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International : Development and Relief Services

Agros International

Land. Hope. Life.

two stars

78.89

2225 Fourth Avenue Second Floor
Seattle, WA 98121
tel: (206) 528-1066   Web Site
EIN: 91-1276578

Board Leadership
Chi-Dooh "Skip" Li
Chair

CEO
Alberto Solano
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.89 two stars
  Financial 71.25 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

Founded in 1982, Agros International enables rural poor families in Central America and Mexico to escape the cycle of poverty by purchasing their own land. Agros extends land loans to purchase farmland and partners with families in applying sustainable agricultural practices. Agros has helped more than 8,500 people build new lives for themselves by facilitating land ownership and providing technical assistance, training, capital loans, village infrastructure and volunteer service teams to support the work and vision of community members. Agros' holistic development strategy includes: community organization, land ownership, housing and infrastructure, sustainable economic growth, and community education and training.

Founded in 1982, Agros International enables rural poor families in Central America and Mexico to escape the cycle of poverty by purchasing their own land. Agros extends land loans to purchase farmland and partners with families in applying sustainable agricultural practices. Agros has helped more than 8,500 people build new lives for themselves by facilitating land ownership and providing technical assistance, training, capital loans, village infrastructure and volunteer service teams to support the work and vision of community members. Agros' holistic development strategy includes: community organization, land ownership, housing and infrastructure, sustainable economic growth, and community education and training.

Financial

two stars

71.25

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
71.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.26
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.65
  Program Expenses Growth -3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Agros International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Agros International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Agros International (WA) 78.89 two stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,442,455
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $518,910
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,961,365
   Program Service Revenue $3,701
Total Primary Revenue $2,965,066
   Other Revenue $-14,588
TOTAL REVENUE $2,950,478
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,493,610
   Administrative Expenses $323,911
   Fundraising Expenses $776,314
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,593,835
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-643,357
   
Net Assets $3,448,629

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
International Program Development $888,100 35.6%
Nicaragua $720,047 28.9%
Credit Fund $233,128 9.3%
Honduras $181,835 7.3%
Mexico $97,093 3.9%
Guatemala $68,410 2.7%
El Salvador $44,556 1.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 12/01/2016 78.89 two 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 91-1276578
Name in IRS Master File AGROS INTERNATIONAL
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 (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 April, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

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Charity Contact Info

Agros International
2225 Fourth Avenue
Second Floor
Seattle, WA 98121
tel: (206) 528-1066
EIN: 91-1276578

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Board Leadership

Chi-Dooh "Skip" Li
Chair

CEO

Alberto Solano
Executive Director

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