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ActionAid USA
1420 K Street, NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (201) 835-1240
EIN: 52-2277575

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Board Leadership

Luis Guardia


Marie Brill
Executive Director

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International : Development and Relief Services

ActionAid USA

A world without poverty in which every person can exercise his or her right to a life of dignity.

(out of 100)
Overall 88.17 3 stars
  Financial 85.31 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 4 stars
This rating was published 12/22/2015 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 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Primary Revenue Growth 15.4%
  Program Expenses Growth -3.3%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.04
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ActionAid USA on the FY2014 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,986,835
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,986,835
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,986,835
   Other Revenue $1,622
TOTAL REVENUE $5,988,457
   Program Expenses $3,731,814
   Administrative Expenses $476,159
   Fundraising Expenses $569,037
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,211,447
Net Assets $5,002,314


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$133,022 2.78% Marie Clarke Executive Director


ActionAid works in more than 40 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America, with over 25 million poor people. Our work seeks to create and sustain better futures by providing relief from disasters and conflicts, empowering women, fighting hunger, holding governments accountable, and making education accessible.

ActionAid works with coalitions of poor and excluded people from around the world, bringing their perspectives to bear on US policies that affect developing countries. We bring their voices into the American political arena and strengthen domestic support for changes in development policy.

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