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International : Development and Relief Services

CARE

Defending dignity, fighting poverty

three stars

86.36

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 86.36 three stars
  Financial 83.51 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/17/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

83.51

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 07/17/2017 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)
90.3%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.32
  Program Expenses Growth 2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 35.8%
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) 86.36 three stars
Lutheran World Relief (MD) 92.52 four stars
PATH (WA) 92.17 four stars
Global Communities (MD) 87.30 three stars
Pathfinder International (MA) 89.82 three stars

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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 $364,522,843
   Federated Campaigns $413,236
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $152,933,000
Total Contributions $517,869,079
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $517,869,079
   Other Revenue $8,587,385
TOTAL REVENUE $526,456,464
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $487,561,616
   Administrative Expenses $26,700,328
   Fundraising Expenses $24,459,022
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $538,720,966
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-12,264,502
   
Net Assets $301,925,619

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 $355,555,558 72.9%
Emergency Relief $126,006,058 25.8%
Public Information $6,000,000 1.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 07/17/2017 86.36 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 85.57 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.84 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 81.38 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 81.38 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 81.32 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 81.45 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.09 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 75.43 two stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 83.00 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 92.53 four stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 86.00 three stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 98.87 four stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 98.61 four stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 99.23 four stars
2003-06 03/01/2004 88.99 three stars
2002-06 02/05/2003 82.28 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 78.59 two 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 13-1685039
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 December
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$253,570 0.04% Michelle Nunn President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$284,430 0.05% Helene D Gayle Former 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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CARE (GA) 86.36 three stars
The Zakat Foundation of America (IL) 96.66 four stars
Church World Service (IN) 88.01 three stars
ORBIS International (NY) 94.47 four stars
Pathfinder International (MA) 89.82 three stars

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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 7039
Merrifield, VA 22116

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Board Leadership

Paul Jansen
Chair

CEO

Michelle Nunn
President and CEO

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