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American Nicaraguan Foundation

Providing education, health, food and housing for Nicaraguan families

four stars

92.44

1000 NW 57 CT Suite 770
Miami, FL 33126
tel: (305) 374-3391   Web Site
EIN: 65-0326517

Board Leadership
F. Alfredo Pellas, Jr.
President

CEO
Rafael Sánchez
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.44 four stars
  Financial 89.31 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 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

three stars

89.31

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
98.3%
  Administrative Expenses 0.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.16
  Program Expenses Growth 0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Nicaraguan Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Nicaraguan Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Nicaraguan Foundation (FL) 92.44 four stars
Cross International (FL) 87.35 three stars
Globus Relief (UT) 93.09 four stars
Amigos for Christ (GA) 100.00 four stars
Feed My Hungry Children (AZ) 89.02 three stars

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The American Nicaraguan Foundation (ANF) was founded in 1992 to help the neediest sectors in Nicaragua in the areas of health care, housing, nutrition, education and sustainable development. ANF forges strategic alliances to procure quality goods and products, which are distributed to social service organizations that have been selected based on their effectiveness, transparency and spirit of service. ANF's programs include education programs, aimed at increasing school attendance rates and lowering drop out rates; nutrition programs, reducing the malnourishment levels and improving maternal and elderly health; health care programs, increasing access to quality medical care to reducing mortality rates; and housing programs, reducing the housing deficit to increase standards of living.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $116,210,676
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $361,159
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $116,571,835
   Program Service Revenue $6,145,028
Total Primary Revenue $122,716,863
   Other Revenue $265,216
TOTAL REVENUE $122,982,079
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $115,438,125
   Administrative Expenses $1,031,388
   Fundraising Expenses $530,995
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $117,000,508
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,981,571
   
Net Assets $17,552,773

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
American Nicaraguan Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 12/01/2016 92.44 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 91.16 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.71 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 80.21 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 80.41 three stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 89.25 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 88.88 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 80.21 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 91.73 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 86.85 three stars
2009-12 11/01/2011 81.34 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 76.90 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 82.37 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 94.80 four stars
2007-12 08/01/2009 92.36 four stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 91.70 four stars
2005-12 07/01/2007 92.45 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 92.43 four stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 92.43 four stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 88.43 three 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 65-0326517
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN NICARAGUAN FOUNDATION 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 (910) Domestic organization with activities outside U.S.
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 March, 1993
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$120,000 0.10% Rafael Sanzhez Executive Director

The American Nicaraguan Foundation (ANF) was founded in 1992 to help the neediest sectors in Nicaragua in the areas of health care, housing, nutrition, education and sustainable development. ANF forges strategic alliances to procure quality goods and products, which are distributed to social service organizations that have been selected based on their effectiveness, transparency and spirit of service. ANF's programs include education programs, aimed at increasing school attendance rates and lowering drop out rates; nutrition programs, reducing the malnourishment levels and improving maternal and elderly health; health care programs, increasing access to quality medical care to reducing mortality rates; and housing programs, reducing the housing deficit to increase standards of living.

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American Nicaraguan Foundation (FL) 92.44 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

American Nicaraguan Foundation
1000 NW 57 CT
Suite 770
Miami, FL 33126
tel: (305) 374-3391
EIN: 65-0326517

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Board Leadership

F. Alfredo Pellas, Jr.
President

CEO

Rafael Sánchez
Executive Director

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