Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations

Americas Most Cost-Effective Charities

Larkspur, CA   |  WWW.LOWESTOVERHEAD.ORG
This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.

Mission

TO FIND AND CERTIFY THE MOST COST-EFFECTIVE CHARITIES IN AMERICA AND PRESENT THEM TOGETHER IN ONE PLACE FOR GIVER CONSIDERATION. THESE CHARITIES SPEND 95 CENTS OR MORE OF EVERY DOLLAR YOU SEND THEM ON PROGRAM, AND JUST FIVE CENTS OR LESS ON FUNDRAISING AND ADMINISTRATION.

Ruling year info

2010

Principal Officer

THOMAS LAYMAN

Main address

1100 Larkspur Landing Cir

Larkspur, CA 94939

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EIN

27-3132554

Cause area (NTEE code) info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (T12)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Our programs

SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

THE FEDERATION'S PRIMARY PURPOSE IS TO SCREEN AND CERTIFY CHARITIES THAT MEET STANDARDS FOR INCLUSION IN CORPORATE AND GOVERNMENT WORKPLACE CHARITABLE FUND DRIVES AND TO ACT AS THE CENTRAL REPRESENTATIVE AND FISCAL AGENT IN THOSE DRIVES, THEREBY REDUCING FUND RAISING COSTS FOR BOTH THE CHARITIES AND CONTRIBUTORS. THESE EXPENSES RELATE TO DISTRIBUTIONS TO THE THIRTY FIVE MEMBER AGENCIES FROM AMOUNTS COLLECTED THROUGH THE CAMPAIGN.

Expenses
$622,526
Revenue
$0

TO PROVIDE TELEPHONE, PRINT AND WEB-BASED EDUCATION AND INFORMATION SERVICES FOR CONTRIBUTORS TO USE IN GIFT-MAKING DECISIONS; TO TRAIN CHARITIES ON HOW TO SERVE WORKPLACE CONTRIBUTORS; TO PROVIDE LOGISTICAL SUPPORT TO FUND DRIVE ORGANIZERS; TO OPEN NEW WORKPLACE FUND DRIVES; AND TO PROVIDE NECESSARY MANAGEMENT AND FISCAL SERVICES.

Expenses
$97,251
Revenue
$0

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