Disable all preview features

International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking)

The Resource Foundation

Empowering Donors to Strengthen Communities

four stars

94.74

237 West 35th Street Suite 1203
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 675-6170   Web Site
EIN: 13-3421446

Board Leadership
Michael Archer
Board Chair

CEO
Marcela Lopez-Macedonio
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.74 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1987, The Resource Foundation, helps donors support effective, locally-driven development programs in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Resource Foundation provides tailored advisory, consulting and grant administration assistance to corporations, individuals and foundations interested in supporting high-impact programs throughout the region. Donors rely on our regional expertise, multilingual staff and knowledge of the region's nonprofits and programs to safely and securely support projects that make a difference. The Resource Foundation fulfills its mission to empower the disadvantaged so that they can have the skills, knowledge and opportunities to improve their lives.

Founded in 1987, The Resource Foundation, helps donors support effective, locally-driven development programs in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Resource Foundation provides tailored advisory, consulting and grant administration assistance to corporations, individuals and foundations interested in supporting high-impact programs throughout the region. Donors rely on our regional expertise, multilingual staff and knowledge of the region's nonprofits and programs to safely and securely support projects that make a difference. The Resource Foundation fulfills its mission to empower the disadvantaged so that they can have the skills, knowledge and opportunities to improve their lives.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
91.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.63
  Program Expenses Growth 11.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Resource Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Resource Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Resource Foundation (NY) 94.74 four stars
Lifewater International (CA) 85.25 three stars
Room to Read (CA) 91.42 four stars
CHOICE Humanitarian (UT) 93.98 four stars
Akshaya Patra USA (MA) 95.19 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,245,249
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $54,700
   Fundraising Events $52,633
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,352,582
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $11,352,582
   Other Revenue $-19,948
TOTAL REVENUE $11,332,634
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,704,301
   Administrative Expenses $443,075
   Fundraising Expenses $344,403
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,491,779
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,840,855
   
Net Assets $5,522,186

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
Representation, Networking, Training $8,227,766 94.5%
Raise Funds $381,228 4.4%
Development Education Programs $95,307 1.1%

Ratings History
The Resource Foundation has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 94.74 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.66 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 93.68 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 93.57 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 91.85 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 86.69 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 94.51 four stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 93.63 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.18 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 94.34 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 94.37 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 94.37 four stars
2006-12 10/01/2008 94.23 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 13-3421446
Name in IRS Master File RESOURCE FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (603) Non-financial services of facilities to other organizations
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 August, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$159,783 1.68% Loren Finnell President
Other Salaries of Note
$145,000 1.52% Marcela Lopez-Macedonio Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Resource Foundation (NY) 94.74 four stars
Vital Voices Global Partnership (DC) 88.55 three stars
CHOICE Humanitarian (UT) 93.98 four stars
Haiti Outreach (MN) 93.59 four stars
Tostan (DC) 92.54 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Charity Contact Info

The Resource Foundation
237 West 35th Street
Suite 1203
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 675-6170
fax: (212) 268-5325
EIN: 13-3421446

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Michael Archer
Board Chair

CEO

Marcela Lopez-Macedonio
Executive Director

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.