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International : Development and Relief Services

CARE

Defending dignity, fighting poverty

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three stars

89.27

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

Board Leadership
Martha Brooks
Chair

CEO
Michelle Nunn
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.27 three stars
  Financial 85.13 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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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Financial

three stars

85.13

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
90.6%
  Administrative Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.38
  Program Expenses Growth 4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.1%
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) 89.27 three stars
Samaritan's Purse (NC) 95.85 four stars
The Zakat Foundation of America (IL) 93.92 four stars
Mercy Corps (OR) 85.59 three stars
Orbis International (NY) 95.47 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $401,982,055
   Federated Campaigns $760,040
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $366,900
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $193,486,512
Total Contributions $596,595,507
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $596,595,507
   Other Revenue $10,213,351
TOTAL REVENUE $606,808,858
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $539,428,078
   Administrative Expenses $26,856,332
   Fundraising Expenses $30,080,688
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $596,365,098
   
Payments to Affiliates $1,720,650
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $10,443,760
   
Net Assets $361,246,538

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 $330,092,120 61.2%
Emergency Relief $201,440,930 37.3%
Public Information $7,895,028 1.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 89.27 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 87.02 three stars
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 June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$420,140 0.07% Michelle Nunn President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CARE (GA) 89.27 three stars
ADRA International (MD) 88.57 three stars
Helping Hand for Relief and Development (MI) 98.23 four stars
Mercy Corps (OR) 85.59 three stars
Alight (formerly American Refugee Committee) (MN) 95.33 four 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

Martha Brooks
Chair

CEO

Michelle Nunn
President and CEO

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