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International : Development and Relief Services

Concern America

Grow a Global Heart

three stars

84.13

2015 N. Broadway Santa Ana, CA 92706
tel: (800) 266-2376   Web Site
EIN: 23-7273488

Board Leadership
Marty Trujillo
Board Chair

CEO
John Straw
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.13 three stars
  Financial 77.57 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Concern America is a globally focused organization that provides long-term solutions to support economically impoverished communities throughout the world. Concern America trains and accompanies community members in health, sanitation, education, income-generation, etc., so the villagers themselves become the health care providers, water system builders, educators, and cooperative business members. This approach maximizes local resources, saves and sustains lives, and builds community and civil society in remote, war-torn regions that lack these services. Since its establishment in 1972, Concern America has worked in fifteen countries on four continents, making a measurable difference in the lives of over two million people in thousands of communities.

Concern America is a globally focused organization that provides long-term solutions to support economically impoverished communities throughout the world. Concern America trains and accompanies community members in health, sanitation, education, income-generation, etc., so the villagers themselves become the health care providers, water system builders, educators, and cooperative business members. This approach maximizes local resources, saves and sustains lives, and builds community and civil society in remote, war-torn regions that lack these services. Since its establishment in 1972, Concern America has worked in fifteen countries on four continents, making a measurable difference in the lives of over two million people in thousands of communities.

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Financial

two stars

77.57

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
76.5%
  Administrative Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.16
  Program Expenses Growth -3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Concern America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Concern America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Concern America (CA) 84.13 three stars
Endeavor (NY) 93.21 four stars
The Negev Foundation (OH) 87.29 three stars
Healing Waters International (CO) 86.72 three stars
The Akshaya Patra Foundation USA (CA) 95.47 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $700,623
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $158,578
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $859,201
   Program Service Revenue $4,084
Total Primary Revenue $863,285
   Other Revenue $48,550
TOTAL REVENUE $911,835
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $744,913
   Administrative Expenses $142,976
   Fundraising Expenses $69,667
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $957,556
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-45,721
   
Net Assets $166,399

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
Field Program $624,304 83.8%
Craft Program $67,185 9.0%
Education Program $53,424 7.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 84.13 three stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 83.60 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 72.84 two stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 72.91 two stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 77.74 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.41 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 84.06 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 83.59 three stars
2012-06 03/01/2013 74.55 two stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 74.54 two stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 73.53 two stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 73.80 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 72.82 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 64.62 one star
2008-06 04/01/2011 85.22 three stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 86.78 three 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 23-7273488
Name in IRS Master File CONCERN AMERICA
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 (59) Other school related 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 March, 1973
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$71,033 7.41% John Straw Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Concern America (CA) 84.13 three stars
Thousand Currents (CA) 92.89 four stars
Grassroots International (MA) 91.67 four stars
One World Children's Fund (CA) 98.23 four stars
Trees for the Future (MD) 89.85 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Concern America
2015 N. Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92706
tel: (800) 266-2376
fax: (714) 953-1242
EIN: 23-7273488

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1790
Santa Ana, CA 92702

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Board Leadership

Marty Trujillo
Board Chair

CEO

John Straw
Executive Director

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