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Americares

Health is on the Way.

four stars

97.87

88 Hamilton Avenue Stamford, CT 06902
tel: (203) 658-9500   Web Site
EIN: 06-1008595

Board Leadership
Jerry Leamon
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Michael J. Nyenhuis
President and CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.87 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Americares saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster so they can reach their full potential. Since it was established nearly 40 years ago, Americares has provided more than $15 billion in aid to 164 countries, including the United States.

Americares saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster so they can reach their full potential. Since it was established nearly 40 years ago, Americares has provided more than $15 billion in aid to 164 countries, including the United States.

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
98.7%
  Administrative Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth 51.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Americares on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Americares on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Americares (CT) 97.87 four stars
Global Links (PA) 87.62 three stars
Medical Bridges (TX) 98.23 four stars
World Medical Relief (MI) 91.03 four stars
Giving Children Hope (CA) 90.71 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,376,099,304
   Federated Campaigns $133,098
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,434,140
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $463,485
Total Contributions $2,379,130,027
   Program Service Revenue $789,734
Total Primary Revenue $2,379,919,761
   Other Revenue $514,037
TOTAL REVENUE $2,380,433,798
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,911,670,410
   Administrative Expenses $5,152,293
   Fundraising Expenses $10,481,179
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,927,303,882
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $453,129,916
   
Net Assets $598,839,154

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
Global Health Programs $1,867,147,873 97.7%
Emergency Response Programs $39,050,590 2.0%
Clinical Services and Community Health $5,471,947 0.3%

Ratings History
Americares has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 04/01/2018 97.87 four stars
2016-06 05/01/2017 97.23 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 97.59 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 97.51 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2015 87.13 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 92.89 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2014 85.53 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 85.41 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 85.56 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 87.52 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 80.35 three stars
2009-06 05/01/2010 94.49 four stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 91.28 four stars
2007-06 05/01/2008 85.83 three stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 92.42 four stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 92.44 four stars
2004-06 06/01/2005 92.40 four stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 92.40 four stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 92.36 four stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 92.39 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 06-1008595
Name in IRS Master File AMERICARES FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code Q12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 November, 1979
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$383,477 0.01% Michael J. Nyenhuis President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Americares (CT) 97.87 four stars
Operation USA (CA) 92.92 four stars
Operation Blessing International (VA) 87.56 three stars
Vitamin Angels (CA) 98.23 four stars
Christian Blind Mission International (SC) 90.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Americares
88 Hamilton Avenue
Stamford, CT 06902
tel: (203) 658-9500
EIN: 06-1008595

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Board Leadership

Jerry Leamon
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Michael J. Nyenhuis
President and CEO

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