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.
 2016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2003
Subsection code03
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$238,345.00$216,566.00$247,295.00$175,406.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$209,062.00$207,251.00$236,031.00$0.00
Number of employees0000
Number of people compensated >$100k0010
Number of volunteers70707071
Number of highly compensated contractors0000
Personnel
Ainslie, Betty
TitleSECRETARYDirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated personBETTY AINSLIEBetty AinslieBetty AinslieBetty Ainslie
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.005.005.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Allan, Danielle
TitleDIRECTORDirector  
Name of key/compensated personDANIELLE ALLANDanielle Allan  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.005.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Asman, Kevin
TitleCHAIRMANChairDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated personKEVIN ASMANKevin AsmanKevin AsmanKevin Asman
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.005.005.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Bennet, Stephen
Title  ChairChair
Name of key/compensated person  Stephen BennetStephen Bennet
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  5.005.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Bennett, Stephen
TitleDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personSTEPHEN BENNETT   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.00   
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   
Binder, Rod
Title  DirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person  Rod BinderRod Binder
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  5.005.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Hackett, Terry
TitleDIRECTORDirector  
Name of key/compensated personTERRY HACKETTTerry Hackett  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.005.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Harrington, Andy
TitleCHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERCEOCEOCEO
Name of key/compensated personANDY HARRINGTONAndy HarringtonAndy HarringtonAndy Harrington
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$79,268.00$81,502.00$104,014.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$11,104.00$5,395.00$6,814.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$102,972.00
Komant, Jeffery
Title Country DirectorCountry Director 
Name of key/compensated person Jeffery KomantJeffery Komant 
Position of compensated person
Current officer TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 40.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org $66,942.00$68,032.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $1,960.00$2,132.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Komant, Jeffrey
TitleCOUNTRY DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personJEFFREY KOMANT   
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue   
Average hours per week working for org40.00   
Reportable compensation from org$69,104.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$9,678.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00   
Kostelyk, Jake
TitleDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personJAKE KOSTELYK   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.00   
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   
Luck, Edgar
TitleTREASURERDirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated personEDGAR LUCKEdgar LuckEdgar Luck 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.005.005.00 
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 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Malnis, Geraldo
Title   Director
Name of key/compensated person   Geraldo Malnis
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True
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
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00
Malnis, Gerardo
Title Director  
Name of key/compensated person Gerardo Malnis  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True  
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  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00  
Malnis, Gerry
Title  Director 
Name of key/compensated person  Gerry Malnis 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True 
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 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00 
Olafsen, Ray
TitleDIRECTORDirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated personRAY OLAFSENRay OlafsenRay OlafsenRay Olafsen
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.005.005.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Taylor, Richard
TitleCOUNTRY DIRECTORCountry DirectorCountry Director 
Name of key/compensated personRICHARD TAYLORRichard TaylorRichard Taylor 
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org$60,690.00$58,807.00$63,985.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$8,500.00$1,960.00$2,318.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Thiessen, Mark
TitleDIRECTORDirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated personMARK THIESSENMark ThiessenMark ThiessenMark Thiessen
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.005.005.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Wallis, Gerri
TitleDIRECTORDirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated personGERRI WALLISGerri WallisGerri WallisGerri Wallis
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.005.005.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesFOSTER 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.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.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 service expenses, total$1,133,223.00$1,218,574.00$1,395,878.00$1,122,855.00
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$1,395,878.00$1,122,855.00
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.Support to 49 schools, over 1,600 teachers and over 82,000 children in Rwanda through a schools development program. Launched work in Burundi on a smaller scale in late 2014. The organization also provides support for a private school, The Wellspring Academy, as well as coordinating the activites of other education-related non-governmental organizations.Support to 48 schools, over 1,200 teachers and over 70,000 children in Rwanda through a schools development program. The organization also provides support for a private school, The Wellspring Academy, as well as coordinating the activites of other education-related non-governmental organizations.
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.
Program expenses$1,133,223.00   
Program descriptionTHE 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
Revenue
Total revenue$1,292,268.00$1,579,694.00$1,791,292.00$1,601,419.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,304,480.00$1,464,574.00$1,647,667.00$1,536,694.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$33,555.00$14,498.00$21,875.00$3,549.00
Investment income, current yr$11,733.00$3,154.00$22,146.00$11,063.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$1,304,480.00$1,464,574.00$1,647,667.00$1,536,694.00
Other revenue, current yr-$23,945.00$111,966.00$121,479.00$53,662.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events$193,068.00$57,598.00$62,599.00$67,105.00
Revenue from all other contributions$1,111,412.00$1,406,976.00$1,585,068.00$1,469,589.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$597.00-$21,103.00  
Investment income$2,052.00$3,154.00$4,444.00$6,462.00
Net income from fundraising events-$24,542.00$133,069.00$121,479.00$53,662.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$1,441,554.00$1,420,777.00$1,692,108.00$1,333,928.00
Total functional expenses: program service $1,133,223.00$1,218,574.00$1,395,878.00$1,122,855.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$148,541.00$120,239.00$159,063.00$118,541.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$159,790.00$81,964.00$137,167.00$92,532.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$7,253.00 $308.00 
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,114,173.00$1,422,679.00$1,468,271.00$1,339,788.00
Total assets, beginning of year$1,422,679.00$1,468,271.00$1,339,788.00$1,077,178.00
Total liabilities$26,806.00$30,072.00$53,369.00$24,068.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$30,072.00$53,369.00$24,068.00$28,949.00
Net assets$1,087,367.00$1,392,607.00$1,414,902.00$1,315,720.00
Net assets, beginning of year$1,392,607.00$1,414,902.00$1,315,720.00$1,048,229.00
Other assets$6,682.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing$794,456.00$999,630.00$970,913.00$858,988.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$999,630.00$970,913.00$858,988.00$783,515.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$149,286.00$158,917.00$99,184.00$267,491.00
Advertising (total)$29,936.00$10,919.00$26,886.00$25,110.00
Accounts receivable, net$11,185.00$1,117.00$41,159.00$32,871.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$33,108.00$22,373.00$24,457.00$11,086.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$26,806.00$30,072.00$53,369.00$24,068.00
Total net assets or fund balances$1,087,367.00$1,392,607.00$1,414,902.00$1,315,720.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$54,812.00$61,448.00$84,432.00$70,979.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members10998
Number of independent voting members10998
Financial sheets were auditedTrueTrueTrueTrue
Relationships among key personnelTrue   
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990
Reason for form submission
First filing   True
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.0
Filing identifier201702549349300635201602179349301400201522049349300747201403539349300115
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