Sari Bari USA Inc

Address
4277 E County Road 150 N
Logansport, IN 46947
Contact
Website: http://www.saribari.com
Phone: +1 (574) 721-3373
Nonprofit
NTEE: R20 - Civil Rights, Advocacy for Specific Groups
EIN: 47-2330028

Mission

To promote and support social initiatives and directives related to issues of human trafficking and exploitation, be it through distribution of funds to other organizations or sales and distribution of products addressing the aforementioned.
 201620152014
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2014
Subsection code03
PF filing required0  
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$17,078.00  
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$17,078.00  
Number of employees0  
Number of people compensated >$100k0  
Number of volunteers13  
Number of highly compensated contractors0  
Personnel
Blecha, Todd
TitleBoard Member  
Name of key/compensated personTodd Blecha  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.50  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Desai, Melissa
TitleBoard Member  
Name of key/compensated personMelissa Desai  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.50  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Johnson, Megan
TitleSecretaryBoard Member 
Name of key/compensated personMegan JohnsonMegan Johnson 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.50  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Lance, Sarah
TitleBoard MemberBoard Member 
Name of key/compensated personSarah LanceSarah Lance 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.50  
Reportable compensation from org$10,500.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Lance, Tudor
TitleBoard MemberBoard Member 
Name of key/compensated personTudor LanceTudor Lance 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.50  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Mathew, Biju
TitleBoard ChairmanBoard Chairman 
Name of key/compensated personBiju MathewBiju Mathew 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Rowe, Merilee
TitleSecretary (part year)Secretary 
Name of key/compensated personMerilee RoweMerilee Rowe 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.50  
Reportable compensation from org$3,578.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Scott, Kyle
TitleExecutive DirectorExecutive Director 
Name of key/compensated personKyle ScottKyle Scott 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org5.00  
Reportable compensation from org$3,000.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Swart, Jeff
TitleTreasurerTreasurer 
Name of key/compensated personJeff SwartJeff Swart 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTo raise awareness about issues pertaining to global human trafficking.  
Primary exempt purpose Sari Bari USA exists to raise awareness about issues pertaining to global human trafficking and to help fight against human trafficking and exploitation through the following types of activities: (1) selling and distributing goods produced by Sari Bari Private Limited and other organizations that provide economic alternatives to survivors of human trafficking, in particular, a focus on empowering persons trapped in the sex trade; (2) increasing awareness of and education about global human trafficking, focusing on the issues surrounding persons trapped in the sex trade; (3) conducting product development and market research, and (4) providing financial donations to other non-profit organizations dedicated to ending human trafficking. 
Program service expenses, total$100,475.00$13,151.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
Sari Bari USA created awareness about the restorative work of Sari Bari in India by selling beautiful, handmade, up-cycled sari products made by survivors of Kolkata's red light areas who have taken brave steps into new life, freedom, and hope.
Program expenses$100,475.00  
Program revenue$105,081.00  
Program descriptionSari Bari USA created awareness about the restorative work of Sari Bari in India by selling beautiful, handmade, up-cycled sari products made by survivors of Kolkata's red light areas who have taken brave steps into new life, freedom, and hope.  
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$1,200,543.00$79,978.00 
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,095,462.00$22,321.00$300.00
Investment income, current yr$0.00  
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$1,095,462.00  
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00  
Other revenue, current yr$105,081.00  
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00  
Program service revenue (total) $0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$1,307,050.00  
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$1,095,462.00  
Other types of revenue
Net rental income $0.00$0.00
Net inventory sales (total)$105,081.00  
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$112,298.00  
Total functional expenses: program service $100,475.00  
Total functional expenses: management and general$8,763.00  
Total functional expenses: fundraising$3,060.00  
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00  
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,141,093.00$51,685.00$300.00
Total assets, beginning of year$51,685.00$300.00 
Total liabilities$1,883.00$720.00$0.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$720.00$0.00 
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$139,210.00  
Temporarily restricted net assets$1,000,000.00  
Net assets$1,139,210.00$50,965.00 
Net assets, beginning of year$50,965.00  
Other assets$2,339.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing$1,046,077.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$51,685.00  
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$1,088,245.00  
Advertising (total)$1,517.00  
Savings & temp cash investment$92,677.00  
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$1,883.00  
Total net assets or fund balances$1,139,210.00  
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members7  
Number of independent voting members5  
Relationships among key personnelTrue  
Cash accounting True 
Accrual accountingTrue  
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-01 
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Business transaction with family memberTrue  
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990EZ 
Date e-filing submitted2017-11-292017-01-05 
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.1 
Filing identifier201722999349300202201622529349200437 
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