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World Neighbors

Inspiring people. Strengthening communities.

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four stars

93.97

5600 N. May Avenue Suite 160
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
tel: (800) 242-6387   Web Site
EIN: 73-0707328

Board Leadership
Tommy Barrow
Board Chair

CEO
Kate Schecter, Ph.D.
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.97 four stars
  Financial 91.48 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

World Neighbors is an international development organization striving to eliminate hunger, poverty and disease in the poorest, most isolated rural villages in Asia, Africa and Latin America. World Neighbors invests in people and their communities by training and inspiring them to create their own life-changing solutions through programs in agriculture, literacy, water, health and environmental protection. Since 1951, more than 26 million people in 45 countries have transformed their lives with the support of World Neighbors. Our programs focus on hunger, poverty, disease and the environment. Communities tell World Neighbors what their needs are, and World Neighbors, in turn, works with them to acquire the knowledge, skills and organization to solve their problems.

World Neighbors is an international development organization striving to eliminate hunger, poverty and disease in the poorest, most isolated rural villages in Asia, Africa and Latin America. World Neighbors invests in people and their communities by training and inspiring them to create their own life-changing solutions through programs in agriculture, literacy, water, health and environmental protection. Since 1951, more than 26 million people in 45 countries have transformed their lives with the support of World Neighbors. Our programs focus on hunger, poverty, disease and the environment. Communities tell World Neighbors what their needs are, and World Neighbors, in turn, works with them to acquire the knowledge, skills and organization to solve their problems.

Impact Information

Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of participants attending course/session/workshop
83,729
Number of individuals applying skills learned through the organization's training
472,351
Number of volunteers
6,433
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Financial

four stars

91.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
82.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.32
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Neighbors on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Neighbors on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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World Neighbors (OK) 93.97 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,853,586
   Federated Campaigns $842
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,403,368
Total Contributions $4,257,796
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,257,796
   Other Revenue $604,092
TOTAL REVENUE $4,861,888
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,339,534
   Administrative Expenses $191,675
   Fundraising Expenses $379,584
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,910,793
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $951,095
   
Net Assets $7,951,272

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
World Neighbors has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 05/01/2018 93.97 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 91.74 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 87.79 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 81.05 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 80.10 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 79.90 two stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 73.55 two stars
2012-06 04/01/2014 70.53 two stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 72.40 two stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 83.32 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 77.16 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 03/01/2011 68.47 one star
2009-06 08/01/2010 68.60 one star
2008-06 06/01/2009 91.42 four stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 92.44 four stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 91.14 four stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 81.72 three stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 72.10 two stars
2003-06 02/01/2004 77.85 two stars
2002-06 02/05/2003 91.00 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 73-0707328
Name in IRS Master File WORLD NEIGHBORS 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 (911) Foreign organization
(520) Pacifism and peace
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, 1957
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$180,902 4.62% Kate Schecter President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Neighbors (OK) 93.97 four stars
Worldserve International (MO) 87.25 three stars
One Acre Fund (IL) 94.28 four stars
American India Foundation (NY) 91.04 four stars
Friendship Bridge (CO) 89.02 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

World Neighbors
5600 N. May Avenue
Suite 160
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
tel: (800) 242-6387
EIN: 73-0707328

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Board Leadership

Tommy Barrow
Board Chair

CEO

Kate Schecter, Ph.D.
President and CEO

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