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CN Advisory: Low Concern

The Clinton Foundation

Strengthening the capacity of people to meet the challenges of global interdependence

four stars

92.40

1633 Broadway Fifth Floor
New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 348-8882   Web Site
EIN: 31-1580204

Board Leadership
Bill Clinton
Chairman

CEO
Alex Chan
Chief Executive Officer

CN CN CN MODERATE CN CN CN HIGH

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.40 four stars
  Financial 91.86 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

The Clinton Foundation convenes businesses, governments, NGOs, and individuals to improve global health and wellness, increase opportunity for women and girls, reduce childhood obesity, create economic opportunity and growth, and help communities address the effects of climate change.

The Clinton Foundation convenes businesses, governments, NGOs, and individuals to improve global health and wellness, increase opportunity for women and girls, reduce childhood obesity, create economic opportunity and growth, and help communities address the effects of climate change.

Financial

four stars

91.86

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
86.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.87
  Program Expenses Growth 5.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Clinton Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Clinton Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Clinton Foundation (NY) 92.40 four stars
SOZO International (CO) 86.00 three stars
Ezra International (FL) 93.90 four stars
Camfed USA Foundation (CA) 85.00 three stars
The Haitian Project (RI) 86.10 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $119,127,208
   Federated Campaigns $38,905
   Membership Dues $118,875
   Fundraising Events $12,330,627
   Related Organizations $3,786,590
   Government Grants $70,259,266
Total Contributions $205,661,471
   Program Service Revenue $2,912,432
Total Primary Revenue $208,573,903
   Other Revenue $5,155,883
TOTAL REVENUE $213,729,786
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $196,284,550
   Administrative Expenses $26,660,327
   Fundraising Expenses $4,383,781
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $227,328,658
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-13,598,872
   
Net Assets $389,325,934

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
Clinton Health Access Initiative $129,662,635 66.1%
Clinton Global Initiative $22,636,021 11.5%
Clinton Presidential Center $11,287,293 5.8%
Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership $8,711,717 4.4%

Ratings History
The Clinton Foundation has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 08/01/2018 92.40 four stars
-- 01/22/2018 --Low Concern Advisory

On January 4, 2018, Reuters reported on the operations of The Clinton Foundation, in an article titled, "Justice Dept. launches new Clinton Foundation probe: The Hill." For this reason, we have issued a Low Concern CN Advisory. For more information, please see the Reuters article.

Charity Response

The Clinton Foundation referred Charity Navigator to the statement they provided at the time of these news reports: 

Statement from the Clinton Foundation:

“Time after time, the Clinton Foundation has been subjected to politically motivated allegations, and time after time these allegations have been proven false. None of this has made us waver in our mission to help people. The Clinton Foundation has demonstrably improved the lives of millions of people across America and around the world while earning top ratings from charity watchdog groups in the process. There are real issues in our society needing attention that the Clinton Foundation works hard to solve every day. So we're going to stay focused on what really matters.”

2015-12 08/01/2017 93.91 four stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 94.74 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 31-1580204
Name in IRS Master File BILL HILLARY & CHELSEA CLINTON FOUNDATION
NTEE Code E70
NTEE Classification Public Health Program (Includes General Health and Wellness Promotion
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(61) Library
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 January, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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
$361,308 0.15% Bruce R. Lindsey Director
Other Salaries of Note
$394,137 0.17% Kevin Thurm Chief Operating Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Clinton Foundation (NY) 92.40 four stars
Splash International (WA) 94.18 four stars
Rafiki Foundation (FL) 92.94 four stars
ENLACE USA (CA) 90.20 four stars
International Orthodox Christian Charities (MD) 88.62 three stars

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Note: This rating represents consolidated financial data for these organizations:

  • Clinton Foundation
  • Clinton Health Access Initiative (27-1414646)

Charity Contact Info

The Clinton Foundation
1633 Broadway
Fifth Floor
New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 348-8882
EIN: 31-1580204

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Board Leadership

Bill Clinton
Chairman

CEO

Alex Chan
Chief Executive Officer

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