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International : Development and Relief Services

Esperança

Bringing Hope. Providing Health. Transforming Communities.

four stars

94.74

1911 West Earll Drive Phoenix, AZ 85015
tel: (602) 252-7772   Web Site
EIN: 23-7087997

Board Leadership
Martin Johnson
Board Chair

CEO
Jeri Royce
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.74 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1970, Esperança has been providing health and hope for the world's poor through health and development projects and a volunteer surgical program in more than fourteen countries around the world, including the United States. Our mission is to improve health and provide hope for families in the poorest communities of the world through sustainable disease prevention, education and treatment. Each project is unique to the needs of that community, and we partner with local trusted agencies and community leaders at each project site to ensure that programs are culturally appropriate and build capacity. Esperança provides long-term solutions that promote sustainability and empowerment of the entire community.

Since 1970, Esperança has been providing health and hope for the world's poor through health and development projects and a volunteer surgical program in more than fourteen countries around the world, including the United States. Our mission is to improve health and provide hope for families in the poorest communities of the world through sustainable disease prevention, education and treatment. Each project is unique to the needs of that community, and we partner with local trusted agencies and community leaders at each project site to ensure that programs are culturally appropriate and build capacity. Esperança provides long-term solutions that promote sustainability and empowerment of the entire community.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
87.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.63
  Program Expenses Growth 10.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Esperança on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Esperança on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Esperança (AZ) 94.74 four stars
Indian Muslim Relief and Charities (CA) 94.74 four stars
Touch Foundation (NY) 89.06 three stars
Agape International Missions (CA) 98.23 four stars
Partners In Health (MA) 90.22 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,935,573
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,935,573
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,935,573
   Other Revenue $199,467
TOTAL REVENUE $4,135,040
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,279,797
   Administrative Expenses $232,124
   Fundraising Expenses $306,092
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,818,013
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-682,973
   
Net Assets $3,457,648

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
Surgical Missions $3,539,959 82.7%
Public Health Programs $739,838 17.3%

Ratings History
Esperança has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 06/01/2019 94.74 four stars
2016-09 04/01/2018 94.64 four stars
2016-09 12/22/2017 93.93 four stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 96.01 four stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 95.11 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 96.48 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 95.98 four stars
2013-09 10/01/2014 91.57 four stars
2012-09 07/01/2013 89.43 three stars
2012-09 06/01/2013 89.06 three stars
2011-09 05/01/2012 92.31 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 93.25 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-09 07/01/2011 93.22 four stars
2009-09 06/01/2010 93.51 four stars
2008-09 09/01/2009 98.28 four stars
2007-09 08/01/2008 98.53 four stars
2006-09 05/01/2007 82.17 three stars
2005-09 07/01/2006 69.85 one star
2004-09 07/01/2005 80.59 three stars
2003-09 06/01/2004 91.35 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 23-7087997
Name in IRS Master File ESPERANCA 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 (179) Other health services
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 March, 1970
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, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$112,700 2.33% James Hoyt President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Esperança (AZ) 94.74 four stars
Save a Child's Heart Foundation (MD) 96.16 four stars
Concern Worldwide US, Inc. (NY) 88.99 three stars
Los Cabos Children's Foundation (MN) 89.11 three stars
INMED Partnerships for Children (VA) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Esperança
1911 West Earll Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85015
tel: (602) 252-7772
EIN: 23-7087997

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Board Leadership

Martin Johnson
Board Chair

CEO

Jeri Royce
President and CEO

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