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Bridges to Prosperity

Build to Innovate. Build to Educate. Build to Inspire.

four stars

93.98

1031 33rd Street Suite 170
Denver, CO 80205
  Web Site
EIN: 54-2031102

Board Leadership
Elie Homsi
Chair

CEO
Avery Bang
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
91.3%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.37
  Program Expenses Growth 9.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bridges to Prosperity on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bridges to Prosperity on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bridges to Prosperity (CO) 93.98 four stars
Freedom from Hunger (CA) 86.21 three stars
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) (NY) 91.97 four stars
Operation Bootstrap Africa (MN) 96.33 four stars
The Resource Foundation (NY) 92.66 four stars

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Bridges to Prosperity provides isolated communities with access to essential health care, education and economic opportunities by building footbridges over impassable rivers. We develop and share engineering solutions that are safe, replicable, and locally viable. We provide educational programs that teach footbridge construction to reach the greatest number of people in need. We provide opportunities for leadership development and personal growth through international collaboration. We measure our success by the long lasting impact our training and bridge projects have on the reduction of rural poverty due to isolation.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,708,037
   Federated Campaigns $3,491
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,711,528
   Program Service Revenue $36,221
Total Primary Revenue $3,747,749
   Other Revenue $35,036
TOTAL REVENUE $3,782,785
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,037,218
   Administrative Expenses $149,807
   Fundraising Expenses $209,171
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,396,196
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $386,589
   
Net Assets $1,074,737

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
Building Bridges $3,037,218 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-08 12/01/2016 93.98 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 54-2031102
Name in IRS Master File BRIDGES TO PROSPERITY 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 July, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012
  • August, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$109,127 3.21% Avery Bang CEO

Bridges to Prosperity provides isolated communities with access to essential health care, education and economic opportunities by building footbridges over impassable rivers. We develop and share engineering solutions that are safe, replicable, and locally viable. We provide educational programs that teach footbridge construction to reach the greatest number of people in need. We provide opportunities for leadership development and personal growth through international collaboration. We measure our success by the long lasting impact our training and bridge projects have on the reduction of rural poverty due to isolation.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bridges to Prosperity (CO) 93.98 four stars
One Acre Fund (IL) 94.28 four stars
World Hope International (VA) 92.38 four stars
Grameen Foundation USA (DC) 89.35 three stars
American India Foundation (NY) 87.66 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Bridges to Prosperity
1031 33rd Street
Suite 170
Denver, CO 80205
EIN: 54-2031102

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Board Leadership

Elie Homsi
Chair

CEO

Avery Bang
Chief Executive Officer

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