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International : Development and Relief Services

DKT International

Social marketing programs for a better world

three stars

88.14

1001 Connecticut Ave. NW Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 223-8780   Web Site
EIN: 58-1593137

Board Leadership
Philip D. Harvey
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Christopher H. Purdy
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.14 three stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1989, the nonprofit organization DKT International has been promoting family planning and HIV/AIDS prevention through social marketing in the developing world. Today, DKT has programs in 18 countries in Latin America, Africa, and Asia. With 22 million CYPs (couple years of protection) in 2010, DKT is the largest private provider of contraceptives and family planning services in the developing world. This 22-million figure represents 11 percent of all couples using modern contraceptive methods in the developing world, minus China. DKT's cost per CYP -- under $2 -- is the lowest of any major social marketing family planning organization in the world. DKT's contraceptive social marketing programs have been a remarkable success. Every year, DKT's innovative programs are saving more lives and improving the health of more families in the developing world.

Since 1989, the nonprofit organization DKT International has been promoting family planning and HIV/AIDS prevention through social marketing in the developing world. Today, DKT has programs in 18 countries in Latin America, Africa, and Asia. With 22 million CYPs (couple years of protection) in 2010, DKT is the largest private provider of contraceptives and family planning services in the developing world. This 22-million figure represents 11 percent of all couples using modern contraceptive methods in the developing world, minus China. DKT's cost per CYP -- under $2 -- is the lowest of any major social marketing family planning organization in the world. DKT's contraceptive social marketing programs have been a remarkable success. Every year, DKT's innovative programs are saving more lives and improving the health of more families in the developing world.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
96.4%
  Administrative Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.97
  Program Expenses Growth 10.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by DKT International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by DKT International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
DKT International (DC) 88.14 three stars
Miracle Foundation (TX) 92.42 four stars
Splash International (WA) 85.13 three stars
Russian Children's Welfare Society (NY) 89.37 three stars
The End Fund (NY) 97.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $44,353,049
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $10,418,559
Total Contributions $54,771,608
   Program Service Revenue $143,193,393
Total Primary Revenue $197,965,001
   Other Revenue $13,018,579
TOTAL REVENUE $210,983,580
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $212,134,147
   Administrative Expenses $13,653,261
   Fundraising Expenses $501,772
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $226,289,180
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-15,305,600
   
Net Assets $193,504,761

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 04/01/2020 88.14 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 88.81 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 89.24 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 87.78 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.00 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 04/01/2016 85.61 three stars
2013-12 10/01/2015 86.29 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 83.50 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2015 83.59 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 81.48 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 84.32 three stars
2010-12 07/01/2012 89.22 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 84.32 three stars
2009-12 11/01/2011 83.73 three stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 76.66 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 73.83 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 99.81 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 99.76 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 99.77 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 97.29 four 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 58-1593137
Name in IRS Master File DKT INTERNATIONAL 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 (179) Other health services
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 January, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$477,946 0.21% Christopher H. Purdy President & CEO $50,839
Other Salaries of Note
$584,501 0.25% Todd M. Callahan Program Manager --

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
DKT International (DC) 88.14 three stars
World Villages for Children (MD) 85.79 three stars
Rise Against Hunger (NC) 89.39 three stars
Indian Muslim Relief and Charities (CA) 94.74 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

DKT International
1001 Connecticut Ave. NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 223-8780
fax: (202) 223-8786
EIN: 58-1593137

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Board Leadership

Philip D. Harvey
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Christopher H. Purdy
President

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