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WaterAid America

The leading charity for clean, safe water and sanitation in Africa, Asia and Central America

four stars

90.09

233 Broadway Suite 2705
New York, NY 10279
tel: (212) 683-0430   Web Site
EIN: 30-0181674

Board Leadership
Marc Robert
Chairman

CEO
Sarina Prabasi
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.09 four stars
  Financial 86.58 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

WaterAid America transforms lives by improving access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation in the world's poorest communities. We work with partners and influence decision-makers to maximize our impact. WaterAid enables the world's poorest people to gain access to safe water and sanitation. Together with improved hygiene, these basic human rights underpin health, education and livelihoods, forming the first essential step in overcoming poverty. We work with local partners, who understand local issues, and provide them with the skills and support to help communities set up and manage practical and sustainable projects that meet their real needs. We also work locally and internationally to change policy and practice and ensure that water, hygiene and sanitation's vital role in reducing poverty is recognized.

WaterAid America transforms lives by improving access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation in the world's poorest communities. We work with partners and influence decision-makers to maximize our impact. WaterAid enables the world's poorest people to gain access to safe water and sanitation. Together with improved hygiene, these basic human rights underpin health, education and livelihoods, forming the first essential step in overcoming poverty. We work with local partners, who understand local issues, and provide them with the skills and support to help communities set up and manage practical and sustainable projects that meet their real needs. We also work locally and internationally to change policy and practice and ensure that water, hygiene and sanitation's vital role in reducing poverty is recognized.

Results Information

Reported Results
Total in 2016
Number of people receiving safe drinking water from community systems
1,900,000
Number of people reached with access to sanitation
3,000,000
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Financial

three stars

86.58

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.13
  Program Expenses Growth 9.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 53.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WaterAid America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WaterAid America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WaterAid America (NY) 90.09 four stars
Catholic Relief Services (MD) 90.91 four stars
VisionSpring (NY) 87.00 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,868,192
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $290,667
Total Contributions $7,158,859
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,158,859
   Other Revenue $11,405
TOTAL REVENUE $7,170,264
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,280,070
   Administrative Expenses $852,892
   Fundraising Expenses $1,290,833
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,423,795
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,253,531
   
Net Assets $1,408,464

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
WaterAid America has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-03 10/01/2017 90.09 four stars
2015-03 07/01/2016 93.59 four stars
2014-03 06/01/2016 93.29 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 09/01/2015 91.08 four stars
2013-03 02/01/2014 95.19 four stars
2012-03 12/01/2012 90.91 four stars
2011-03 04/01/2012 77.25 two stars
2009-03 09/20/2011 98.53 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-03 06/01/2010 97.92 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 30-0181674
Name in IRS Master File WATERAID AMERICA INC
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
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 July, 2003
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
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  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
  • March, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$188,333 1.80% Sarina Prabasi CEO

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Charity Contact Info

WaterAid America
233 Broadway
Suite 2705
New York, NY 10279
tel: (212) 683-0430
fax: (212) 683-0293
EIN: 30-0181674

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Board Leadership

Marc Robert
Chairman

CEO

Sarina Prabasi
Chief Executive Officer

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