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International : Development and Relief Services

Pathfinder International

A global leader in reproductive health

three stars

86.72

Nine Galen Street Suite 217
Watertown, MA 02472
tel: (617) 924-7200   Web Site
EIN: 53-0235320

Board Leadership
Roslyn Watson
Board Chair

CEO
Lois Quam
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.72 three stars
  Financial 81.47 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1957, Pathfinder International has maintained an unwavering belief in the right of women and families to have access to contraception and to quality reproductive health care. Pathfinder works in remote locations, under the most difficult conditions, serving the most vulnerable people. We collaborate with governments, NGOs, and community- and faith-based organizations to make contraception available and provide the quality care needed to ensure safe childbirth and healthy families. Working in countries with high prevalence of HIV/AIDS, we provide a continuum of HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment services and are expanding the integration of these services into reproductive health and family planning programs.

Since 1957, Pathfinder International has maintained an unwavering belief in the right of women and families to have access to contraception and to quality reproductive health care. Pathfinder works in remote locations, under the most difficult conditions, serving the most vulnerable people. We collaborate with governments, NGOs, and community- and faith-based organizations to make contraception available and provide the quality care needed to ensure safe childbirth and healthy families. Working in countries with high prevalence of HIV/AIDS, we provide a continuum of HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment services and are expanding the integration of these services into reproductive health and family planning programs.

Financial

three stars

81.47

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
89.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.17
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 52.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pathfinder International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pathfinder International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pathfinder International (MA) 86.72 three stars
United Methodist Committee on Relief of Global Ministries (GA) 90.94 four stars
Church World Service (IN) 90.32 four stars
Aga Khan Foundation, USA (DC) 95.68 four stars
Alight (formerly American Refugee Committee) (MN) 96.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $42,054,894
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $88,102,872
Total Contributions $130,157,766
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $130,157,766
   Other Revenue $588,370
TOTAL REVENUE $130,746,136
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $109,501,470
   Administrative Expenses $13,764,904
   Fundraising Expenses $2,242,164
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $125,508,538
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,237,598
   
Net Assets $31,377,550

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
Africa $95,277,603 87.0%
Asia/ Near East $7,717,433 7.0%
Latin America $6,506,434 5.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 86.72 three stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 90.91 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 90.91 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 90.91 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 89.82 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.74 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 84.64 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 81.66 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 84.28 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 90.91 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.33 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 82.95 three stars
2009-06 05/01/2010 84.68 three stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 86.77 three stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 94.05 four stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 94.12 four stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 94.07 four stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 80.24 three stars
2003-06 05/01/2004 78.63 two stars
2002-06 06/09/2003 76.62 two 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 53-0235320
Name in IRS Master File PATHFINDER INTERNATIONAL
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 (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(180) Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry
(179) Other health services
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 May, 1959
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$452,535 0.36% Lois Quam CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pathfinder International (MA) 86.72 three stars
Lutheran World Relief (MD) 88.69 three stars
Helping Hand for Relief and Development (MI) 98.23 four stars
Alight (formerly American Refugee Committee) (MN) 96.46 four stars
ADRA International (MD) 96.46 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pathfinder International
Nine Galen Street
Suite 217
Watertown, MA 02472
tel: (617) 924-7200
fax: (617) 924-3833
EIN: 53-0235320

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Board Leadership

Roslyn Watson
Board Chair

CEO

Lois Quam
Chief Executive Officer

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