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International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

BrazilFoundation

Generating resources for programs that transform the social reality of Brazil

four stars

94.32

345 Seventh Avenue #1401 New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 244-3663   Web Site
EIN: 13-4131482

Board Leadership
Will Landers
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Rebecca Tavares
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.32 four stars
  Financial 91.97 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

BrazilFoundation was established in 2000 with the goal of generating resources for social entrepreneurs who propose creative and innovative solutions to challenges faced by communities throughout Brazil. In 10 years BrazilFoundation has raised over $17 million dollars and supported more than 300 social projects in Brazil in the areas of Education, Health, Culture, Participatory Development and Human Rights. We provide project grantees with financial support while stimulating local advocacy and promoting access to goods and services, empowering communities to take responsibility for their own development.

BrazilFoundation was established in 2000 with the goal of generating resources for social entrepreneurs who propose creative and innovative solutions to challenges faced by communities throughout Brazil. In 10 years BrazilFoundation has raised over $17 million dollars and supported more than 300 social projects in Brazil in the areas of Education, Health, Culture, Participatory Development and Human Rights. We provide project grantees with financial support while stimulating local advocacy and promoting access to goods and services, empowering communities to take responsibility for their own development.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Average grant amount
8,078
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
2,948,620
Total number of grants awarded
365
Number of organizations applying for grants
252
This impact information is current as of March 2020, 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

91.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
84.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth 8.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by BrazilFoundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by BrazilFoundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
BrazilFoundation (NY) 94.32 four stars
Grassroots International (MA) 91.67 four stars
Global Fund for Children (DC) 86.51 three stars
Trees for the Future (MD) 89.85 three stars
CHOICE Humanitarian (UT) 88.94 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,065,924
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,065,924
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,065,924
   Other Revenue $2,046,426
TOTAL REVENUE $4,112,350
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,426,097
   Administrative Expenses $337,497
   Fundraising Expenses $203,438
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,967,032
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $145,318
   
Net Assets $3,392,838

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
Donor Advised Grants $1,810,229 52.8%
Discretionary and Partnership Grants $1,011,801 29.5%
Program Support to Grantees $366,127 10.7%

Ratings History
BrazilFoundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 94.32 four stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 91.42 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 85.85 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 87.62 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.46 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 90.23 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 97.41 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2013 96.31 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 80.76 three stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 80.67 three 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 13-4131482
Name in IRS Master File BRAZIL 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 October, 2000
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
$91,693 2.31% Patricia Lobaccaro President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
BrazilFoundation (NY) 94.32 four stars
Growing Hope Globally, formerly Foods Resource Bank (IL) 89.39 three stars
Trickle Up (NY) 94.13 four stars
Landesa (WA) 95.17 four stars
Thousand Currents (CA) 92.89 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

BrazilFoundation
345 Seventh Avenue #1401
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 244-3663
fax: (212) 244-4334
EIN: 13-4131482

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Board Leadership

Will Landers
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Rebecca Tavares
President & CEO

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