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Project Concern International

Saving lives & building healthy communities

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four stars

91.16

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

Board Leadership
Robert S. Sullivan
Chair

CEO
Carrie Hessler-Radelet
President & CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.16 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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.

Impact Information

Program Name: Satellite Assisted Pastoral Resource Management (SAPARM)
Problem

Pastoralism in Africa is characterized by a high reliance on livestock as a source of economic, social and physical well-being. Changes in Africa’s landscape have compromised the ability of millions of pastoralists to find pasture using only traditional methods, resulting in herd mortality as high as 26% in communities in Tanzania and 40% in Ethiopia. These losses impact the health and resiliency of pastoralist communities and across Africa, would represent billions of dollars in losses.

Strategy

SAPARM fuses traditional knowledge and methods with the accuracy of satellite imagery to help pastoralists more precisely locate grazing areas in order to reduce herd mortality. Mapping begins with community engagement to identify traditional grazing areas and gain buy-in. Maps overlaid with satellite data are auto-generated every 10 days and delivered to the community to aid in migration decision-making. As smartphone use increases, we envision transitioning to download via phone application.

IF:THEN

IF pastoralists have access to information about vegetation in their customary grazing lands in a manner that is simple, cost-effective, and reinforces rather than replaces traditional methods,...

THEN it will lead to increased capacity to find available pasture in a timely manner with quick uptake, which will ultimately lead to decreased herd losses.

IF Satellite-derived vegetation data is customized to the local needs of each pastoral group and is available at no cost/low cost,...

THEN demand will be high with broad-based application across countries and pastoral groups.

IF 3G/4G coverage and use of smart phone technology surpasses feature phone on the African continent as is expected by 2020,...

THEN we can scale more rapidly and reduce barriers to distribution. The transition from paper maps to digital maps will also allow pastoralists to geo-locate themselves directly on the maps.

IF SAPARM provides a cost-effective alternative for governments dealing with climate change...

THEN SAPARM becomes an instrumental tool in helping developing countries with high pastoral populations deal with one of the most pressing challenges faced by some of their most vulnerable and marginalized citizens.
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Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 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)
87.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.10
  Program Expenses Growth 12.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 63.3%
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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Project Concern International (CA) 91.16 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,440,551
   Federated Campaigns $1,517
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $703,526
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $46,982,165
Total Contributions $63,127,759
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $63,127,759
   Other Revenue $-126,490
TOTAL REVENUE $63,001,269
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $57,038,704
   Administrative Expenses $4,982,147
   Fundraising Expenses $2,731,943
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $64,752,794
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,751,525
   
Net Assets $6,190,580

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
Food Security $32,995,690 57.8%
Disease Prevention $10,222,545 17.9%
Humanitarian Assistance $6,563,353 11.5%

Ratings History
Project Concern International has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2003-09 12/01/2004 74.76 two stars
2002-09 12/01/2003 91.49 four stars
2001-09 02/05/2003 93.63 four 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, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$258,164 0.39% George Guimaraes Chief Executive Officer

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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

Robert S. Sullivan
Chair

CEO

Carrie Hessler-Radelet
President & CEO

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