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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$420,140 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) 89.27 three stars
Mercy Corps (OR) 85.59 three stars
Global Communities (MD) 85.57 three stars
Alight (formerly American Refugee Committee) (MN) 95.33 four stars
World Relief (MD) 91.20 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