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International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking)

BRAC USA

BRAC is a global leader in creating opportunities at scale as a means to end poverty.

four stars

91.16

110 William St, 29th Floor New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 808-5615   Web Site
EIN: 20-8456741

Board Leadership
Lincoln Chen
Chairperson

CEO
Donella Rapier
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.16 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

BRAC is a development success story, spreading solutions born in Bangladesh to 10 other countries around the world - a global leader in creating opportunity for the world's poor. What started out as a limited relief operation in 1972 in a remote village of Bangladesh has turned into the largest development organization in the world. Organizing the poor using communities' own human and material resources, it catalyses lasting change, creating an ecosystem in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives. We do this with a holistic development approach geared toward inclusion, using tools like microfinance, education, healthcare, legal services, community empowerment and more. Our work now touches the lives of an estimated 126 million people in 11 countries. BRAC USA is a US affiliate created in 2007 to advance and support BRAC's global mission.

BRAC is a development success story, spreading solutions born in Bangladesh to 10 other countries around the world - a global leader in creating opportunity for the world's poor. What started out as a limited relief operation in 1972 in a remote village of Bangladesh has turned into the largest development organization in the world. Organizing the poor using communities' own human and material resources, it catalyses lasting change, creating an ecosystem in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives. We do this with a holistic development approach geared toward inclusion, using tools like microfinance, education, healthcare, legal services, community empowerment and more. Our work now touches the lives of an estimated 126 million people in 11 countries. BRAC USA is a US affiliate created in 2007 to advance and support BRAC's global mission.

Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 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)
94.4%
  Administrative Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.45
  Program Expenses Growth 18.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 68.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by BRAC USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by BRAC USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
BRAC USA (NY) 91.16 four stars
The Hunger Project (NY) 88.33 three stars
Mercy-USA for Aid and Development (MI) 90.92 four stars
Tostan (DC) 92.91 four stars
World Bicycle Relief (IL) 85.27 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,405,669
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $16,405,669
   Program Service Revenue $533,371
Total Primary Revenue $16,939,040
   Other Revenue $13,833
TOTAL REVENUE $16,952,873
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,636,112
   Administrative Expenses $494,295
   Fundraising Expenses $393,617
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,524,024
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,571,151
   
Net Assets $7,584,782

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
Grantmaking $16,913,946 90.8%
Strategic Program Services $1,353,586 7.3%
Communications & Outreach $368,580 2.0%

Ratings History
BRAC USA has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 02/01/2018 91.16 four stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 92.92 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 94.69 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 96.36 four stars
2013-09 12/22/2014 97.81 four stars
2012-09 11/01/2013 96.30 four stars
2011-09 09/01/2012 92.95 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 20-8456741
Name in IRS Master File BRAC USA INC
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
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 June, 2007
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 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
Not compensated -- Donella Rapier President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$235,230 1.20% Susan M. Davis Former President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
BRAC USA (NY) 91.16 four stars
ECHO (FL) 93.09 four stars
The Hunger Project (NY) 88.33 three stars
Tostan (DC) 92.91 four stars
Christian Freedom International (VA) 94.42 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

BRAC USA
110 William St, 29th Floor
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 808-5615
fax: (212) 808-0203
EIN: 20-8456741

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Board Leadership

Lincoln Chen
Chairperson

CEO

Donella Rapier
President, CEO

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