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International : Development and Relief Services (Fundraising)

Amref Health Africa

Better health for Africa

86.67

4 West 43rd Street 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10036
tel: (212) 768-2440   Web Site
EIN: 13-1867411

Board Leadership
Timothy S. Wilson
Chair

CEO
Robert Kelty
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.67
  Financial 82.50
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
85.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.26
  Program Expenses Growth -15.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 38.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Amref Health Africa on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Amref Health Africa on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Amref Health Africa (NY) 86.67
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Amref Health Africa is the largest African-based nonprofit that delivers health services to over 30 countries on the continent. Our vision is lasting health change in Africa.

Originally founded in 1957 as the Flying Doctors of East Africa and staffed by doctors who flew light aircraft to bring emergency health care to remote areas, our work is now focused on training health workers at all levels and strengthening community health systems. We use African solutions to tackle critical African health challenges with African expertise. Over 90% of our staff working on the ground is African.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,808,351
   Federated Campaigns $69,654
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,984,774
Total Contributions $4,862,779
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,862,779
   Other Revenue $27,614
TOTAL REVENUE $4,890,393
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,904,901
   Administrative Expenses $548,047
   Fundraising Expenses $834,167
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,287,115
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-396,722
   
Net Assets $2,097,433

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
Clinical and Diagnostic Services $1,445,119 37.0%
Evaluation and Operations Research $1,193,789 30.6%
Health, Training, Education, and Primary Care $1,265,993 32.4%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-09 06/01/2016 86.67
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 74.67
2013-09 12/01/2014 94.89
2012-09 09/01/2013 92.54
2011-09 06/01/2012 93.15
2010-09 09/20/2011 93.82
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 10/01/2010 93.48
2008-09 10/01/2009 94.00
2007-09 09/01/2008 94.19
2006-09 08/01/2007 94.27
2005-09 09/01/2006 95.84
2004-09 07/01/2005 94.33
2003-09 10/01/2004 87.87
2002-09 11/01/2003 78.23
2001-09 10/15/2002 78.30

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

EIN 13-1867411
Name in IRS Master File AMREF HEALTH AFRICA 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 (161) Scientific research (diseases)
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 July, 1961
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, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011
  • September, 2010

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$141,526 2.67% Lisa Meadowcroft Executive Director

Amref Health Africa is the largest African-based nonprofit that delivers health services to over 30 countries on the continent. Our vision is lasting health change in Africa.

Originally founded in 1957 as the Flying Doctors of East Africa and staffed by doctors who flew light aircraft to bring emergency health care to remote areas, our work is now focused on training health workers at all levels and strengthening community health systems. We use African solutions to tackle critical African health challenges with African expertise. Over 90% of our staff working on the ground is African.

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Charity Contact Info

Amref Health Africa
4 West 43rd Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10036
tel: (212) 768-2440
fax: (212) 768-4230
EIN: 13-1867411

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Board Leadership

Timothy S. Wilson
Chair

CEO

Robert Kelty
Executive Director

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