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International : Development and Relief Services

Project Concern International

Saving lives & building healthy communities

three stars

88.15

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

Board Leadership
John H.N. Potter II
Chair

CEO
Carrie Hessler-Radelet
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.15 three stars
  Financial 83.74 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Community members who participated in peer/self-help groups to improve health and nutrition behaviors
3,700,000
Women and adolescent girls reached with cervical cancer prevention, screening and/or treatment
7,967
Number of people tested for HIV
27,168
Number of HIV-positive people begin HIV treatment
8,124
Orphans and vulnerable children provided with support to improve their health and well-being
14,066
Number of laboratories supported with capacity-building activities to improve accuracy and efficiency of testing and diagnosis
42
Number of people reached with neglected tropical disease prevention, referral and/or treatment services
266,255
Number of children reached with a meal each school day
302,242
Number of groups/individuals benefiting from tools/resources/education materials provided
224,002
Number of farmers provided with improved agricultural production practices and technologies
17,802
Number of people directly assisted through food security programming?
157,938
Number of dollars of private sector investments in agriculture attributable to the organization's efforts
5,268
Number of municipalities that implemented PCI’s methodologies for urban resilience
227
Number of people who benefited from PCI’s emergency responses
66,011
Number of people who benefited from PCI’s urban upgrading methodologies
81,887
Number of trees planted
870,352
Number of women supported in economic empowerment groups
3,707,590
Number of people reached with messages to prevent human trafficking in San Diego
33,286
Number of women provided with basic business skills training
15,150
Total saved by female economic empowerment groups
7,021,210
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

83.74

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
88.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.19
  Program Expenses Growth 5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 47.9%
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.

Constituent Voice

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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) 88.15 three stars
Danita's Children (TN) 95.05 four stars
Preemptive Love Coalition (TX) 97.10 four stars
Life for Relief and Development (MI) 92.71 four stars
Seva Foundation (CA) 93.51 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $30,073,439
   Federated Campaigns $637
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $661,448
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $46,011,854
Total Contributions $76,747,378
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $76,747,378
   Other Revenue $-78,381
TOTAL REVENUE $76,668,997
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $61,037,969
   Administrative Expenses $5,320,530
   Fundraising Expenses $2,240,408
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $68,598,907
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,070,090
   
Net Assets $13,252,692

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 $31,721,370 52.0%
Maternal, Child Health and Water/Sanitation Project $11,969,907 19.6%
Disease Prevention $11,079,616 18.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2003-09 12/01/2004 74.76 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
$265,635 0.38% Carrie Hessler-Radelet CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Project Concern International (CA) 88.15 three stars
World Villages for Children (MD) 85.79 three stars
Nyaka Aids Orphans Project (MI) 88.65 three stars
World Help (VA) 85.65 three stars
Medical Benevolence Foundation (TX) 95.47 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

John H.N. Potter II
Chair

CEO

Carrie Hessler-Radelet
President & CEO

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