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International : Development and Relief Services

Camfed USA Foundation

When you educate a girl everything changes

four stars

94.73

466 Greary Street Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94102
tel: (415) 963-4489   Web Site
EIN: 54-2033897

Board Leadership
Sally Osberg
Chair

CEO
Lucy Lake
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.73 four stars
  Financial 92.55 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/06/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Camfed is dedicated to the eradication of poverty in Africa through the education of girls and the empowerment of women as leaders of change.

Since 1993, Camfed has improved the learning environment of over 2.4 million children in rural areas of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania, Ghana and Malawi and has trained over 19,550 Camfed alumnae to advocate for and lead change in their communities. All Camfed programs begin with an individual girl. By looking at the world from the individual girl's perspective, Camfed works to dismantle the hurdles in her way to obtaining an education and living a healthy adult life. Camfed achieves this by partnering with community members at all levels who help lead Camfed's program design and implementation. Camfed enables communities to solve problems, identify their own resources, knowledge and creativity, and supports them in creating an environment in which every girl is educated, protected, respected, and valued, and grows up to turn the tide of poverty.

Camfed is dedicated to the eradication of poverty in Africa through the education of girls and the empowerment of women as leaders of change.

Since 1993, Camfed has improved the learning environment of over 2.4 million children in rural areas of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania, Ghana and Malawi and has trained over 19,550 Camfed alumnae to advocate for and lead change in their communities. All Camfed programs begin with an individual girl. By looking at the world from the individual girl's perspective, Camfed works to dismantle the hurdles in her way to obtaining an education and living a healthy adult life. Camfed achieves this by partnering with community members at all levels who help lead Camfed's program design and implementation. Camfed enables communities to solve problems, identify their own resources, knowledge and creativity, and supports them in creating an environment in which every girl is educated, protected, respected, and valued, and grows up to turn the tide of poverty.

Financial

four stars

92.55

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/06/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
84.2%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.59
  Program Expenses Growth 6.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camfed USA Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camfed USA Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Camfed USA Foundation (CA) 94.73 four stars
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Neverthirst (AL) 92.24 four stars
Team Rubicon (CA) 91.42 four stars
Water for South Sudan (NY) 91.32 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,620,332
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $134,185
Total Contributions $3,754,517
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,754,517
   Other Revenue $20,364
TOTAL REVENUE $3,774,881
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,607,025
   Administrative Expenses $288,928
   Fundraising Expenses $447,411
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,343,364
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $431,517
   
Net Assets $6,574,781

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
Support by Alumni Network $1,349,409 51.8%
Educational Support $786,508 30.2%
Research and Development $326,001 12.5%
Advocacy $145,107 5.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/06/2019 94.73 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 85.00 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 91.85 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.70 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 81.38 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 88.82 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 88.46 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 88.73 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 97.63 four stars
2010-12 11/06/2012 97.50 four stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 96.22 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 93.81 four stars
2009-12 11/01/2011 93.94 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.17 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 96.95 four stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 99.47 four stars
2007-12 10/01/2008 98.65 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 54-2033897
Name in IRS Master File CAMFED U S A FOUNDATION
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 December, 2001
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
$134,927 4.03% Sandra Spence Co-Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$98,236 2.93% Brooke Hutchinson Co-Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camfed USA Foundation (CA) 94.73 four stars
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EngenderHealth (DC) 88.50 three stars
Islamic Relief USA (VA) 91.16 four stars
Water For People (CO) 94.47 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Camfed USA Foundation
466 Greary Street
Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94102
tel: (415) 963-4489
fax: (415) 963-4195
EIN: 54-2033897

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Board Leadership

Sally Osberg
Chair

CEO

Lucy Lake
Chief Executive Officer

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