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International : Development and Relief Services

CARE

Defending dignity, fighting poverty

83.84

151 Ellis Street, NE Atlanta, GA 30303
tel: (800) 422-7385   Web Site
EIN: 13-1685039

Board Leadership
Paul Jansen
Chair

CEO
Michelle Nunn
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.84
  Financial 77.50
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

77.50

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
89.5%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.34
  Program Expenses Growth -5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 40.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CARE on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CARE on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CARE (GA) 83.84
Global Communities (MD) 87.30
Oxfam America (MA) 86.17
PATH (WA) 92.17
American Refugee Committee (MN) 95.47

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CARE (GA) 83.84
Doctors Without Borders, USA (NY) 92.61
Samaritan's Purse (NC) 98.23
Oxfam America (MA) 86.17
Mercy Corps (OR) 88.48
Heifer Project International (AR) 85.15

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Founded in 1945, CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. Our mission is to serve individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world. Drawing strength from our global diversity, resources and experience, we promote innovative solutions and are advocates for global responsibility. We facilitate lasting change by: strengthening capacity for self-help; providing economic opportunity; delivering relief in emergencies; influencing policy decisions at all levels; and addressing discrimination in all its forms. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $381,890,690
   Federated Campaigns $502,035
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $455,508
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $139,333,334
Total Contributions $522,181,567
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $522,181,567
   Other Revenue $18,077,821
TOTAL REVENUE $540,259,388
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $462,417,174
   Administrative Expenses $27,481,150
   Fundraising Expenses $24,756,295
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $514,654,619
   
Payments to Affiliates $2,251,188
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $25,604,769
   
Net Assets $331,249,529

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
Development $362,072,015 78.3%
Emergency Relief $85,308,109 18.4%
Rehabilitation $9,679,000 2.1%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.84
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 81.38
2013-06 02/01/2015 81.38
2012-06 08/01/2013 81.32
2011-06 05/01/2012 81.45
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.09
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 75.43
2009-06 07/01/2010 83.00
2008-06 10/01/2009 92.53
2007-06 09/01/2008 86.00
2006-06 08/01/2007 98.87
2005-06 11/01/2006 98.61
2004-06 03/01/2005 99.23
2003-06 03/01/2004 88.99
2002-06 02/05/2003 82.28
2001-06 10/15/2002 78.59

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

EIN 13-1685039
Name in IRS Master File COOPERATIVE FOR ASSISTANCE AND RELIEF EVERYWHERE 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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 September, 1993
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, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011
  • June, 2010

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
$440,155 0.08% Helene D. Gayle President, CEO

Founded in 1945, CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. Our mission is to serve individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world. Drawing strength from our global diversity, resources and experience, we promote innovative solutions and are advocates for global responsibility. We facilitate lasting change by: strengthening capacity for self-help; providing economic opportunity; delivering relief in emergencies; influencing policy decisions at all levels; and addressing discrimination in all its forms. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CARE (GA) 83.84
The Zakat Foundation of America (IL) 96.66
United Methodist Committee on Relief (NY) 91.08
Helping Hand for Relief and Development (MI) 98.23
International Medical Corps (CA) 87.43

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CARE (GA) 83.84
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Samaritan's Purse (NC) 98.23
Oxfam America (MA) 86.17
Mercy Corps (OR) 88.48
Heifer Project International (AR) 85.15

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Charity Contact Info

CARE
151 Ellis Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
tel: (800) 422-7385
EIN: 13-1685039

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1871
Merrifield, VA 22116

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Board Leadership

Paul Jansen
Chair

CEO

Michelle Nunn
President and CEO

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