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ACCION International

Helping millions help themselves

three stars

89.54

10 Fawcett Street Suite 204
Cambridge, MA 02138
tel: (617) 625-7080   Web Site
EIN: 13-2535763

Board Leadership
Diana Taylor
Chair

CEO
Michael Schlein
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.54 three stars
  Financial 85.52 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Accion is a global nonprofit dedicated to building a financially inclusive world with economic opportunity for all, by giving people the financial tools they need to improve their lives. We are building the next generation of top-tier microfinance institutions, and for over 50 years have helped build 64 such institutions in 32 countries on four continents that today reach millions of clients. Our impact investing initiatives are pushing beyond microfinance to catalyze more than 20 innovative start-ups dedicated to improving the efficiency, reach and scope of financial services for the poor. And our Center for Financial Inclusion is helping to build a stronger industry with high standards and broad engagement. Currently, our work spans nearly two dozen countries, including the U.S., where we are the nation's largest nonprofit microfinance network.

Accion is a global nonprofit dedicated to building a financially inclusive world with economic opportunity for all, by giving people the financial tools they need to improve their lives. We are building the next generation of top-tier microfinance institutions, and for over 50 years have helped build 64 such institutions in 32 countries on four continents that today reach millions of clients. Our impact investing initiatives are pushing beyond microfinance to catalyze more than 20 innovative start-ups dedicated to improving the efficiency, reach and scope of financial services for the poor. And our Center for Financial Inclusion is helping to build a stronger industry with high standards and broad engagement. Currently, our work spans nearly two dozen countries, including the U.S., where we are the nation's largest nonprofit microfinance network.

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Financial

three stars

85.52

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
78.1%
  Administrative Expenses 14.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 10.17
  Program Expenses Growth -4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ACCION International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ACCION International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ACCION International (MA) 89.54 three stars
Shared Interest (NY) 89.75 three stars
Lifewater International (CA) 85.25 three stars
American India Foundation (NY) 91.04 four stars
HOPE International (PA) 91.64 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,682,797
   Federated Campaigns $8,413
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $746,002
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $14,437,212
   Program Service Revenue $5,025,705
Total Primary Revenue $19,462,917
   Other Revenue $21,366,130
TOTAL REVENUE $40,829,047
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $23,155,435
   Administrative Expenses $5,139,925
   Fundraising Expenses $1,980,753
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $30,276,113
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $10,552,934
   
Net Assets $356,365,245

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
Microlending $9,511,479 41.1%
Global Investments $6,151,930 26.6%
Center for Financial Inclusion $6,008,800 25.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 89.54 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 92.71 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.46 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 96.08 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 94.45 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 91.47 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 86.02 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 84.29 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.73 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 89.72 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 89.97 three stars
2007-12 08/01/2009 88.79 three stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 93.28 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 95.08 four stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 83.02 three stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 88.81 three stars
2002-12 01/01/2004 95.59 four stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 90.97 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 13-2535763
Name in IRS Master File ACCION INTERNATIONAL
NTEE Code Q32
NTEE Classification International Economic Development
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(59) Other school related 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 August, 1965
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
$561,403 1.85% Michael Schlein President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ACCION International (MA) 89.54 three stars
The Hunger Project (NY) 88.33 three stars
Bridges to Prosperity (CO) 89.99 three stars
American Himalayan Foundation (CA) 95.06 four stars
Partners Worldwide (MI) 94.18 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

ACCION International
10 Fawcett Street
Suite 204
Cambridge, MA 02138
tel: (617) 625-7080
fax: (617) 625-7020
EIN: 13-2535763

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Board Leadership

Diana Taylor
Chair

CEO

Michael Schlein
President, CEO

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