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Worldreader.org

Readers build a better world.

three stars

88.01

1211 Folsom Street 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
tel: (415) 562-4840   Web Site
EIN: 27-2092468

Board Leadership
Chris Capossela
Board Chair

CEO
David Risher
CEO, Co-Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.01 three stars
  Financial 83.05 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2010, Worldreader works globally with partners to support vulnerable and underserved communities with digital reading solutions that help improve learning outcomes, workforce readiness, and gender equity.

Founded in 2010, Worldreader works globally with partners to support vulnerable and underserved communities with digital reading solutions that help improve learning outcomes, workforce readiness, and gender equity.

Financial

three stars

83.05

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
78.2%
  Administrative Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.92
  Program Expenses Growth -4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Worldreader.org on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Worldreader.org on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Worldreader.org (CA) 88.01 three stars
Readworks (NY) 93.43 four stars
Page Ahead Children's Literacy Program (WA) 93.09 four stars
Read Alliance (NY) 85.46 three stars
SMART (OR) 92.12 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,426,502
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,426,502
   Program Service Revenue $1,056,183
Total Primary Revenue $8,482,685
   Other Revenue $31,560
TOTAL REVENUE $8,514,245
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,545,393
   Administrative Expenses $938,158
   Fundraising Expenses $689,596
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,173,147
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $341,098
   
Net Assets $8,233,206

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
Literacy Programs $6,545,393 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 88.01 three stars
2018-12 06/01/2020 90.37 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2020 97.76 four stars
2017-12 08/01/2019 93.91 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 27-2092468
Name in IRS Master File WORLDREADER ORG
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
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 October, 2010
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$120,000 1.46% John David Risher CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$170,000 2.07% Rebecca Chandler-Leege Chief Impact Officer
$165,698 2.02% Taleb Salhab Chief Advancement Officer
$155,000 1.89% Shannon Atkinson Chief Financial Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Worldreader.org (CA) 88.01 three stars
Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County (FL) 92.53 four stars
Page Ahead Children's Literacy Program (WA) 93.09 four stars
Spread the Word Nevada (NV) 95.54 four stars
Better Basics (AL) 90.95 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Worldreader.org
1211 Folsom Street
4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
tel: (415) 562-4840
EIN: 27-2092468

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Board Leadership

Chris Capossela
Board Chair

CEO

David Risher
CEO, Co-Founder

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