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International : Development and Relief Services

Oxfam America

The power of people against poverty

80.36

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 80.36
  Financial 72.39
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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.

Financial

72.39

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
75.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.62
  Program Expenses Growth -0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.0%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $72,811,680
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $72,811,680
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $72,811,680
   Other Revenue $647,796
TOTAL REVENUE $73,459,476
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $64,563,471
   Administrative Expenses $6,636,864
   Fundraising Expenses $15,261,998
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $86,462,333
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-13,002,857
   
Net Assets $57,776,839

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
Campaigning for Social Justice $15,583,841 24.1%
Programs to Overcome Poverty and Injustice $15,362,488 23.8%
Saving Lives $15,078,486 23.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-03 09/01/2021 80.36
2019-03 02/01/2020 82.27
2018-03 02/01/2019 83.65
2017-03 12/22/2017 85.03
2016-03 05/01/2017 88.32
2015-03 06/01/2016 86.17
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 12/01/2015 82.40
2014-03 12/22/2014 86.99
2013-03 03/01/2014 90.29
2011-10 10/01/2012 90.31
2011-10 09/01/2012 88.19
2011-10 07/01/2012 81.79
2010-10 04/01/2012 94.58
2010-10 10/01/2011 92.97
2009-10 09/20/2011 85.78
 
CN 1.0
2009-10 10/01/2010 81.07
2008-10 10/01/2009 93.01
2007-10 03/01/2009 93.02
2006-10 08/01/2007 90.40
2005-10 12/15/2006 93.36

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, 2019
  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$378,897 0.43% Maxman Abby President

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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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