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International : Development and Relief Services

Project Concern International

Saving lives & building healthy communities

three stars

85.85

5151 Murphy Canyon Road Suite 320
San Diego, CA 92123
tel: (858) 279-9690   Web Site
EIN: 95-2248462

Board Leadership
Richard F. Celeste
Chair

CEO
Carrie Hessler-Radelet
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.85 three stars
  Financial 80.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Project Concern International's (PCI) mission is to empower people to enhance health, end hunger, and overcome hardship. PCI envisions a world in which the most vulnerable people have the power to lift themselves out of poverty and to create vital, healthy lives for their families and communities now and for the future. To create lasting change, PCI works hand-in-hand with communities to develop culturally appropriate solutions to their greatest challenges. PCI impacted the lives of more than 12 million people last year in 16 countries with programs in Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

Project Concern International's (PCI) mission is to empower people to enhance health, end hunger, and overcome hardship. PCI envisions a world in which the most vulnerable people have the power to lift themselves out of poverty and to create vital, healthy lives for their families and communities now and for the future. To create lasting change, PCI works hand-in-hand with communities to develop culturally appropriate solutions to their greatest challenges. PCI impacted the lives of more than 12 million people last year in 16 countries with programs in Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

Financial

three stars

80.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 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)
88.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.17
  Program Expenses Growth -5.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Project Concern International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Project Concern International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
SMS text surveys, Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Case management notes, Community meetings or town halls
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Project Concern International (CA) 85.85 three stars
The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (MA) 85.83 three stars
Mary's Meals USA (NJ) 89.39 three stars
Helen Keller International (NY) 89.34 three stars
Christian World Outreach (CO) 92.48 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,113,062
   Federated Campaigns $581
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $709,582
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $38,939,671
Total Contributions $53,762,896
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $53,762,896
   Other Revenue $120,035
TOTAL REVENUE $53,882,931
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $47,887,891
   Administrative Expenses $5,239,235
   Fundraising Expenses $2,154,739
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $55,281,865
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,398,934
   
Net Assets $11,920,824

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
Hunger $22,577,749 47.1%
Health $19,167,560 40.0%
Hardship $3,870,120 8.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 03/01/2021 85.85 three stars
2018-09 12/01/2019 88.15 three stars
2017-09 12/21/2018 89.39 three stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 91.16 four stars
2015-09 03/01/2017 91.16 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 89.39 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 95.26 four stars
2014-09 12/01/2015 94.48 four stars
2013-09 08/01/2015 95.48 four stars
2013-09 02/01/2015 94.67 four stars
2012-09 10/01/2013 93.65 four stars
2011-09 10/01/2012 95.56 four stars
2010-09 06/01/2012 91.45 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 90.99 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 10/01/2010 81.17 three stars
2008-09 10/01/2009 89.51 three stars
2007-09 09/01/2008 85.96 three stars
2006-09 08/01/2007 92.82 four stars
2005-09 07/01/2006 91.88 four stars
2004-09 12/01/2005 76.91 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 95-2248462
Name in IRS Master File PROJECT CONCERN 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 (179) Other health services
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(910) Domestic organization with activities outside U.S.
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 November, 1963
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$360,750 0.65% Carrie Hessler-Radelet Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Project Concern International (CA) 85.85 three stars
Village Health Works (NY) 96.71 four stars
UNRWA USA National Committee (DC) 91.36 four stars
ActionAid USA (DC) 89.17 three stars
Watoto Child Care Ministry, Inc. (FL) 94.69 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Project Concern International
5151 Murphy Canyon Road
Suite 320
San Diego, CA 92123
tel: (858) 279-9690
fax: (202) 662-8995
EIN: 95-2248462

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Board Leadership

Richard F. Celeste
Chair

CEO

Carrie Hessler-Radelet
President & CEO

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