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International : Development and Relief Services

Oxfam America

The power of people against poverty

three stars

88.32

226 Causeway Street 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
tel: (800) 776-9326   Web Site
EIN: 23-7069110

Board Leadership
Joe Loughrey
Chair

CEO
Raymond C. Offenheiser
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.32 three stars
  Financial 83.76 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

83.76

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
78.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.80
  Program Expenses Growth 4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oxfam America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oxfam America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Oxfam America (MA) 88.32 three stars
Samaritan's Purse (NC) 96.32 four stars
Lutheran World Relief (MD) 92.52 four stars
Mercy Corps (OR) 88.48 three stars
World Relief (MD) 89.76 three stars

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Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. With 70 years of experience in more than 90 countries, Oxfam takes on the big issues that keep people poor: inequality, discrimination, and unequal access to resources including food, water, and land. We help people save lives in disasters, build stronger futures for themselves, and hold the powerful accountable. Join us.www.oxfamamerica.org.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $78,818,402
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $78,818,402
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $78,818,402
   Other Revenue $1,691,884
TOTAL REVENUE $80,510,286
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $70,700,173
   Administrative Expenses $5,884,828
   Fundraising Expenses $12,432,016
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $89,017,017
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-8,506,731
   
Net Assets $69,006,032

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
Programs to Overcome Poverty and Injustice $26,079,391 36.9%
Saving Lives $23,962,627 33.9%
Campaigning for Social Justice $16,529,297 23.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-03 05/01/2017 88.32 three stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 86.17 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 12/01/2015 82.40 three stars
2014-03 12/22/2014 86.99 three stars
2013-03 03/01/2014 90.29 four stars
2011-10 10/01/2012 90.31 four stars
2011-10 09/01/2012 88.19 three stars
2011-10 07/01/2012 81.79 three stars
2010-10 04/01/2012 94.58 four stars
2010-10 10/01/2011 92.97 four stars
2009-10 09/20/2011 85.78 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-10 10/01/2010 81.07 three stars
2008-10 10/01/2009 93.01 four stars
2007-10 03/01/2009 93.02 four stars
2006-10 08/01/2007 90.40 four stars
2005-10 12/15/2006 93.36 four stars
2004-10 02/01/2006 82.15 three stars
2003-10 11/01/2004 84.14 three stars
2002-10 11/01/2003 86.05 three stars
2001-10 10/15/2002 87.82 three 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 23-7069110
Name in IRS Master File OXFAM-AMERICA 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 (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(902) Emergency or disaster aid fund
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, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
  • March, 2012

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
$465,063 0.52% Raymond C. Offenheiser President

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. With 70 years of experience in more than 90 countries, Oxfam takes on the big issues that keep people poor: inequality, discrimination, and unequal access to resources including food, water, and land. We help people save lives in disasters, build stronger futures for themselves, and hold the powerful accountable. Join us.www.oxfamamerica.org.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Oxfam America (MA) 88.32 three stars
Helping Hand for Relief and Development (MI) 98.23 four stars
Church World Service (IN) 85.73 three stars
Heifer International (AR) 85.15 three stars
American Refugee Committee (MN) 96.46 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Oxfam America
226 Causeway Street
5th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
tel: (800) 776-9326
fax: (617) 728-2594
EIN: 23-7069110

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Board Leadership

Joe Loughrey
Chair

CEO

Raymond C. Offenheiser
President

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