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Water Mission
1150 Kinzer Street
North Charleston, SC 29405
tel: (843) 769-7395
fax: (843) 763-6082
EIN: 57-1116978

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P.O. Box 71489
North Charleston, SC 29415

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Board Leadership

Molly F. Greene
Chairman of Board, Co-founder


George C. Greene III
CEO, Founder

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(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 94.23 4 stars
  Financial 91.84 4 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 4 stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Program Expenses Growth 15.7%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.88
  Liabilities to Assets 4.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Water Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 09/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,833,352
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $374,815
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,208,167
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,208,167
   Other Revenue $-71,396
TOTAL REVENUE $9,136,771
   Program Expenses $8,264,305
   Administrative Expenses $523,664
   Fundraising Expenses $989,102
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-640,300
Net Assets $6,951,848

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Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 09/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- George C. Greene III Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Other Salaries of Note
$101,755 1.04% George C. Greene IV President, COO
$93,494 0.95% Cynthia Pennington Controller


Water Mission is a nonprofit Christian engineering organization that designs, builds and implements safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) solutions for people in developing countries and disaster areas. Since 2001, Water Mission has used innovative technology and engineering expertise to provide access to safe water for more than 3 million people in 52 countries. Water Mission has over 200 staff members working around the world in permanent country programs located in Africa, Asia, North, South and Central America and the Caribbean.

Notably, Charity Navigator has awarded Water Mission their top rating nine years in a row, a distinction shared by only one percent of the charities rated by the organization. To learn more about Water Mission, visit watermission.org.

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