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International : Development and Relief Services

Kiva

Loans that change lives

four stars

91.60

875 Howard Street Suite 340
San Francisco, CA 94103
tel: (828) 479-5482   Web Site
EIN: 71-0992446

Board Leadership
Julie Hanna
Chair of the Board

CEO
Neville Crawley
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.60 four stars
  Financial 88.82 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Kiva.org is a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world.

Kiva.org is a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world.

Financial

three stars

88.82

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2018 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)
78.3%
  Administrative Expenses 13.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.64
  Program Expenses Growth 4.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 31.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kiva on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kiva on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kiva (CA) 91.60 four stars
Global Greengrants Fund (CO) 100.00 four stars
Friendship Bridge (CO) 89.02 three stars
Room to Read (CA) 91.42 four stars
ACCION International (MA) 89.54 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $17,394,640
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $17,394,640
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $17,394,640
   Other Revenue $316,486
TOTAL REVENUE $17,711,126
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,851,805
   Administrative Expenses $2,446,908
   Fundraising Expenses $1,416,138
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,714,851
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,725
   
Net Assets $27,665,039

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
Microloans $13,851,805 100.0%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 10/01/2018 91.60 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 90.73 four stars
2015-12 12/21/2016 96.69 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 97.06 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 96.80 four stars
2014-12 02/01/2016 86.48 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 96.90 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 98.76 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 98.69 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 96.78 four stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 97.56 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.48 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 96.55 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 71-0992446
Name in IRS Master File KIVA MICROFUNDS
NTEE Code Q20
NTEE Classification Promotion of International Understanding
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, 2006
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

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
$78,895 0.44% Neville Crawley Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$297,736 1.68% Sonali Kothari Chief Operating Officer
$263,933 1.48% Premal Shah President, Board Member
$204,732 1.15% Austin Choi General Counsel
$149,744 0.84% Jen Kobayashi Director, Software Developer
$42,359 0.23% Martin T. Schopp Former Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kiva (CA) 91.60 four stars
Kids Around the World (IL) 92.29 four stars
The Resource Foundation (NY) 93.53 four stars
charity: water (NY) 92.29 four stars
Shared Interest (NY) 89.75 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Kiva
875 Howard Street
Suite 340
San Francisco, CA 94103
tel: (828) 479-5482
fax: (415) 552-5780
EIN: 71-0992446

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Board Leadership

Julie Hanna
Chair of the Board

CEO

Neville Crawley
CEO

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