International : Development and Relief Services

CARE

Defending dignity, fighting poverty

three stars

87.02

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 87.02 three stars
  Financial 84.62 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

Financial

three stars

84.62

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.37
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.3%
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 $401,022,687
   Federated Campaigns $367,019
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $443,209
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $199,622,017
Total Contributions $601,454,932
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $601,454,932
   Other Revenue $12,937,296
TOTAL REVENUE $614,392,228
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $529,645,528
   Administrative Expenses $25,939,840
   Fundraising Expenses $26,062,638
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $581,648,006
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $32,744,222
   
Net Assets $345,675,637

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$395,466 0.06% 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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CARE (GA) 87.02 three stars
ADRA International (MD) 88.57 three stars
Doctors Without Borders, USA (NY) 94.74 four stars
Samaritan's Purse (NC) 95.85 four stars
World Education (MA) 87.25 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

Martha Brooks
Chair

CEO

Michelle Nunn
President and CEO