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151 Ellis Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
tel: (800) 422-7385
EIN: 13-1685039

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1871
Merrifield, VA 22116

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Board Leadership

Paul Jansen


Michelle Nunn
President and CEO

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International : Development and Relief Services


Defending dignity, fighting poverty

(out of 100)
Overall 81.38 3 stars
  Financial 73.98 2 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 4 stars
This rating was published 10/01/2015 using data for FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics (Data from FY2014 990)
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Primary Revenue Growth -2.4%
  Program Expenses Growth -5.6%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.36
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CARE on the FY2014 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 06/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $381,890,690
   Federated Campaigns $502,035
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $455,508
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $139,333,334
Total Contributions $522,181,567
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $522,181,567
   Other Revenue $18,077,821
TOTAL REVENUE $540,259,388
   Program Expenses $462,417,174
   Administrative Expenses $27,481,150
   Fundraising Expenses $24,756,295
Payments to Affiliates $2,251,188
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $25,604,769
Net Assets $331,249,529


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 06/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$440,155 0.08% Helene D. Gayle President, CEO


Founded in 1945, CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. Our mission is to serve individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world. Drawing strength from our global diversity, resources and experience, we promote innovative solutions and are advocates for global responsibility. We facilitate lasting change by: strengthening capacity for self-help; providing economic opportunity; delivering relief in emergencies; influencing policy decisions at all levels; and addressing discrimination in all its forms. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty.

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