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International : Development and Relief Services

One Acre Fund

Farmers First

four stars

94.28

1954 First Street #183
Highland Park, IL 60035
tel: (815) 572-9714   Web Site
EIN: 20-3668110

Board Leadership
Joel Ackerman
Board Chair

CEO
Andrew Youn
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.28 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
91.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.78
  Program Expenses Growth 43.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by One Acre Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by One Acre Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
One Acre Fund (IL) 94.28 four stars
EMpower (NY) 90.46 four stars
Kiva (CA) 96.69 four stars
TechnoServe (DC) 90.12 four stars
Landesa (WA) 88.85 three stars

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One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the financing and training they need to grow their way out of hunger and poverty.

Instead of giving handouts, we invest in smallholder farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. Through a model of asset-based financing that addresses the full value chain, we provide a complete service bundle of seeds and fertilizer, financing for farm inputs, agricultural training, and market facilitation--and we deliver these services within walking distance of the 400,000 rural farmers we serve in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania.

One Acre Fund measures success in our ability to make more farmers more prosperous. We only serve farmers, and we always put Farmers First.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $36,851,239
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,651,487
Total Contributions $39,502,726
   Program Service Revenue $29,636,039
Total Primary Revenue $69,138,765
   Other Revenue $1,759,392
TOTAL REVENUE $70,898,157
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $55,798,747
   Administrative Expenses $2,397,642
   Fundraising Expenses $1,654,397
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $59,850,786
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $11,047,371
   
Net Assets $34,002,018

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Farming Education $55,798,747 100.0%

Ratings History
One Acre Fund has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 94.28 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.74 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 94.47 four stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 96.80 four stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 96.73 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 97.78 four stars
2010-12 10/01/2012 97.34 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 20-3668110
Name in IRS Master File ONE ACRE FUND
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
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).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date January, 2006
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$77,833 0.13% Andrew Youn Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$165,500 0.27% Jacob Goldberg Finance Director
$160,250 0.26% Matthew Forti United States Operations Manager
$133,000 0.22% Barrett Prinz Director of Human Resources
$111,494 0.18% Nancy Tomkowicz Chief Financial Officer

One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the financing and training they need to grow their way out of hunger and poverty.

Instead of giving handouts, we invest in smallholder farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. Through a model of asset-based financing that addresses the full value chain, we provide a complete service bundle of seeds and fertilizer, financing for farm inputs, agricultural training, and market facilitation--and we deliver these services within walking distance of the 400,000 rural farmers we serve in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania.

One Acre Fund measures success in our ability to make more farmers more prosperous. We only serve farmers, and we always put Farmers First.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
One Acre Fund (IL) 94.28 four stars
Landesa (WA) 88.85 three stars
ECHO (FL) 91.32 four stars
Bnai Zion Foundation (NY) 90.56 four stars
Near East Foundation (NY) 93.98 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

One Acre Fund
1954 First Street
#183
Highland Park, IL 60035
tel: (815) 572-9714
EIN: 20-3668110

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Board Leadership

Joel Ackerman
Board Chair

CEO

Andrew Youn
Executive Director

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