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WorldTeach

Dedicated to international development, education and cultural exchange

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three stars

88.77

2 Garden Street Cambridge, MA 02138
tel: (857) 259-6646   Web Site
EIN: 04-3136110

Board Leadership
Fernando Reimers
President of the Board

CEO
Mitra Shavarini
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.77 three stars
  Financial 84.13 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

WorldTeach provides opportunities for individuals to make a meaningful contribution to international education by living and working as volunteer teachers in developing countries. WorldTeach was founded by a group of Harvard students in 1986, in response to the need for educational assistance in developing countries. It also addressed a growing interest among people in the U.S. and elsewhere to serve, teach and learn as volunteers overseas. Since its inception, WorldTeach has placed thousands of volunteer educators in communities throughout Asia, Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe and the Pacific. WorldTeach offers the benefits of a well-established volunteer organization, while also providing more comprehensive, personalized support and training as a small NGO.

WorldTeach provides opportunities for individuals to make a meaningful contribution to international education by living and working as volunteer teachers in developing countries. WorldTeach was founded by a group of Harvard students in 1986, in response to the need for educational assistance in developing countries. It also addressed a growing interest among people in the U.S. and elsewhere to serve, teach and learn as volunteers overseas. Since its inception, WorldTeach has placed thousands of volunteer educators in communities throughout Asia, Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe and the Pacific. WorldTeach offers the benefits of a well-established volunteer organization, while also providing more comprehensive, personalized support and training as a small NGO.

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This impact information is current as of October 2018, 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

three stars

84.13

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 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)
90.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.79
  Program Expenses Growth -2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WorldTeach on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WorldTeach on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WorldTeach (MA) 88.77 three stars
Yale-China Association (CT) 91.27 four stars
Eisenhower Fellowships (PA) 94.38 four stars
Ashoka (VA) 86.50 three stars
Netherland-America Foundation (NY) 93.25 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,549,426
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,549,426
   Program Service Revenue $314,585
Total Primary Revenue $1,864,011
   Other Revenue $64,680
TOTAL REVENUE $1,928,691
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,139,469
   Administrative Expenses $211,516
   Fundraising Expenses $38,643
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,389,628
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-460,937
   
Net Assets $1,994,640

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
Teacher Placement $2,139,469 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 11/01/2018 88.77 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 89.39 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 88.29 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.39 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 85.30 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2015 86.48 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 86.32 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 93.98 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 97.88 four stars
2010-06 02/01/2012 93.64 four stars
2009-06 10/01/2011 93.68 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 83.27 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 94.46 four stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 97.06 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 04-3136110
Name in IRS Master File WORLDTEACH INC
NTEE Code Q22
NTEE Classification International Student Exchange and Aid
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (910) Domestic organization with activities outside U.S.
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 March, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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
$137,224 5.74% Karen Doyle Grossman Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WorldTeach (MA) 88.77 three stars
Netherland-America Foundation (NY) 93.25 four stars
Institute of International Education (NY) 89.86 three stars
Ashoka (VA) 86.50 three stars
NAFSA: Association of International Educators (DC) 85.07 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

WorldTeach
2 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
tel: (857) 259-6646
fax: (857) 259-6638
EIN: 04-3136110

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Board Leadership

Fernando Reimers
President of the Board

CEO

Mitra Shavarini
Executive Director

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