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Global Links

Sharing surplus. Saving lives.

87.62

700 Trumbull Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15205
tel: (412) 361-3424   Web Site
EIN: 52-1629060

Board Leadership
Jeffrey Ford
Chair

CEO
Kathleen Hower
CEO & Co-Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.62
  Financial 82.50
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
93.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.12
  Program Expenses Growth -4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Global Links on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Global Links on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Global Links (PA) 87.62
Medical Bridges (TX) 96.46
Project HOPE (VA) 93.20
Project C.U.R.E. (CO) 90.61
IMA World Health (DC) 88.59

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Global Links is a medical relief and development organization dedicated to supporting health improvement initiatives in resource-poor communities and promoting environmental stewardship in the US healthcare system.

Global Links' collaborative efforts include:
1. Redirecting still-useful materials away from US landfills to support public health programs in targeted communities throughout the Western Hemisphere
2. Sharing expertise and technical knowledge with international and domestic partners
3. Educating partners, volunteers, and the community on issues of global health and environmental stewardship

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,623,624
   Federated Campaigns $16,291
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $44,000
Total Contributions $3,683,915
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,683,915
   Other Revenue $144,508
TOTAL REVENUE $3,828,423
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,000,179
   Administrative Expenses $237,273
   Fundraising Expenses $113,026
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,350,478
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-522,055
   
Net Assets $5,368,935

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
International $3,618,713 90.5%
Domestic $381,466 9.5%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.62
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 85.28
2014-12 02/01/2016 84.47
2013-12 07/01/2015 92.32
2012-12 04/01/2014 86.00
2012-12 03/01/2014 85.84
2011-12 02/01/2013 85.59
2010-12 02/01/2012 85.54
2009-12 12/01/2011 85.07
2009-12 09/20/2011 79.90
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 80.40
2008-12 04/01/2010 99.93
2007-12 12/17/2008 78.85
2006-12 09/01/2007 79.66
2005-12 09/01/2006 82.74
2004-12 10/01/2005 77.26
2003-12 08/01/2004 78.52
2002-12 11/01/2003 72.30
2001-12 02/05/2003 72.43
2000-12 10/15/2002 72.40

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-1629060
Name in IRS Master File GLOBAL LINKS
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 (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 August, 1994
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$69,000 1.58% Kathleen Hower Executive Director, CEO

Global Links is a medical relief and development organization dedicated to supporting health improvement initiatives in resource-poor communities and promoting environmental stewardship in the US healthcare system.

Global Links' collaborative efforts include:
1. Redirecting still-useful materials away from US landfills to support public health programs in targeted communities throughout the Western Hemisphere
2. Sharing expertise and technical knowledge with international and domestic partners
3. Educating partners, volunteers, and the community on issues of global health and environmental stewardship

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Global Links (PA) 87.62
American Foundation For Children With AIDS (PA) 93.21
Catholic Medical Mission Board (NY) 97.23
MAP International (GA) 100.00
Central American Medical Outreach (OH) 85.43

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Charity Contact Info

Global Links
700 Trumbull Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
tel: (412) 361-3424
fax: (412) 875-6150
EIN: 52-1629060

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Board Leadership

Jeffrey Ford
Chair

CEO

Kathleen Hower
CEO & Co-Founder

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