project expense (80% belongs to frontline staff) was about 76% of total expenditure. Estimated supporting staff salaries and administrative expense were about 6% and 8% of total expenditure. It recorded a surplus exceeding public donation. Cash and investment in hand (~$190million) can support operation for 8-9 months. Service information and statistics were stated on the annual report.

Save the Children Hong Kong

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$$$
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010

To build a world for children that they can enjoy rights of living, and protection

The organisation proactively sent us the latest audit report and supports high transparency, which is commendable. Its major source of income was public donation (~$102million). The cost of raising every $100 was about $30. Fund raising expense, project expense, salaries and administrative expense were about 22%, 70%, 5% and 3% of total expenditure. Cash in hand was about $23million which can support operation and projects for 2-3 months. It spent ~$14million on programs in China, ~7.1million in Ethiopia, ~$4.6million in Haiti, and ~$4.5million in Bangladesh. Services includes children education (by opening learning center), humanitarian, health and children protection.

HKSKH Lady MacLehose Centre

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$$$
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010

To promote the love of Christ, and enhance personal, social consciousness, moral, spiritual and other aspects of growth and development.

Mainly funded by Social Welfare Department.Salaries were about 68% of total expenditure, but most of the staffs were front-line staffs and should be considered as project expense. Therefore, project expense was about 75% of total expenditure. The portion of salaries dropped to 18% and administrative expenses was about 6% of total expenditure.It served more than 5 million people throughout the year.Cash in hand can support operation for 6 months. Most donation have been used to serve the people in need as soon as possible.It recorded a slight net loss for the year.

St. James Settlement

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010

A multi social service agency provides high quality comprehensive services to meet the diverse needs of children, youth and elderly.

Project expense, salaries and administrative costs were about 27%, 56% and 9% of total expenditure. Since salaries of front-line staff and administrative staff have not shown separately, no estimation of project costs can be done. It recorded a surplus for the year. Cash and investment in hands can support operation for 7-8 months. Audit report clearly stated the income and expenditure of about 80 projects or service unit. It has 40 service points in HK and serve more than 10,000 people everyday. It may consider to display the service statistic on the website so that the public can understand the operational status and social impact better.

Hong Kong Health Education and Health Promotion Foundation

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010

To promote health education

Major source of income was grant. Project expense and administrative cost were about 98% and 2% of total expenditure. No salaries was paid during the year (prior year salaries only took a small portion of total expenditure). We guess the project was outsourced or all staffs were volunteers. It recorded a surplus. Cash in hand can support about 15 months operation. Service include student campaign and seminars etc. No service statistics is available on the website.

HOCC Charity Fund

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010

To provide services and support to the people with needs

Fund-raising efficiency is low. The cost of raising every $100 was $56. The fund raising cost was about 57% of total expenditure. This could be due to the small scale and less experienced in fund raising.Project costs, salaries and administrative expenses were about 27%, 2% and 15% of total expenditure. Staff and administrative costs were under the strict control by the fund. Very good at organizing volunteer group. Its network has more than 350 volunteers.They may consider assisting other charities to expand volunteer network.

Home of Artists

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010

To serve the Christian performing artists

It was small in scale. In 2009, annual income and expenditure were about $700,000 and $820,000. It recorded a deficit but positive net cash flow (excluding depreciation expense). Member offering was the major income (~95% of total income). Project expense, salaries and administrative expense were about 43%, 28% and 10%. Low administrative expense represented a good control of operating cost. Depreciation (no cash out flow) was 19% of total expenditure. Cash in hand was about $530,000 which can support operation for 8 months

Comfort House of Elderly

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$$$
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010

Not application (Website is broken)

Major source of income was donation from fund raising activities. The cost of raising every $100 was about $3 and fund raising expense was about 2% of total expenditure. Project expense, salaries and administrative cost were about 8%, 34% and 55% of total expenditure. Administration expense was mainly marketing and promotion expense (~45% of total expenditure). No service information or statistic as the link to website is broken.

V Q Foundation

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010

To raise fund for service projects to help children in Hong Kong to set an object of pursuit and assist them becoming responsible citizens

It is small in scale. Donation received was about $200k and activities income was about $160k. Project expense and administrative expense were about 76%, and 24% of total expenditure. Since the website was down, we looked up on Facebook for projects and we were not sure which projects consumed most of the expenses, and generated income. It had no paid staff and it recorded a surplus. Cash in hand was about $380k which can support operation for3 years.

The Industrial Evangelistic Fellowship

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$$$
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010

To serve and care the poor and to preach gospel

High fund raising efficiency. Cost of raising every $100 was $9, and the total fund raising expense was about 1% of total expenditure. Major source of fund were from foundation and public donation. Project expense, staff salaries and administrative cost were about 49%, 30% and 13% of total expenditure. Project expenses included estimated front line staff cost. It recorded deficit for the year. Cash in hand can support operation for 6 months. It served 32,000 people during the year and the average cost was $300 per person.

Hong Kong Playground Association

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$$$
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010

To provide multifarious welfare services to the youth

Audit report for the financial year ended March 2011 was ready within 6 months and uploaded to the website. This represented high efficiency and transparency. Major source of income was government subvention. Project expense, salaries and administrative cost were about 23%, 69% and 9% of total expenditure. Project expense mainly included the honorarium to instructors, rental payment and utilities of service centers. Salaries should have include front line staff cost and 36 staffs made more than $500,000 annually. It recorded a surplus and cash in hand could support 3 months operation.

Royal British Legion

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010

To help the armed force community and commit to the welfare, interests and memory of the Service family

Organization is incorporated outside Hong Kong. It submitted a consolidated audit report from U.K. to Hong Kong Company Registry. Its major source of income was donation and has fair fund raising efficiency. The cost of raising every $100 was about $21 and fund raising expense was about 20% of total expenditure. Project expense, salaries and administrative cost were about 59%, 5% and 21% of total expenditure and project expense has already included front line staff cost. It recorded a surplus and cash in hand can support about 23 months of operation. It has about 15,000 beneficiaries during the year.

Ladder Mission

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$$$
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010

To preach the gospel to the whole city

Rating is unavailable because of no disclosure of fund raising cost. Major source of fund was donation. Project expense, salaries, and administrative costs were about 54%, 37% and 7% of total expenditure. Salaries took a high proportion and should have included the front line staffs. No separation of salaries of frontline and administrative staffs. Administrative expense was low. It recorded a deficit. Cash in hand can support operation for 4 to 5 months. Services include neighbor center, food banks, community church, and course etc. However, website shows no service statistics.

Hong Kong Alzheimer’s Disease Association

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$$$
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010

To provide services to persons with dementia and their families and advocate for the enhancement in services and resource allocation for dementia care, and to promote public awareness of dementia

Good efficiency overall. Even though audit report showed that it had low fund raising efficiency (average cost of raising every $100 was $65), the major fund raising event was 15 anniversary celebration and concert, which were not solely fund raising events. Its major source of income was sponsorship and service fee income, and fund raising expense was about 10% of total expenditure. Project expense, salaries, and administrative costs were about 59%, 9% and 17% of total expenditure. Salaries represented the staff cost at head office only and front line staff cost should have been grouped under project expense. It recorded a deficit. Cash in hand can support operation for 6-7 months. Served more than 14,000 people time.

Catkin Elderly Welfare Center

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$$$
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010

To provide various activities for the elderly so that they can play, learn and make friends

With unspecified fund-raising costs, no rating is available.Project expense was about 52% of total expenditures. It was mainly rental expenses (30% of total expenditures).Administrative costs was only 12% of total expenditures, and this was at a low level.It recorded net loss for the year of 2009.Small scale made it difficult to reach economies of scale.We recommend the charity to raise fund proactively.

Hong Kong Young Women’s Christians Association

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010

To provide diversify social services

Major source of income was government subvention (~$210million) and second major incoe was operating income (~$180million). Public donation contributed less than 1% of total income. Cost of raising every $100 was only about $5, which was better than the previous year (~$10), and fund raising cost was less than 0.1% of total expenditure. Project expense, salaries and administrative expenditure were about 56%, 33% and 4% of total expenditure. It recorded a surplus and cash and investment in hand was about $430million which can support operation for 13months. Audit report was 46 pages long attached with 123 pages appendix which was highly accountable and commendable.

Hong Kong Adventure Corps

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010

Formerly the Royal Hong Kong Regiment (The Volunteers) Junior Leader Corps

Major income was operating income from camp. Cost of raising every $100 was about $2 on flag day and the fund raising cost was less than 1% of total expenditure. Project expense, salaries and administrative expenses were about 43%, 33% and 22%. No disclosure of the proportion of front line and administrative staffs. It recorded a surplus and it exceeds the public donation amount. Cash in hand can support about 11 months operation.

Ronald McDonald House

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010

To provide a temporary home for children with illness and their parents.

Total income was about $13million, and fundraising income contributed almost 50% of total income. It had high fund raising efficiency. Cost of raising every $100 was about $7 and fund raising expense was about 13% of total expenditure. Project and service expense which included mostly salaries was about 68% of total expenditure. Administrative expense was about 19% of total expenditure. It recorded a surplus, and cash and investment in hand can support operation for 8 years

Sik Sik Yuen

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010

To promote Taoism.

Project expense, salaries and administrative cost were about 16%, 60% and 14% of total expenditure. Project expense includes estimated front-line staff costs ($69million) as the annual report showed that there were 579 staffs and front-line staffs were about 60%. It recorded a surplus for the year. Cash and investments held in cash was over $600million and is sufficient for operation for 38 months. Wong Tai Sin Temple and online praying system had 210,000 visitors. Elderly and medical services served about 100,000 people. It may consider sharing the long term development plan so that the public will know how the charity will use the assets. It may also consider expanding services so that more people can be benefited.

Association of Baptists for World Evangelism

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$$$
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010

To provide social services through operating social services center and schools

Government subvention was the major source of income. Service income was the second major source of income. Staff cost was (~$20million) was about 72% of total expenditure. The salaries should have included the frontline staff cost. Project expense and administrative expense were about 9% and 14%. It recorded a surplus. Cash in hand was about $20million which can support operation for about 8-9 months. Operating several service centers serving youth, elderly and infants.

Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong

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010

Arts are for Everyone (Including handicapped)

Scored high in all indicators. The cost of raising every $100 was about $4, and the fund raising cost was less than 1%. The major source of fund were project grants. Project expense, salaries and administrative cost were about 75%, 18% and 6% of total expenditure. It recorded surplus for the year and the cash in hand can support operation for 1 year. Annual report listed out all art activities, competition, exhibition and seminars held during the year.

BUDDHIST MAN SANG HALL

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010

To spread Buddhism culture

Donation income was the major source of income (~$17million). Project expense and administrative expense were 58% and 22% of total expenditure. Salaries was only 4.5% of total expenditure. Cash and investment in hand was over $100million which can support operation for 22 years. Financial statements and service statistic are not available on the website.

Elderly Health Care Service Center

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$$$
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010

To provide free services or subsidy for assistance to the elderly in need

No audit report of year 2009 and 2010 is available. Major source of income in 2008 was donation. No rating is available because of no disclosure of fund raising cost. Project expense, salaries and administrative cost were about 39%, 46% and 11% of total expenditure. Rental payment was grouped under project expense because holding courses in the center was one of the core services. Small in scale and the staff costs unavoidably took a higher portion of the expense. It recorded a deficit and cash in hand could support 2 weeks operation. It served more than 5,500 people time in 2010.

Hong Kong Evangelical Church of Social Service

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$$ 
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010

To provide high quality social service to meet the needs of individuals, family, and community

Major source of funding was operating income. Second major source of funding was government subvention. More than 60% of staffs are program related, and estimation of front line staff cost was made by taking average. Project expense, salaries and administrative expense were about 73%, 19% and 5% of total expenditure. It record a surplus and cash in hand can support about 4 months operation. It served about 400,000 person time.

Friends of Hong Kong Charities

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010

To enabling faithful financial stewardship from US citizens through tax-deductible donations to charitable organizations serving in and from Hong Kong

Service nature is similar to Community Chest in Hong Kong. It raised fund for 40 charities in Hong Kong. Donors can select the charity that they want the donation go to. U.S. citizen living in the U.S. or Hong Kong can get the tax exemption receipt immediately. All donations went to charities selected by the donors. Administrative expense was sponsored by two member charities. Project expense, salaries and administrative expense were about 99%, 0% and 1% of total expenditure. Most of the charities stated on the list have Christianity background.

Principal Chan Free Tutorial World

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010

To provide tutoring services to underprivileged students and youth in Hong Kong

The organisation is small in size and donation was the major source of income(~$900,000).Project expense, salaries and administrative expense were about 20%, 58% and 21%. It had a very good control of expense as the total annual expense was only ~$280,000. It recorded a surplus of $680,000 and cash in hand was about $50,000. As of Jan 2014, there were 2840 students and 3249 tutors in total.

The Society for Community Organization

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010

For people, we care. For justice, we act.

Audited report clearly stated details of income and expenses of each charity project, which is commendable. The public can easily understand the operation status of every project and the agency as a whole. Average cost of raising every $100 was $12. Total fund raising costs were less than 2% of total expenditure. Project expense, salaries and administrative expenses were about 30%, 65% and 4% of total expenditure. Salaries include frontline staffs. Low administrative cost showing a good control. Cash in hand can support about 16 months of operation.

Chi Lok Lou Art Promotion (Non-Profit Making)

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$$$
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010

To promote arts and make collections to be seen by as many people as possible

Founded by Mr. Ho Lu Kwong, a private collector of Chinese paintings and calligraphy. It promotes art and have the private collections to been seen as many people as possible. Project expense was mainly publication and exhibition expense which were about 76% of total expenditure. Salaries and administrative expense were only about 20% and 4% of total expenditure. It recorded a deficit and cash in hand was about $80,000 which can support operation for 1-2 months. Exhibition and publication lists are available website.

Sower Action

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010

To help children in poor mountainous areas in China to go back to school

It proactively provided the latest audit report for rating again and supported high transparency which is commendable. It has high fund raising efficiency that the estimated cost of raising every $100 was about $6, which was better than previous year. Fund raising expense was about 5% of total expenditure. Project expense, salaries and administrative expense were about 89%, 4% and 1% of total expenditure. Cash in hand can support operation for about 30 months. It had high transparency - details of programs including name, address, number of students, and total subsidized amount were stated on the annual report, which is very clear and commendable

Living Stone Village

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010

To build and operate a village for orphans with disabilities

Donation was activity income were the major source of income (~$8.5million). Project expense and administrative expense were about 99% and 1% of total expenditure. Most project expense was donation to Guangxi Wan Kuo Huo Shi Cun but no breakdown of the operation expense in Guangxi was disclosed. It recorded slight deficit and cash in hand was only about $100,000.

Society for Aids Care

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010

To provide high quality direct patient care services to children, adults and elderly with aids

Donation and activity income were the major source of income (~$11million). Its cost of raising every $100 was about $13. Fundraising expense was about 18% of total expenditure. Project expense, salary and administrative expense were about 60%, 12% and 9% of total expenditure. It recorded a surplus and cash in hand was about $40million which can support operation for 5 years. Service statistics of the background of participants of the event organized by various units were stated on the annual report

Stream of Praise Music Ministry

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$$$
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010

To utilize praise and worship, music composition to spread the gospel

SOP Hong Kong was incorporated in April 2010 and audit report showed the financials for the period between April and Dec 2010. Major income was sales of concert ticket. Fund raising efficiency was estimated with the promotion expense. Cost of raising every $100 was about $15 and the cost was about 6% of total expenditure. Project expense and administrative expenses were about 92% and 2%. It recorded a surplus. Cash in hand can support 25% of program expense. Main service is organizing concerts worldwide and composing music to preach. Concert details are listed on the website but there is no statistic of people served.

Christian and Missionary Alliance Church Union of Hong Kong

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010

Gospel preaching and providing social service

Major source of income was donation. Project expense, salaries, and administrative expense were about 57%, 30% and 11% of total expenditure. Salaries should have included the front line staff cost. It recorded a surplus. Cash in hand can support 10 months operation. Annual report of social service department showed that it served more than 160,000 people time during the year.

Against Child Abuse

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$$$
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010

To eliminate all forms of child abuse and neglect case

As the cost of fund raising wasn't being disclosed, so we couldn't give a rating of that. Administrative costs, project expenses and salaries were about 13%, 28% and 9% of total expenditure respectively.Handling about 1060 cases throughout the year. It made a net loss for the year. The long-term investment and cash held in hand can support for a year.Awarded that year by the Red Cross "Humanitarian of the Year Award."We recommend to actively raise fund from the public.

Chosen Power

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$$$
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010

Mutual help organization of persons with intellectual disabilities and persons with special learning needs

Low administrative cost (about 6% of total expenditure) despite its small scale. It fully relied on donation with no grants or support from Government or foundation. Program expense was about 94% of total expenditure. No staff costs and this might be because of very limited resources. It recorded a deficit and cash in hand can only support operation for 3 months. Services include advocate the rights of disabilities, cultural exchange trip, workshops, social service and training etc.

Yuen Long Town Hall Management Committee

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010

To serve residences in Yuen Long

Fair fund-raising efficiency. The average cost of raising every $100 was $32, and the total fund raising expense was about 2% of total expenditure. Major source of fund was from SWD. Project expense, salaries and administrative expenses were about 19%, 71% and 7% of total expenditure. Running several service centers, the charity did not separately shown the staff costs of front line and administrative staffs, and therefore the salaries took a major proportion of total expenditure. It recorded surplus for the year. Cash in hand can support operation for 9 months.

Community Drug Advisory Council

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010

To promote drug and health education

Major source of fund is from different foundations. Project expense, salaries and administrative costs were about 10%, 84% and 6% of total expenditure. Institution is small in scale. Salaries took a high portion as it has accounted for front-line staffs. Administrative costs is low, indicating effective cost control. It recorded a surplus for the year. Cash in hand can support operation for 5 months. About 1,100 activities were held during the year, and served more than 100,000 people.

Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival

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Asia's first festival showcasing the best Jewish-themed film from around the world

It was small in scale. In 2010, annual income and expenditure were about $700,000. It recorded a deficit. Donation was the major source of income, and film ticket sales was the second major source of income. It had high fund raising efficiency as the cost of raising every $100 was about $1, and the fund raising expense was less than 1%. Project expense, salaries and administrative expense were about 70%, 1% and 29% of total expenditure. Cash in hand was about $90,000 which can support operation for 1-2 months. Film festival information of prior year was available on the website.

Doctor Pet

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To promote animals therapy

No rating is available because of no disclosure of fund raising expense and staff costs. Donation was major source of income and 95% of donation was spent on functions. It recorded a serious deficit. Administrative expense unavoidably high due to small scale and it was paid by saving at banks. Cash balance as at 31/3/2009 was less than $39,000. Project expense and administrative costs were about 69% and 29% of total expenditure. Cash in hand can only support operation for 1 month. Volunteers visit elderly home, schools and hospital for more than 200 times during the year.

The Comfort Care Concern Group

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To promote comfort care to the terminally ill and their families, and well as the breaved

Major source of income were subsidy of foundation. It has no government subvention. Public donation was about 16% of total expenditure. It has good fund raising efficiency. Cost of raising every $100 was $5. Fund raising expense was about 1% of total expenditure. Project expense, salaries and administrative cost were about 59%, 27% and 14% of total expenditure. 90% of total expenditure was front line staff cost. It recorded a surplus. Cash in hand can support about 8 months of operation. Served more than 580 people.