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International : Development and Relief Services

World Education

Dedicated to improving the lives of the poor through education and economic and social development programs

79.92

44 Farnsworth Street Boston, MA 02210
tel: (617) 482-9485   Web Site
EIN: 13-1804349

Board Leadership
Paul Musante
Board Chair

CEO
Margaret Crotty
President & CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.92
  Financial 73.82
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 03/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1951 to meet the needs of the educationally disadvantaged, World Education provides training and technical assistance in non-formal education across a wide array of sectors. All World Education projects are designed to strengthen the capacity of local partner institutions, catalyze community and national development, and contribute to individual growth. World Education supports the development of many types of indigenous non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) to achieve long-term results. World Education strives to develop assets such as good health, literacy, numeracy, business and civic participation skills, and access to credit. World Education has worked in over 60 countries in all regions of the globe to provide training and technical assistance in many sectors.

Founded in 1951 to meet the needs of the educationally disadvantaged, World Education provides training and technical assistance in non-formal education across a wide array of sectors. All World Education projects are designed to strengthen the capacity of local partner institutions, catalyze community and national development, and contribute to individual growth. World Education supports the development of many types of indigenous non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) to achieve long-term results. World Education strives to develop assets such as good health, literacy, numeracy, business and civic participation skills, and access to credit. World Education has worked in over 60 countries in all regions of the globe to provide training and technical assistance in many sectors.

Financial

73.82

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
80.9%
  Administrative Expenses 18.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.08
  Program Expenses Growth -3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 59.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Education (MA) 79.92
Church World Service (IN) 90.32
Zakat Foundation of America (IL) 92.61
CARE (GA) 92.64
PATH (WA) 86.22

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,433,407
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $669,119
   Government Grants $31,209,993
Total Contributions $42,312,519
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $42,312,519
   Other Revenue $18,799
TOTAL REVENUE $42,331,318
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $33,703,370
   Administrative Expenses $8,412,482
   Fundraising Expenses $153,799
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $42,269,651
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $61,667
   
Net Assets $4,056,265

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
Bantwana/OVC $16,549,959 49.1%
Africa Programs $8,566,160 25.4%
Asia Programs $6,256,673 18.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 03/01/2022 79.92
2019-06 02/01/2021 81.41
2018-06 04/01/2019 87.25
2017-06 06/01/2018 85.47
2016-06 07/01/2017 87.15
2015-06 11/01/2016 86.55
2015-06 10/01/2016 86.26
2015-06 07/01/2016 85.41
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.19
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 82.43
2014-06 09/01/2015 81.18
2013-06 06/01/2014 86.81
2013-06 05/01/2014 85.04
2012-06 07/01/2013 81.94
2011-06 12/20/2012 87.36
2011-06 05/01/2012 84.73
2010-06 09/20/2011 80.57
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 73.52
2009-06 06/01/2010 71.83
2008-06 04/01/2009 72.45

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-1804349
Name in IRS Master File WORLD EDUCATION INC
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 (59) Other school related activities
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 October, 1959
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Joel Lamstein President
Other Salaries of Note
$183,961 0.43% Haiyan Hua Vice President
$170,363 0.40% Gillian Garb-Sieff Vice President
$143,406 0.33% Daniel Macneil Vice President
$127,939 0.30% Silja Kallenbach Vice President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Education (MA) 79.92
Lutheran World Relief (MD) 86.62
International Medical Corps (CA) 88.94
Alight (formerly American Refugee Committee) (MN) 96.46
ADRA International (MD) 96.46

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Charity Contact Info

World Education
44 Farnsworth Street
Boston, MA 02210
tel: (617) 482-9485
fax: (617) 482-0617
EIN: 13-1804349

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Board Leadership

Paul Musante
Board Chair

CEO

Margaret Crotty
President & CEO

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