International : Development and Relief Services

Root Capital

Growing rural prosperity in Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia.

four stars

92.38

130 Bishop Allen Drive 2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02139
tel: (617) 661-5792   Web Site
EIN: 04-3478123

Board Leadership
Jeremy Mindich
Board Chair

CEO
William Foote
Founder, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.38 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Root Capital invests in the growth of agricultural enterprises so they can transform rural communities.These businesses purchase crops such as coffee, cocoa, or nuts from smallholder farmers. With growth, they become engines of impact that can raise incomes, create jobs, empower women and young people, sustain peace, and preserve vulnerable ecosystems.

Root Capital invests in the growth of agricultural enterprises so they can transform rural communities.These businesses purchase crops such as coffee, cocoa, or nuts from smallholder farmers. With growth, they become engines of impact that can raise incomes, create jobs, empower women and young people, sustain peace, and preserve vulnerable ecosystems.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
87.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.57
  Program Expenses Growth 17.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 85.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Root Capital on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Root Capital on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,146,148
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,137,095
Total Contributions $8,283,243
   Program Service Revenue $10,007,540
Total Primary Revenue $18,290,783
   Other Revenue $1,243,369
TOTAL REVENUE $19,534,152
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $26,059,082
   Administrative Expenses $2,840,230
   Fundraising Expenses $872,423
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $29,771,735
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-10,237,583
   
Net Assets $14,975,099

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$285,822 0.96% William Foote President, CEO

Mission

Root Capital invests in the growth of agricultural enterprises so they can transform rural communities.These businesses purchase crops such as coffee, cocoa, or nuts from smallholder farmers. With growth, they become engines of impact that can raise incomes, create jobs, empower women and young people, sustain peace, and preserve vulnerable ecosystems.

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Charity Contact Info

Root Capital
130 Bishop Allen Drive
2nd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02139
tel: (617) 661-5792
EIN: 04-3478123

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Board Leadership

Jeremy Mindich
Board Chair

CEO

William Foote
Founder, CEO