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The following is a charitable organization selected site ratings and financial needs analysis, is given by an open online platform for the views and suggestions, plans to promote exchange encourage charitable organizations to encourage greater transparency, public consent in charitable organizations, to promote philanthropic culture, make the world a better place.Charitable organizations of all sizes are welcome to e-mail the latest audit report, this site will provide free rating services and advice.

Hong Kong Society of Herpetology Foundation

Charity Ratings Score

Fund Needs Score

FR Eff No data
FR Exp No data
P Exp
SS
Adm Exp
Ratings Unclassified
15/50
Working capital ratio
Surplus to donation ratio
Fund Needs$$ 
10/20
Transparency: High - Service information and audit reports for past 3 years are available on the website

FR Eff - Fund raising efficiency, FR Exp - Fund raising Exp, P Exp - Project expense, SS - Staff Salaries, Adm Exp - Adminstrative expense

01/01/2010 - 31/12/2010

The latest audit report was sent to us for rating by organization
Supporting high transparency which is commendable
Small in scale (income: ~$82,000, expenditure: ~$63,000)
Major source of income was donation
No rating is available because of no disclosure of fund raising expense
No paid staff and all were volunteer
Project expense and administrative expense were about 58%, and 39% of total expenditure
The major administrative expense was rental payment (~$13,300) as it was about 21% of total expenditure
Administrative expense unavoidably took a high proportion due to small in scale
Recorded a surplus
Cash in hand was about $130,000 which can support operation for about 24 months
Detail information of reptiles requiring medical care and support are available on the website
Media coverages, and education information are also available in the forum
Opened a fostering center in 2011

To consider disclosing fund raising expense and organising pubic fund raising activities so as to help the organization to grow

To prevent cruelty to reptiles and amphibians through education
To increase the public’s knowledge of amphibians and reptiles
To promote the conservation of local species of reptiles and amphibians and their natural habitats
To promote public awareness of the crisis of endangered species
To carry out research and study on local amphibians and reptiles
Providing adoption service and sponsorship program

http://www.hkherp.org/