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International : Development and Relief Services

Landesa

Rural Development Institute

four stars

95.17

1424 Fourth Avenue Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98101
tel: (206) 528-5880   Web Site
EIN: 91-1158970

Board Leadership
Vikesh Mahendroo
Board Chair

CEO
Chris Jochnick
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.17 four stars
  Financial 93.17 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Landesa champions and works to secure land rights for millions of the world's poorest men and women to provide opportunity and promote social justice.

Landesa champions and works to secure land rights for millions of the world's poorest men and women to provide opportunity and promote social justice.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of people receiving formal land documents to secure their land rights.
307,000,000
Number of key grassroots influencers with enhanced ability to promote land rights.
4,863
Number of people whose ability to enjoy and protect rights to land has been enhanced by Landesa.
363,501
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

93.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth 11.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Landesa on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Landesa on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Landesa (WA) 95.17 four stars
Synergos (NY) 92.54 four stars
Healing Waters International (CO) 90.60 four stars
Global Fund for Children (DC) 86.51 three stars
Bridges to Prosperity (CO) 92.92 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,260,596
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $218,570
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,479,166
   Program Service Revenue $1,576,679
Total Primary Revenue $13,055,845
   Other Revenue $-44,465
TOTAL REVENUE $13,011,380
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,768,864
   Administrative Expenses $1,964,829
   Fundraising Expenses $1,204,947
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,938,640
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-927,260
   
Net Assets $7,458,473

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
Advocacy in Myanmar $3,704,108 34.4%
Advocacy in India $3,176,587 29.5%
Landesa Center for Women's Land Rights $765,453 7.1%

Ratings History
Landesa has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 95.17 four stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 94.59 four stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 93.19 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 88.85 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.60 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 85.70 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 92.89 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 91.36 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 91-1158970
Name in IRS Master File RURAL DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE
NTEE Code S02
NTEE Classification Management & Technical Assistance
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
(125) Giving information or opinion (see also Advocacy)
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 January, 2002
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$236,730 1.69% Chris Jochnick President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Landesa (WA) 95.17 four stars
Water Mission (SC) 100.00 four stars
Bnai Zion Foundation (NY) 93.72 four stars
Worldserve International (MO) 87.25 three stars
One World Children's Fund (CA) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Landesa
1424 Fourth Avenue
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98101
tel: (206) 528-5880
fax: (206) 528-5881
EIN: 91-1158970

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Board Leadership

Vikesh Mahendroo
Board Chair

CEO

Chris Jochnick
President & CEO

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