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MA‘O Organic Farms

Social entrepreneurship, growing organic food & young leaders for a sustainable Hawaii

three stars

81.33

86-148 Puhawai Road Wai'anae, HI 96792
tel: (808) 696-5569   Web Site
EIN: 99-0350803

Board Leadership
Kaimana Pine
Board President

CEO
Kukui Maunakea-Forth
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.33 three stars
  Financial 76.01 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2000 as Wai‘anae Community Re-Development Corporation, MA'O Organic Farms works to promote social entrepreneurship, growing organic food, and educating young leaders for a sustainable Hawaii. Our strategy impacts five critical areas of need: out-of-school youth, sustainable economic development, agriculture, health, and Hawaiian culture. Youth leadership and social enterprise development is our core objective, with strategies to build a localized movement to put the value of aloha ‘aina into action.

Founded in 2000 as Wai‘anae Community Re-Development Corporation, MA'O Organic Farms works to promote social entrepreneurship, growing organic food, and educating young leaders for a sustainable Hawaii. Our strategy impacts five critical areas of need: out-of-school youth, sustainable economic development, agriculture, health, and Hawaiian culture. Youth leadership and social enterprise development is our core objective, with strategies to build a localized movement to put the value of aloha ‘aina into action.

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Financial

two stars

76.01

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
79.8%
  Administrative Expenses 15.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.83
  Program Expenses Growth -11.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 42.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MA‘O Organic Farms on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MA‘O Organic Farms on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
MA‘O Organic Farms (HI) 81.33 three stars
Project Success (MN) 88.68 three stars
Achievement Centers for Children & Families Foundation (FL) 90.97 four stars
Overtown Youth Center (FL) 91.45 four stars
Global Kids (NY) 92.55 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,004,438
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $37,513
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $52,275
Total Contributions $1,094,226
   Program Service Revenue $22,043
Total Primary Revenue $1,116,269
   Other Revenue $155,207
TOTAL REVENUE $1,271,476
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,101,149
   Administrative Expenses $217,962
   Fundraising Expenses $67,061
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,386,172
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-114,696
   
Net Assets $1,771,892

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
Eduprise $1,101,149 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 81.33 three stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 83.01 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 80.84 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.05 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 83.23 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2014 91.64 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 99-0350803
Name in IRS Master File WAI-ANAE COMMUNITY RE-DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
NTEE Code J22
NTEE Classification Vocational Training
NTEE Type Employment, Job-Related
Classification Educational 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, 2001
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$92,500 6.67% J. Kukui Maunakea-Forth Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$92,500 6.67% Gary Maunakea-Forth Operations Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
MA‘O Organic Farms (HI) 81.33 three stars
Church Hill Activities and Tutoring (VA) 96.81 four stars
Communities in Schools of Chicago (IL) 92.13 four stars
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NY) 85.27 three stars
New Jersey SEEDS (NJ) 90.41 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

MA‘O Organic Farms
86-148 Puhawai Road
Wai'anae, HI 96792
tel: (808) 696-5569
EIN: 99-0350803

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 441
Wai'anae, HI 96792

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Board Leadership

Kaimana Pine
Board President

CEO

Kukui Maunakea-Forth
Executive Director

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