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Oxfam America

The power of people against poverty

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three stars

85.03

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

Board Leadership
Smita Singh
Chair

CEO
Abby Maxman
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.03 three stars
  Financial 79.05 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Oxfam is a global organization working to end the injustice of poverty. We help people build better futures for themselves, hold the powerful accountable, and save lives in disasters. Our mission is to tackle the root causes of poverty and create lasting solutions. Join us: oxfamamerica.org.

Oxfam is a global organization working to end the injustice of poverty. We help people build better futures for themselves, hold the powerful accountable, and save lives in disasters. Our mission is to tackle the root causes of poverty and create lasting solutions. Join us: oxfamamerica.org.

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Financial

two stars

79.05

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/22/2017 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)
77.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.73
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.0%
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) 85.03 three stars
World Relief (MD) 92.29 four stars
Helping Hand for Relief and Development (MI) 98.23 four stars
Lutheran World Relief (MD) 91.44 four stars
ORBIS International (NY) 95.47 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $77,603,597
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $77,603,597
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $77,603,597
   Other Revenue $1,569,040
TOTAL REVENUE $79,172,637
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $66,376,285
   Administrative Expenses $6,651,085
   Fundraising Expenses $13,388,395
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $86,415,765
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-7,243,128
   
Net Assets $64,727,769

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 $24,453,447 36.8%
Saving Lives $21,240,219 32.0%
Campaigning for Social Justice $15,908,639 24.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-03 12/22/2017 85.03 three stars
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

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
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  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$469,833 0.54% Raymond C. Offenheiser President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Oxfam America (MA) 85.03 three stars
Episcopal Relief & Development (NY) 90.07 four stars
World Education (MA) 85.47 three stars
Pathfinder International (MA) 90.91 four stars
Mercy Corps (OR) 86.81 three 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

Smita Singh
Chair

CEO

Abby Maxman
President

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