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Syl Foundation

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Syl Foundation is a buddhist organization based in Redmond, WA that was founded in 2008. As of 2019 they had $2.7 million in revenue and $9.9 million in assets.

Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation strives to promote and advance quality health and education for all through its grant-making programs to impoverished communities locally and internationally. The Foundation also awards scholarships and makes grants for disaste...

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation.

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Program areas at Syl Foundation

Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation made 14 education grants in 2018 as follows: 1) bureau of fearless ideas, a nonprofit writing center that helps students from ages 6-18 with writing skills, after school homework, and english language learning; 2) cisc's early learning program; 3) college access now whose college persistence program ensures high school graduation and college success; 4) college success Foundation's achievers scholars program; 5) denise louie education center for supporting quality multicultural early education for children from immigrant and refugee families; 6) east african community services' k-12 after school program; 7) iraqi community center of wa's early learning program; 8) literacy source; 9) rainier scholars; 10) refugee women's alliance's youth job training program; 11) somali youth & family club's early learning program; 12) sound childcare solutions' hoa mai bilingual school, which is the first vietnamese-english dual language child development center in the northwest; 13) vietnamese friendship association's academic programs, which ...

Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation created two funds to better address challenges faced by immigrant and refugee communities. Nine grants were made from the emergent needs fund to support deportation legal defense, know-your-rights trainings, and health care access. Three grants were made from the rapid response fund to address family separation.

Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation made eight health care grants in 2018 as follows: 1) asian counseling and referral service; 2) international community health services, a community health center providing culturally & linguistically appropriate health services; 3) kin on health care center, offering culturally appropriate rehabilitative nursing care; 4) medical teams international (mti), serving the region with a mobile dental program that is staffed with volunteer dental professionals; 5) open arms perinatal; 6) project access northwest's care coordination efforts; 7) renton area youth & family services' primary and behavioral health services in the skyway area; 8) somali health board; and 9) south seattle women's health Foundation. All grant recipients reach out to underserved populations and offer medical, mental and/or behavioral health, and dental care to many who would otherwise be without. No patients are turned away for inability to pay.

Form 990s for Syl Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Feb 12, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Dec 4, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Nov 7, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Sep 18, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Syl Foundation

Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,421,838
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$153,487
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$152,597
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$4,500
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$2,732,422

Vendors for Syl Foundation

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Google IncSoftware2020-03-16
██████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-03-02
█████████Content management system software2020-03-02
████████ ████████████Software2020-03-02
█████ █████ ██Tax accounting2020-02-12

Personnel at Syl Foundation

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Fo-Ching LuPresident$0Feb. 4, 2019
Lu PresidentLu President-Feb. 12, 2020
██████ ███████Treasurer$0March 14, 2019
██████ ██Secretary$0Dec. 31, 2017

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