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Camfed USA Foundation

When you educate a girl everything changes

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four stars

96.30

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 96.30 four stars
  Financial 96.64 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED) is tackling poverty and inequality by supporting girls to go to school and succeed, and empowering young women to step up as leaders of change. Our model tackles inequality and unlocks the benefits that accrue from girls' education, igniting a wider social movement in girls' communities. Since 1993, CAMFED's innovative education programs in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Ghana, Tanzania and Malawi have directly supported more than 2.6 million students to attend primary and secondary school, and more than 5 million children have benefited from an improved learning environment. CAMA, the alumnae association for CAMFED graduates, is a powerful movement with over 138,000 members and is the largest network of its kind in Africa. CAMA is spurring remarkable change as young women from rural communities use their education to benefit others, and work to break the cycle of poverty for good.

The Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED) is tackling poverty and inequality by supporting girls to go to school and succeed, and empowering young women to step up as leaders of change. Our model tackles inequality and unlocks the benefits that accrue from girls' education, igniting a wider social movement in girls' communities. Since 1993, CAMFED's innovative education programs in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Ghana, Tanzania and Malawi have directly supported more than 2.6 million students to attend primary and secondary school, and more than 5 million children have benefited from an improved learning environment. CAMA, the alumnae association for CAMFED graduates, is a powerful movement with over 138,000 members and is the largest network of its kind in Africa. CAMA is spurring remarkable change as young women from rural communities use their education to benefit others, and work to break the cycle of poverty for good.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of children supported to go to primary school by CAMFED
52,713
Number of children supported to go to secondary school by CAMFED
64,767
Number of students supported to go to school by CAMA (CAMFED's alumnae association)
706,867
Number of children supported to go to school through CAMFED’s community initiatives
344,599
Total number of young women who have joined CAMA (CAMFED’s alumnae association)
138,018
Number of students benefiting from an improved educational environment
2,810,940
Number of CAMA (CAMFED’s alumnae association) members who have been trained in business skills
54,401
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

96.64

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
82.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.35
  Program Expenses Growth 9.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camfed USA Foundation (CA) 96.30 four stars
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Medical Ambassadors International (CA) 86.23 three stars
One Heart World-Wide (CA) 96.66 four stars
Faith In Practice (TX) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,007,518
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $30,268
Total Contributions $4,037,786
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,037,786
   Other Revenue $6,108
TOTAL REVENUE $4,043,894
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,147,144
   Administrative Expenses $457,606
   Fundraising Expenses $377,097
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,981,847
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-937,953
   
Net Assets $5,636,828

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
Educational Support $2,557,644 61.7%
Support by Alumni Network $1,213,154 29.3%
Research and Development $262,533 6.3%

Ratings History
Camfed USA Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 10/01/2019 96.30 four stars
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)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$102,665 2.06% Brooke Hutchinson Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$138,854 2.78% Sandra Spence Director of Global Partnerships
$113,247 2.27% Elizabeth Falcon Head of Finance

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camfed USA Foundation (CA) 96.30 four stars
Rise Against Hunger (NC) 91.16 four stars
Helping Children Worldwide (VA) 91.61 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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