Charity Navigator is always here for you with the charity ratings you trust and other information you rely on. We depend on donors, like you, to keep us going! Please support Charity Navigator with a tax-deductible gift today.
Disable all preview features
Sign in or Register  |     0 Donation(s), $0 total

International : Development and Relief Services

Africare

Improving lives, building futures

80.34

440 R Street, North West Washington, DC 20001
tel: (202) 462-3614   Web Site
EIN: 23-7116952

Board Leadership
Stephen D. Cashin
Chairman

CEO
Robert L. Mallet
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.34
  Financial 72.50
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

72.50

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 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)
92.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -8.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 92.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Africare on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Africare on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Africare (DC) 80.34
Episcopal Relief & Development (NY) 87.39
CARE (GA) 85.57
American Refugee Committee (MN) 95.47
Pathfinder International (MA) 89.82

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Founded in 1970, Africare, a leader among organizations assisting Africa, has more projects on the continent than any other U.S.-based charity. Africare works to improve the quality of life for the people of Africa. Our programs address needs in four principal areas: health and HIV/AIDS, food security and agriculture, water and sanitation, and emergency and humanitarian assistance. Africare places communities at the center of development in the belief that only through strong communities can Africa feed itself, develop and manage its natural resources, provide adequate education and vocational training, address people's needs for health care and disease prevention, achieve economic well-being and live in peace. Since its founding, Africare has delivered well over $800 million in assistance - over 2,500 projects - to 36 countries Africa-wide.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $20,474,528
   Federated Campaigns $71,888
   Membership Dues $21,120
   Fundraising Events $121,845
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $27,190,090
Total Contributions $47,879,471
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $47,879,471
   Other Revenue $1,336,444
TOTAL REVENUE $49,215,915
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $47,473,831
   Administrative Expenses $2,976,007
   Fundraising Expenses $985,414
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $51,435,252
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,219,337
   
Net Assets $2,044,126

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
Health and Water Resources Development $42,005,538 88.5%
Food Security, Relief and Refugee Assistance $1,960,044 4.1%
Agriculture and Small Scale Irrigation $2,216,499 4.7%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 80.34
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.57
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 80.29
2013-06 12/01/2014 86.42
2012-06 10/01/2013 95.96
2011-06 09/01/2012 96.09
2010-06 11/01/2011 94.18
2009-06 09/20/2011 91.92
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 88.58
2008-06 12/01/2009 85.41
2007-06 10/01/2008 85.60
2006-06 09/01/2007 85.30
2005-06 04/01/2007 94.38
2004-06 12/01/2005 89.78
2003-06 09/01/2004 92.89
2002-06 06/09/2003 94.16
2001-06 10/15/2002 92.98
2000-06 04/15/2002 75.74

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 23-7116952
Name in IRS Master File AFRICARE
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 (179) Other health services
(59) Other school related activities
(911) Foreign organization
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, 1971
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • 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).

We invite you to share your opinions, thoughts, experiences, and stories about this charity here to help inform the decisions of other donors.  
Need more help getting started? Check out our FAQs.
 
This tool is not for questions about Charity Navigator, such as how we derived this charity’s rating. We will happily answer those questions if you contact us directly. Likewise, if you have questions for this charity, then we encourage you to contact the charity directly (we include the charity’s contact information in the upper left-hand corner of this page) since few charities regularly monitor this commenting tool.

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$222,236 0.43% Darius Mans President

Founded in 1970, Africare, a leader among organizations assisting Africa, has more projects on the continent than any other U.S.-based charity. Africare works to improve the quality of life for the people of Africa. Our programs address needs in four principal areas: health and HIV/AIDS, food security and agriculture, water and sanitation, and emergency and humanitarian assistance. Africare places communities at the center of development in the belief that only through strong communities can Africa feed itself, develop and manage its natural resources, provide adequate education and vocational training, address people's needs for health care and disease prevention, achieve economic well-being and live in peace. Since its founding, Africare has delivered well over $800 million in assistance - over 2,500 projects - to 36 countries Africa-wide.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Africare (DC) 80.34
Church World Service (IN) 85.73
Pathfinder International (MA) 89.82
World Relief (MD) 89.76
ADRA International (MD) 87.97

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Are you the representative for this organization? If so, click here to access the application form. As an official representative you will have the ability to update some of the information on this page.

Charity Contact Info

Africare
440 R Street, North West
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (202) 462-3614
fax: (202) 464-0867
EIN: 23-7116952

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Stephen D. Cashin
Chairman

CEO

Robert L. Mallet
President

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.

Help & Support