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International : Development and Relief Services

Hands Together

Building a more compassionate and human world for the poor in Haiti

four stars

95.70

P.O. Box 80985 Springfield, MA 01138
tel: (413) 731-7716   Web Site
EIN: 23-2566502

Board Leadership
Katherine Coleman
Chairperson

CEO
Doug Campbell
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.70 four stars
  Financial 93.92 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

93.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 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)
88.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.70
  Program Expenses Growth 4.4%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hands Together on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hands Together on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hands Together (MA) 95.70 four stars
Women at Risk International (MI) 89.33 three stars
Helen Keller International (NY) 93.82 four stars
Watoto (FL) 91.59 four stars
ActionAid USA (DC) 90.25 four stars

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With roots dating back to 1985, Hands Together is devoted to educating, inspiring and encouraging people to understand and respond to the needs of people, especially the poor and disadvantaged. Hands Together carries out its mission through programs designed to bring dignity to the poor--primarily in Haiti. By establishing schools, orphanages, nutrition and feeding programs, medical clinics, sustainable-development projects, and by establishing partnerships with local leaders and communities, Hands Together is building a better world for thousands of suffering people in Haiti. Hands Together volunteers bring needed skills to many of our educational, health and sustainable-development projects.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,486,351
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,486,351
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,486,351
   Other Revenue $1,166,695
TOTAL REVENUE $5,653,046
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,525,231
   Administrative Expenses $565,804
   Fundraising Expenses $184,560
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,275,595
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $377,451
   
Net Assets $3,935,765

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
Direct Fund Assistance $4,525,231 100.0%

Ratings History
Hands Together has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 02/01/2017 95.70 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 91.33 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 99.70 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 04/01/2016 95.02 four stars
2014-06 02/01/2016 92.46 four stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 82.99 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 90.01 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 91.47 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 91.48 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 91.46 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 02/01/2011 98.69 four stars
2009-06 09/01/2010 98.55 four stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 97.36 four stars
2007-06 04/01/2008 98.46 four stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 98.16 four stars
2005-06 02/01/2006 98.36 four stars
2004-06 10/01/2005 87.65 three stars
2003-06 02/01/2004 84.09 three stars
2002-06 06/09/2003 94.93 four stars
2001-06 02/05/2003 94.87 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 23-2566502
Name in IRS Master File HANDS TOGETHER INC
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 August, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$114,178 2.16% Douglas Campbell Executive Director

With roots dating back to 1985, Hands Together is devoted to educating, inspiring and encouraging people to understand and respond to the needs of people, especially the poor and disadvantaged. Hands Together carries out its mission through programs designed to bring dignity to the poor--primarily in Haiti. By establishing schools, orphanages, nutrition and feeding programs, medical clinics, sustainable-development projects, and by establishing partnerships with local leaders and communities, Hands Together is building a better world for thousands of suffering people in Haiti. Hands Together volunteers bring needed skills to many of our educational, health and sustainable-development projects.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hands Together (MA) 95.70 four stars
Population Media Center (VT) 94.07 four stars
WaterAid America (NY) 93.59 four stars
IHCF African Christian Hospitals (AR) 86.24 three stars
CURE International (PA) 91.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hands Together
P.O. Box 80985
Springfield, MA 01138
tel: (413) 731-7716
fax: (413) 731-6405
EIN: 23-2566502

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Board Leadership

Katherine Coleman
Chairperson

CEO

Doug Campbell
Executive Director

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