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...501(c)(3) organization

...Donations are tax-deductible

...https://water4.org/

...2405 NW 10th Street
Oklahoma City OK 73107 

405-551-8214


Oklahoma City OK | IRS ruling year: 2009 | EIN: 26-3260581  

 

Eradicating the world's water crisis through local, missional businesses.

Water4 is focused on professionalizing the provision of safe water by equipping a network of missional entrepreneurs throughout sub-Saharan Africa to create lasting economic, physical, and spiritual change through market-based and operationally-contextual safe water solutions. This approach puts the solutions to local problems in the hands of local people and ensures that safe water access is sustained by local resources for lasting impact. An empowered, connected, and professionalized human network that is equipped with innovative and sustainability-focused technologies, aligned with policy makers, and on fire with faith is what we hope to leave behind in our mission of making 'impossible' become 'history.'

 


Rating Information

Good


This charity's score is 85%, earning it a Three-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.


This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores: 90% Accountability & Finance, 10% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

 Important note on the timeliness of ratings

The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Water4 is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

Rating Report

  • Impact & Results
  • Accountability & Finance
  • Culture & Community
  • Leadership & Adaptability
Accountability & Finance
Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability

 

Accountability & Finance

 

Water4 has earned a 85% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

This score represents Form 990 data from 2019, the latest year published by the IRS. 

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Accountability and Transparency
...Full Credit
  
...Partial Credit
  
...No Credit
  
...Not Applicable
Governance
Policies
Transparency

Financial Metrics
...Full Credit
  
...Partial Credit
  
...No Credit
  
...Not Applicable
...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 3.10% - 10/10 pts
...Working Capital Ratio - 0.67 years - 7.5/10 pts
...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.19 - 7.5/10 pts
...Administrative Expense Ratio - 5.80% - 10/10 pts
...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 16.40% - 5/10 pts
...Program Expense Ratio - 77.70% - 7.91/10 pts
...Program Expense Growth - 2.15% - 3.15/10 pts

Unscored Information


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Salary of Key Persons Data Available
IRS Published Data (Business Master File) Data Available
Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) Data available

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