International : Development and Relief Services

CARE

Defending dignity, fighting poverty

three stars

88.50

151 Ellis Street, NE Atlanta, GA 30303
tel: (800) 521-2273   Web Site
EIN: 13-1685039

Board Leadership
Martha Brooks and Glenn Hutchins
Co-Chairs

CEO
Michelle Nunn
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.50 three stars
  Financial 84.02 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2016
# of disaster/crisis-affected people supported through/by CARE;
11,600,000
# women with information and access to sexual, reproductive and maternal health resources
50,000,000
# of people able to increase their agricultural productivitiy
1,100,000
This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

84.02

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
90.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth 4.0%
  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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $403,412,971
   Federated Campaigns $178,196
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,365,785
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $196,981,942
Total Contributions $602,938,894
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $602,938,894
   Other Revenue $18,017,189
TOTAL REVENUE $620,956,083
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $548,773,499
   Administrative Expenses $25,222,423
   Fundraising Expenses $30,424,179
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $604,420,101
   
Payments to Affiliates $1,945,063
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $16,535,982
   
Net Assets $376,258,779

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$427,657 0.07% Michelle Nunn President, CEO

Mission

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) 88.50 three stars
Alight (formerly American Refugee Committee) (MN) 96.46 four stars
Orbis International (NY) 93.98 four stars
Church World Service (IN) 85.69 three stars
ADRA International (MD) 93.22 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

CARE
151 Ellis Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
tel: (800) 521-2273
EIN: 13-1685039

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1870
CARE USA
Merrifield, VA 22116

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Board Leadership

Martha Brooks and Glenn Hutchins
Co-Chairs

CEO

Michelle Nunn
President and CEO