THE WELLSPRING FOUNDATION FOR EDUCATION

Address
PO BOX 32112
LANGLEY, BC V1M 2M3
CA
Contact
Website: http://www.thewellspringfoundation.org
Phone: +1 (604) 427-4808
Nonprofit
NTEE: B11 - Single Organization Support
EIN: 98-0439803

Mission

TO 1) EMPOWER A GENERATION OF LEADERS AND TRANSFORM LIVES IN RWANDA AND BEYOND BY DEVELOPING AND SUPPORTING SCHOOLS, TEACHERS, AND STUDENTS, AND 2) FOSTER VIBRANT COMMUNITIES THAT ADDRESS POVERTY IN ALL ITS FORMS.
 201720162015
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2003
Subsection501(c)(3)
Organization typeCorporation
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$186,251.00$238,345.00$216,566.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$217,469.00$209,062.00$207,251.00
Number of employees000
Number of people compensated >$100k000
Number of volunteers757070
Number of highly compensated contractors000
Personnel
Ainslie, Betty
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARYDirector
Name of key/compensated personBETTY AINSLIEBETTY AINSLIEBetty Ainslie
Average hours per week working for org1.001.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Allan, Danielle
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDirector
Name of key/compensated personDANIELLE ALLANDANIELLE ALLANDanielle Allan
Average hours per week working for org1.001.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Asman, Kevin
TitleCHAIRMANCHAIRMANChair
Name of key/compensated personKEVIN ASMANKEVIN ASMANKevin Asman
Average hours per week working for org2.002.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Bennett, Stephen
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personSTEPHEN BENNETTSTEPHEN BENNETT 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Hackett, Terry
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDirector
Name of key/compensated personTERRY HACKETTTERRY HACKETTTerry Hackett
Average hours per week working for org1.001.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Harrington, Andy
TitleCHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERCHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERCEO
Name of key/compensated personANDY HARRINGTONANDY HARRINGTONAndy Harrington
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$84,833.00$79,268.00$81,502.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$15,875.00$11,104.00$5,395.00
PositionOfficerOfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Komant, Jeffery
TitleCOUNTRY DIRECTOR Country Director
Name of key/compensated personJEFFERY KOMANT Jeffery Komant
Average hours per week working for org40.00 40.00
Reportable compensation from org$70,534.00 $66,942.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$13,197.00 $1,960.00
PositionOfficer Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 $0.00
Komant, Jeffrey
Title COUNTRY DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person JEFFREY KOMANT 
Average hours per week working for org 40.00 
Reportable compensation from org $69,104.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $9,678.00 
Position Officer 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00 
Kostelyk, Jake
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personJAKE KOSTELYKJAKE KOSTELYK 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Luck, Edgar
TitleTREASURERTREASURERDirector
Name of key/compensated personEDGAR LUCKEDGAR LUCKEdgar Luck
Average hours per week working for org1.001.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Malnis, Gerardo
Title  Director
Name of key/compensated person  Gerardo Malnis
Average hours per week working for org  5.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Olafsen, Ray
Title DIRECTORDirector
Name of key/compensated person RAY OLAFSENRay Olafsen
Average hours per week working for org 1.005.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Taylor, Richard
TitleCOUNTRY DIRECTORCOUNTRY DIRECTORCountry Director
Name of key/compensated personRICHARD TAYLORRICHARD TAYLORRichard Taylor
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$62,102.00$60,690.00$58,807.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$11,620.00$8,500.00$1,960.00
PositionOfficerOfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Thiessen, Mark
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDirector
Name of key/compensated personMARK THIESSENMARK THIESSENMark Thiessen
Average hours per week working for org1.001.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Wallis, Gerri
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDirector
Name of key/compensated personGERRI WALLISGERRI WALLISGerri Wallis
Average hours per week working for org1.001.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesFOSTER VIBRANT COMMUNITIES THAT ADDRESS POVERTY IN ALL ITS FORMS.FOSTER VIBRANT COMMUNITIES THAT ADDRESS POVERTY IN ALL ITS FORMS.To empower a new generation of leaders and transform lives in Rwanda and beyond by developing and supporting schools, teachers, and students. Foster vibrant communities that address poverty in all its forms.
Program expenses (total)$1,359,839.00$1,133,223.00$1,218,574.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
Support to 49 schools, over 1,600 teachers and over 82,000 children in Rwanda through a schools development program. The organization provides a leadership training school for educators, support for a private school, The Wellspring Academy, as well as coordinating the activites of other education-related non-governmental organizations.
Program expenses  $1,218,574.00
Program description  Support to 49 schools, over 1,600 teachers and over 82,000 children in Rwanda through a schools development program. The organization provides a leadership training school for educators, support for a private school, The Wellspring Academy, as well as coordinating the activites of other education-related non-governmental organizations.
THE WELLSPRING FOUNDATION IS SUPPORTING 124 SCHOOLS, 3300+ TEACHERS, AND 175,000+ CHILDREN IN RWANDA THROUGH OUR SCHOOLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM. THE ORGANIZATION ALSO PROVIDES SUPPORT FOR THE PRIVATE WELLSPRING ACADEMY, COORDINATES ACTIVITIES OF OTHER EDUCATION NGO'S, AND SUPPORTS THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY AND CURRICULUM ALONGSIDE RWANDA'S MINISTRY OF EDUCATION. THEY ALSO PROVIDE ADVANCED LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR EDUCATORS THROUGH THE WELLSPRING ABUNDANT LEADERSHIP PROGRAM.
Program expenses$1,359,839.00$1,133,223.00 
Program descriptionTHE WELLSPRING FOUNDATION IS SUPPORTING 124 SCHOOLS, 3300+ TEACHERS, AND 175,000+ CHILDREN IN RWANDA THROUGH OUR SCHOOLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM. THE ORGANIZATION ALSO PROVIDES SUPPORT FOR THE PRIVATE WELLSPRING ACADEMY, COORDINATES ACTIVITIES OF OTHER EDUCATION NGO'S, AND SUPPORTS THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY AND CURRICULUM ALONGSIDE RWANDA'S MINISTRY OF EDUCATION. THEY ALSO PROVIDE ADVANCED LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR EDUCATORS THROUGH THE WELLSPRING ABUNDANT LEADERSHIP PROGRAM.THE ORGANIZATION IS SUPPORTING 74 SCHOOLS, 1,700+ TEACHERS AND OVER 92,000 CHILDREN IN RWANDA THROUGH OUR SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM. THE ORGANIZATION ALSO PROVIDES SUPPORT FOR THE PRIVATE WELLSPRING ACADEMY, COORDINATES ACTIVITIES OF OTHER EDUCATION NGO'S AND SUPPORTS THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGY AND CURRICULUM ALONGSIDE RWANDA'S MINISTRY OF EDUCATION. THEY ALSO PROVIDE ADVANCED LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR EDUCATORS THROUGH THE WELLSPRING ABUNDANT LEADERSHIP PROGRAM. 
Financial data
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses)$1,755,497.00$1,441,554.00$1,420,777.00
Program services (total functional expenses)$1,359,839.00$1,133,223.00$1,218,574.00
Management & general (total functional expenses)$219,852.00$148,541.00$120,239.00
Fundraising (total functional expenses)$175,806.00$159,790.00$81,964.00
Revenue
Total revenue$1,644,001.00$1,292,268.00$1,579,694.00
Program service revenue (total)  $0.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,598,462.00$1,304,480.00$1,464,574.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$24,850.00$33,555.00$14,498.00
Investment income$1,834.00$11,733.00$3,154.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$43,705.00-$23,945.00$111,966.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$1,598,462.00$1,304,480.00$1,464,574.00
Gross receipts$1,738,536.00$1,386,647.00$1,668,435.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events$119,591.00$193,068.00$57,598.00
Revenue from all other contributions$1,478,871.00$1,111,412.00$1,406,976.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$947.00$597.00-$21,103.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$1,834.00$2,052.00$3,154.00
Net rental income  $0.00
Net income from fundraising events$42,758.00-$24,542.00$133,069.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$10,712.00$7,253.00 
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Accounting service fees (total)$23,540.00$16,261.00$7,947.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,664,343.00$1,114,173.00$1,422,679.00
Total assets, beginning of year$1,114,173.00$1,422,679.00$1,468,271.00
Total liabilities$46,553.00$26,806.00$30,072.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$26,806.00$30,072.00$53,369.00
Net assets$1,617,790.00$1,087,367.00$1,392,607.00
Net assets, beginning of year$1,087,367.00$1,392,607.00$1,414,902.00
Other assets$8,344.00$6,682.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$703,710.00$794,456.00$999,630.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$794,456.00$999,630.00$970,913.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$111,496.00-$149,286.00$158,917.00
Advertising (total)$40,698.00$29,936.00$10,919.00
Accounts receivable, net$0.00$11,185.00$1,117.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$47,964.00$33,108.00$22,373.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$46,553.00$26,806.00$30,072.00
Total net assets or fund balances$1,617,790.00$1,087,367.00$1,392,607.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$35,965.00$54,812.00$61,448.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members9109
Number of independent voting members9109
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrue
Relationships among key personnelTrueTrue 
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-312016-12-312015-12-31
Accounting methodAccrualAccrualAccrual
Metadata about the filing
E-return type990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-11-082017-10-252016-12-06
IRS schema version2017v2.32016v3.02015v2.1
Filing identifier201802849349301260201702549349300635201602179349301400
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