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International : Development and Relief Services

TechnoServe

Business solutions to poverty

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three stars

86.73

1777 N Kent Street Suite 1100
Arlington, VA 22209
tel: (202) 785-4515   Web Site
EIN: 13-2626135

Board Leadership
Michael J. Bush & Rachel Hines
Co-Chairs

CEO
Will Warshauer
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.73 three stars
  Financial 81.48 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets.

TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets.

Impact Information

This charity has reported a measure of cost-effectiveness: how much impact (per dollar) your donation will have on the charity's social outcome. The cost-effectiveness calculation was performed using protocols developed by ImpactMatters, an independent auditor of philanthropic impact.

For nonprofits that run multiple programs, we highlight the impact of one program below.  Learn More about Impact Information.
Program Name: Impulsa Tu Empresa
Program Activities
A business accelerator program that provides two to three months of classroom training and seven months of consulting to S.G.B.s.
Impact Statement
$5,000 increases the net revenue of a small business owner by $150,000.
Confidence in Estimate
ImpactMatters assigned a rating of 3/5 for the audit team's confidence in its impact estimate for the Impulsa Tu Empresa program.
Methodology
TechnoServe underwent a rigorous audit of its impact by ImpactMatters.
Data Source
TechnoServe's data on the pre- and post-intervention ("pre-post") gross revenues of a large sample of participating businesses, as well as the results of the World Bank's Enterprise Surveys of firms in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.
Attribution Method
ImpactMatters subtracted from pre-post results an estimate of counterfactual success based on the average annual rate of sales growth found in the Enterprise Surveys, then adjusted impacts by the probability that businesses survive to enjoy them.
Details
This report was independently audited by ImpactMatters. This report covers April 2013 to July 2017.
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This impact information is current as of October 2018, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

81.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 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)
86.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.06
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 89.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by TechnoServe on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by TechnoServe on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
TechnoServe (VA) 86.73 three stars
Nuru International (CA) 93.98 four stars
One World Children's Fund (CA) 98.23 four stars
World Neighbors (OK) 93.97 four stars
GlobalGiving (DC) 96.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $60,000,181
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $22,689,714
Total Contributions $82,689,895
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $82,689,895
   Other Revenue $2,507,765
TOTAL REVENUE $85,197,660
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $73,680,066
   Administrative Expenses $10,364,382
   Fundraising Expenses $1,761,625
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $85,806,073
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-608,413
   
Net Assets $5,711,598

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 04/01/2018 86.73 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 90.12 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.91 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 95.00 four stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 94.65 four stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 95.50 four stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 93.64 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 95.25 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 95.26 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 95.20 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 93.22 four stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 93.38 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 95.83 four stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 95.77 four stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 92.52 four stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 78.47 two stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 90.99 four stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 88.93 three stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 92.24 four stars
2000-12 04/15/2002 95.62 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 13-2626135
Name in IRS Master File TECHNOSERVE INC
NTEE Code Q32
NTEE Classification International Economic Development
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
(200) Business promotion (chamber of commerce, business league, etc.
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 April, 1969
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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
$348,509 0.40% William Warshauer President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$378,724 0.44% Chris Donohue Deputy RD-EA

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
TechnoServe (VA) 86.73 three stars
Nuru International (CA) 93.98 four stars
charity: water (NY) 91.16 four stars
ECHO (FL) 93.09 four stars
Endeavor (NY) 89.63 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

TechnoServe
1777 N Kent Street
Suite 1100
Arlington, VA 22209
tel: (202) 785-4515
fax: (202) 785-4544
EIN: 13-2626135

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Board Leadership

Michael J. Bush & Rachel Hines
Co-Chairs

CEO

Will Warshauer
President and CEO

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