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International : Development and Relief Services

Concern America

Grow a Global Heart

83.95

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

Board Leadership
Ben De Los Reyes
Board Chair

CEO
John Straw
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.95
  Financial 77.31
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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.

Financial

77.31

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
75.6%
  Administrative Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.19
  Program Expenses Growth -4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.0%
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.

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Concern America (CA) 83.95
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $716,113
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $210,347
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $926,460
   Program Service Revenue $3,389
Total Primary Revenue $929,849
   Other Revenue $44,632
TOTAL REVENUE $974,481
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $706,629
   Administrative Expenses $165,693
   Fundraising Expenses $90,189
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $962,511
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $11,970
   
Net Assets $186,852

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 $578,338 81.8%
Craft Program $71,673 10.1%
Education Program $56,618 8.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 09/01/2021 83.95
2019-06 06/01/2020 84.13
2018-06 07/01/2019 83.60
2017-06 05/01/2018 72.84
2016-06 12/01/2017 72.91
2015-06 08/01/2016 77.74
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.41
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 84.06
2013-06 06/01/2014 83.59
2012-06 03/01/2013 74.55
2011-06 10/01/2012 74.54
2011-06 05/01/2012 73.53
2010-06 11/01/2011 73.80
2010-06 09/20/2011 72.82
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 64.62
2008-06 04/01/2011 85.22
2006-06 06/01/2007 86.78

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
$85,192 8.85% John Straw Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Concern America (CA) 83.95
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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

Ben De Los Reyes
Board Chair

CEO

John Straw
Executive Director

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