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International : Development and Relief Services

charity: water

Water changes everything

92.54

40 Worth Street, STE 330 New York, NY 10013
tel: (646) 688-2323   Web Site
EIN: 22-3936753

Board Leadership
Michael Wilkerson
Chairman

CEO
Scott Harrison
Founder, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.54
  Financial 89.45
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

89.45

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
83.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.88
  Program Expenses Growth 20.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 47.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by charity: water on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by charity: water on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
charity: water (NY) 92.54
Kids Around the World (IL) 91.77
Outreach International (MO) 88.36
Plant With Purpose (CA) 88.68
People for Care and Learning (TN) 90.94

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charity: water focuses on life's most basic need -- water. But to significantly cut down disease rates in the developing world, water is just the first step. Almost everywhere charity: water builds a freshwater well, we also require sanitation training. In some communities, we build latrines; at the very least, we promote simple hand-washing stations made with readily-available materials. Clean water can greatly alleviate the world's disease burden, but only with education and hygienic practice. charity: water is committed to using water as a gateway to sanitary living. charity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. 100% of public donations directly fund water projects.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $42,058,830
   Federated Campaigns $71,472
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,559,957
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $43,690,259
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $43,690,259
   Other Revenue $824
TOTAL REVENUE $43,691,083
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $33,014,896
   Administrative Expenses $3,242,732
   Fundraising Expenses $3,769,846
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $40,027,474
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,663,609
   
Net Assets $28,947,074

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
Water Projects in Ethiopia $11,245,748 34.1%
Water Projects in Malawi $4,275,140 12.9%
Water Projects in Nepal $2,018,296 6.1%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.54
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 96.98
2013-12 07/01/2015 97.05
2013-12 06/01/2015 95.91
2012-12 12/01/2013 97.10
2011-12 02/01/2013 97.32
2010-12 10/01/2011 95.14
2010-12 09/20/2011 94.70

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 22-3936753
Name in IRS Master File CHARITY GLOBAL INC
NTEE Code P80
NTEE Classification Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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 February, 2007
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$220,921 0.55% Scott Harrison CEO, Founder
Other Salaries of Note
$249,429 0.62% Christopher Gorder Chief Water Officer

charity: water focuses on life's most basic need -- water. But to significantly cut down disease rates in the developing world, water is just the first step. Almost everywhere charity: water builds a freshwater well, we also require sanitation training. In some communities, we build latrines; at the very least, we promote simple hand-washing stations made with readily-available materials. Clean water can greatly alleviate the world's disease burden, but only with education and hygienic practice. charity: water is committed to using water as a gateway to sanitary living. charity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. 100% of public donations directly fund water projects.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
charity: water (NY) 92.54
International Community Foundation (CA) 96.66
International Youth Foundation (MD) 94.26
Opportunity International (IL) 91.16
ECHO (FL) 94.53

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Women for Women International (DC) 81.85
Water.org (MO) 93.61

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Charity Contact Info

charity: water
40 Worth Street, STE 330
New York, NY 10013
tel: (646) 688-2323
fax: (646) 638-2083
EIN: 22-3936753

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Board Leadership

Michael Wilkerson
Chairman

CEO

Scott Harrison
Founder, CEO

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