Mission: SEE PART III, LINE 1.

Rad-Aid International Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization, with an IRS ruling year of 2009, and donations are tax-deductible.

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Contact Information

  www.rad-aid.org

  8004 ELLINGSON DR
Chevy Chase MD 20815-3030


 Important note on the timeliness of ratings

The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Finance & Accountability score for Rad-Aid International Inc. is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations.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.


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Encompass Rating System by Charity Navigator


Overall Score

100

out of 100

This charity's score is a passing score.
This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores: 90% Finance & Accountability and 10% Leadership & Adaptability


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...   Finance & Accountability


This score provides an assessment of a nonprofit's financial health (stability, efficiency and sustainability) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.


Finance & Accountability Score

100

out of 100

The score earned by Rad-Aid International Inc. is a passing score

This V6 of the Finance & Accountability Score provides a baseline measure of an organization's health including the indicators listed in the report below.

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



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Finance & Accountability Report

100

of 100 points

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Program Expense

Program Expense Ratio

89.47%

Higher effect on score

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The Program Expense Ratio is determined by Program Expenses divided by Total Expense (average of most recent three 990s). This measure reflects the percent of its total expenses a charity spends on the programs and services it exists to deliver.


Program Expense Percentage

Amount of Credit Received

70% or higherFull Credit
60% - 69.9%Partial Credit
50% - 59.9%Zero Points for Program Expense Score
Below 50%Zero Points for Both Program Expense AND Liabilities to Assets Scores

Source: IRS Form 990

Board Composition

13/13 Independent

Higher effect on score


Charity Navigator looks for at least 3 board members, with more than 50% of those members identified as independent (not salaried).


The presence of an independent governing body is strongly recommended by many industry professionals to allow for full deliberation and diversity of thinking on governance and other organizational matters.


Source: IRS Form 990

Independent Audit or Financial Review

Has Audit/Review

Higher effect on score


An Audit, Review, or Compilation provides important information about financial accountability and accuracy. Organizations are scored based on their Total Revenue Amount:

Total Revenue Amount

Expectation to Receive Credit

$1 million or higherExpected to complete an audit
$500,000 - $1 millionExpected to complete an audit, review, or compilation
Less than $500,000No expectation (removed from scoring methodology)

Source: IRS Form 990

Liabilities to Assets Ratio

7.39%

Lower effect on score


The Liabilities to Assets Ratio is determined by Total Liabilities divided by Total Assets (most recent 990). This ratio is an indicator of an organization’s solvency and/or long-term sustainability.

Liabilities to Assets Ratio

Amount of Credit Received

Less than 50%Full Credit
50% - 59.9%Partial Credit
60% or moreNo Credit

Source: IRS Form 990

Website

Listed

Lower effect on score


Charity Navigator looks for a website on the Form 990 as an accountability and transparency metric.


Nonprofits act in the public trust and reporting publicly on activities is an important component.


Source: IRS Form 990

Conflict of Interest Policy

Listed

Lower effect on score


Charity Navigator looks for the existence of a conflict of interest policy on the Form 990 as an accountability and transparency measure.


This policy protects the organization and by extension those it serves, when it is considering entering into a transaction that may benefit the private interest of an officer, director and/or key employee of the organization.


Source: IRS Form 990

Board Meeting Minutes

Documented

Lower effect on score


Charity Navigator looks to confirm on the Form 990 that the organization has this process in place as an accountability and transparency measure.


An official record of the events that take place during a board meeting ensures that a contemporaneous document exists for future reference.


Source: IRS Form 990

Document Retention and Destruction

Listed

Lower effect on score


Charity Navigator looks for the existence of a document retention and destruction policy per the Form 990 as an accountability and transparency measure.


This policy establishes guidelines for the handling, backing up, archiving and destruction of documents. These guidelines foster good record keeping procedures that promote data integrity.


Source: IRS Form 990

Whistleblower Policy

Listed

Lower effect on score


Charity Navigator looks for the existence of a whistleblower policy per the Form 990 as an accountability and transparency measure.


This policy outlines procedures for handling employee complaints, as well as a confidential way for employees to report financial or other types of mismanagement.


Source: IRS Form 990

Additional Information

Unscored

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Total Revenue and Expenses

Total Revenue and Expenses

This chart displays the trend of revenue and expenses over the past several years for this organization, as reported on their IRS Form 990.

Salary of Key Persons

Presented here are up to five of this organization's highest compensated employees. This compensation data includes salary, cash bonuses, and expense accounts and is displayed exactly how it is reported to the IRS. The amounts do not include nontaxable benefits, deferred compensation, or other amounts not reported on Form W-2. In some cases, these amounts may include compensation from related organizations. Read the IRS policies for compensation reporting



DANIEL MOLLURA, PRESIDENT

$0


BRIAN G CHOI, DIRECTOR

$0


SONNIE DOCKSER, DIRECTOR

$0


SUSAN HARVEY, DIRECTOR

$0


THERESA LOAR, DIRECTOR

$0


Source: IRS Form 990 (page 7), filing year 2019

Business Master File Data

Below are some key data points from the Exempt Organization IRS Business Master File (BMF) for this organization. Learn more about the BMF on the IRS website


Activities:

Activity data not reported from the IRS


Foundation Status:

Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi) (BMF foundation code: 15)


Affiliation:

Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations). (BMF affiliation code: 3)

Data Sources: IRS Forms 990

The Form 990 is a document that nonprofit organizations file with the IRS annually. We leverage finance and accountability data from it to form Encompass ratings. Click here to view this organization's Forms 990 on the IRS website (if any are available).

Pandemic Response

Due to the unprecedented nature of the pandemic, we give charities such as this one the opportunity to share the story of COVID's impact on them. Charities may submit their own pandemic responses through their nonprofit portal.


Rad-Aid International Inc. reported being impacted by COVID-19 in the following ways:
  • Program Delivery

  • Fundraising Capacity

  • Revenue

  • Staffing

  • Administrative Capacity

  • Grants Received

  • Grants Sent

  • Balance Sheet


How COVID-19 impacted the organization's operations financially:

The COVID 19 pandemic presented international travel restrictions. This gave RAD-AID an opportunity to launch the USA Women's Health Access Program, with significant financial support from Hologic.


How COVID-19 impacted the organization's delivery of programs:

The COVID-19 pandemic allowed RAD-AID escalate our commitment to health inequalities. We launched the RAD-AID USA Women’s Health Access Program to increase healthcare pathways for women of color in the United States, including breast and cervical cancer screening, education, technology, and patient-navigation. We consequently developed innovative patient outreach models and resources in such locations as Georgia, Washington DC, New York, Denver, Seattle, Arizona, Alabama, Chicago, and others on the way as we launch new sites for healthcare accessibility. Internationally, our programs pivoted our methods of education delivery from in person teach to virtual methods, and supporting IT infrastructure in our partner countries to ensure that virtual education could be effectively delivered.


How this organization adapted to changing conditions caused by COVID-19:

RAD-AID was able to flexibly pivot our charitable operations to closely support and communicate with our partner health institutions. We launched over 300 webinars in 2020 and 2021 for interactive teaching and case-consultations. RAD-AID accelerated donations and shipping of medical supplies, including PPE, high resolution radiology monitors, ultrasound units and more, which fits with our 13-year history of donating over $15 million to low-resource health institutions. We invested heavily in the RAD AID Learning Center and in-country IT infrastructure to expand online instructional content delivery across a wide range of topics, including safety and COVID-19 response strategies.


Innovations the organization intends to continue permanently after the pandemic:

As RAD-AID accelerated it's delivery of virtual education, the RAD-AID Learning Center instituted high-yield partnerships with American College of Radiology Case-in-Point Series, Applied Radiology, vRad, and many other institutions committed to our global health mission.


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...   Impact & Results


This score estimates the actual impact a nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact.


Impact & Results Score

Not Currently Scored

Rad-Aid International Inc. cannot currently be evaluated by our Encompass Rating Impact & Results methodology because either (A) it is eligible, but we have not yet received data; (B) we have not yet developed an algorithm to estimate its programmatic impact; (C) its programs are not direct services; or (D) it is not heavily reliant on contributions from individual donors.

Note: The absence of a score does not indicate a positive or negative assessment, it only indicates that we have not yet evaluated the organization.

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Largest Programs

Largest Programs



Rad-Aid International Inc. reported its three largest programs on its FY 2019 Form 990 as:


$139,274

Spent in most recent FY

37%

Percent of program expenses


EDUCATION PROGRAM: THE RAD-AID INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAM PROMOTES EDUCATIONAL DELIVERY AND HUMAN CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT IN RESPONSE TO GAPS AND NEEDS FOUND IN RADIOLOGY READINESS DATA ACROSS ALL R ... (More)


$49,817

Spent in most recent FY

13%

Percent of program expenses


INFORMATICS: RAD-AID INFORMATICS OFFERS NUMEROUS OPPORTUNITIES FOR HEALTH IT PROFESSIONALS TO VOLUNTEER AND SERVE IN LOW-RESOURCE REGIONS, SUCH AS FOR THE BUILDING OF NEW IT ARCHITECTURES, INSTALLING  ... (More)


$78,252

Spent in most recent FY

21%

Percent of program expenses


NURSING PROGRAM: THE RAD-AID INTERNATIONAL NURSING PROGRAM PROMOTESNURSING INVOLVEMENT IN MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAMS TO STRENGTHEN NURSING CARE COMPETENCIES AND EDUCATION IN GLOBAL HEALTH RADIOLOGY ACROS ... (More)


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...   Leadership & Adaptability


This score provides an assessment of the organization's leadership capacity, strategic thinking and planning, and ability to innovate or respond to changes in constituent demand/need or other relevant social and economic conditions to achieve the organization's mission.


Leadership & Adaptability Score

100

out of 100

The score earned by Rad-Aid International Inc. is a passing score.

Encompass Rating V4 provides an evaluation of the organization's Leadership & Adaptability through the nonprofit organization submitting a survey response directly to Charity Navigator.


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Leadership & Adaptability Report

100

of 100 points

Mission

The nonprofit organization presents evidence of strategic thinking through articulating the organization’s mission


To improve and optimize access to medical imaging and radiology in low resource regions of the world for increasing radiology’s contribution to global public health initiatives and patient care.


Source: Nonprofit submitted responses

Vision

The nonprofit organization presents evidence of strategic thinking through articulating the organization’s vision.


According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 3-4 billion people are at risk for widespread losses and deaths that can be avoided or treated, if radiology were available. RAD-AID seeks to increase the accessibility and availability of radiology services across the globe, so that disease can be detected and treated early and lives can be saved.


Source: Nonprofit submitted responses

Strategic Goals

The nonprofit organization presents evidence of strategic thinking and goal setting through sharing their most important strategic goals.


Goal One: Invests in multidisciplinary education in radiology as a sustainable approach for human capacity development

Goal Type: Invest in the capacity of our organization (financial, management, technical, etc.).


Goal Two: Increase global radiology technology and innovation

Goal Type: New program(s) based on observed changes in needs among our constituencies/communities served.



Source: Nonprofit submitted responses

Leadership Development

The nonprofit provides evidence of investment in leadership development


Describe an investment in leadership

Mentorship and onboarding of new program managers by existing leadership. Holding training sessions for program managers on organization's leadership tools such as the Learning Center and volunteer portal

Source: Nonprofit submitted responses

Mobilizing for Mission

The nonprofit provides evidence of leadership through focusing externally and mobilizing resources for the mission.


This organization mobilizes for mission in the following ways:
  • Strategic Partnerships

  • Networks of Collective Impact Efforts

  • Thought Leadership

  • Raising Awareness

What are this organization’s external mobilizaton efforts?

RAD-AID is a network of partners bringing radiology and medical imaging to low resource regions. That means bringing together the very best and brightest to implement new solutions to radiology shortages. Partnerships between nonprofit organizations, the private sector, government agencies, technology companies, and health institutions constitute the cornerstone of RAD-AID’s strategy to increase access to low resource regions.

Source: Nonprofit submitted responses

Story of Adaptability

The nonprofit has an opportunity to tell the story of how the organization adapted to tremendous external changes in the last year.


The COVID-19 pandemic impacted RAD-AID's ability to send volunteers overseas to our partners to provide on-site education and training. To adapt to this change, RAD-AID pivoted education delivery to online learning platforms. To ensure our partner sites could participate in high quality online learning, RAD-AID invested in IT infrastructure supporting internet access. RAD-AID also provided PPE to our partners in low resource areas with high COVID rates.

Source: Nonprofit submitted responses

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...   Culture & Community


This score provides an assessment of the organization's culture and connectedness to the community it serves. Learn more about how and why we rate Culture & Community.


Culture & Community Score

Not Currently Scored

Rad-Aid International Inc. is currently not eligible for a Culture & Community score because we have not received its Constituent Feedback or Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion data. Nonprofit organizations are encouraged to fill out the How We Listen and Equity Practices sections of their Candid profile.

Note: The absence of a score does not indicate a positive or negative assessment, it only indicates that we have not yet evaluated the organization.


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Culture & Community Report

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Constituent Feedback

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion


This organization has not provided information regarding the diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) practices it is presently implementing. As such, the organization has not earned a score on this metric. Charity Navigator believes nonprofit organizations implementing effective DEI policies and practices can enhance a nonprofit's decision-making, staff motivation, innovation, and effectiveness.


Methodology


We are utilizing data collected by Candid to document and assess the DEI practices implemented by the organization. Nonprofit organizations are encouraged to fill out the Equity Strategies section of their Candid profiles to receive a rating.


Learn more about the methodology.

Constituent Feedback


Constituent Feedback and Listening Practice data are not available for this organization. Charity Navigator believes nonprofit organizations that engage in inclusive practices, such as collecting feedback from the people and communities they serve, may be more effective.



Methodology


We've partnered with Candid to survey organizations about their feedback practices. Nonprofit organizations can fill out the How We Listen section of their Candid profile to receive a rating.


Learn more about the methodology.

Analysis and Research


Like the overall Encompass Rating System, the Culture & Community Beacon is designed to evolve as metrics are developed and ready for integration. Below you can find more information about the metrics we currently evaluate in this beacon and their relevance to nonprofit performance.


Constituent Feedback


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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