The efficiency ratings of The Leakey Foundation over the past six years, based on audited financials.
Efficiency Ratings The mission of The Leakey Foundation is to increase scientific knowledge, education, and public understanding of human origins, evolution, behavior and survival. From American Institute for Philanthropy In AIP’s view, 60% or greater is reasonable for most charities. The remaining percentage is spent on fundraising and general administration. Note: A 60% program percentage typically indicates a “satisfactory” or “C range” rating. Most highly efficient charities are able to spend 75% or more on programs. From Charity Navigator Financial Health Rating: More than 60% on mission- 4 stars out of 4 stars 50-60% on mission - 3 stars out of 4 stars 40-50% on mission - 2 stars out of 4 stars 25-40% on mission - 1 star out of 4 stars Less than 25% on mission - Zero stars The Leakey Foundation’s Efficiency Rating (based on audited financials) 2012/13 2011/12 2010/11 2009/10 2008/09 2007/08 80% 79% 78% 80% 82% 73% To receive a copy of the audited financials, please contact The Leakey Foundation415-561-4646.