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International : Development and Relief Services

Thrive Networks

Evidence-based international development at scale

88.09

1611 Telegraph Avenue Suite 1420
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 763-7045   Web Site
EIN: 33-0316095

Board Leadership
Carrie Eglinton Manner
Chair of the Board

CEO
Melinda Griffith
Interim Chief Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.09
  Financial * 83.64
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
*Please note that this organization recently received a 4-star rating for the same fiscal period under Charity Navigator's previous 2.0 methodology. You can view that rating via the Historical Ratings tab.
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial *

83.64

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

*Please note that this organization recently received a 4-star rating for the same fiscal period under Charity Navigator's previous 2.0 methodology. You can view that rating via the Historical Ratings tab.
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)
88.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.82
  Program Expenses Growth 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Thrive Networks on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Thrive Networks on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Thrive Networks (CA) 88.09
Village Health Works (NY) 88.55
Middle East Children's Alliance (CA) 91.08
Child Legacy International (TX) 97.17
Faith In Practice (TX) 96.46

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Thrive Networks is an international NGO pioneering evidence-based programs and technologies in health, water and sanitation, and education for underserved populations in Asia and Africa.

Thrive Networks currently works in 8 countries: Afghanistan, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Uganda and Vietnam.

What we do:

Innovate: Develop innovative technological and operational ideas.
Implement: Implement programs employing these innovations.
Measure: Carefully measure the performance of these programs.
Scale: Scale successful programs.
Disseminate: Document and disseminate successes - and highlight obstacles - to key institutional actors (governments, donors, investors, academic institutions).

Since 1988, Thrive Networks programs have benefited more than 3.36 million people around the world.


REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,919,359
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,070,894
Total Contributions $12,990,253
   Program Service Revenue $88,226
Total Primary Revenue $13,078,479
   Other Revenue $24,571
TOTAL REVENUE $13,103,050
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,876,177
   Administrative Expenses $1,245,762
   Fundraising Expenses $452,046
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,573,985
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-470,935
   
Net Assets $10,767,809

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
Clean Water & Sanitation $7,058,814 59.4%
Education $1,717,775 14.5%
Health $1,476,581 12.4%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.09
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 90.63
2013-12 12/22/2014 96.33
2012-12 12/20/2013 94.95
2011-12 02/01/2013 99.47
2010-12 06/01/2012 99.53
2010-12 04/01/2012 97.13
2009-12 09/20/2011 95.04
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 99.64
2008-12 04/01/2010 90.80
2007-12 02/01/2009 84.91
2006-12 08/01/2007 84.93
2005-12 09/01/2006 82.00
2004-12 07/01/2005 74.35
2002-12 10/01/2003 88.20
2001-12 02/05/2003 84.76

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

EIN 33-0316095
Name in IRS Master File THRIVE NETWORKS GLOBAL
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 (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 September, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 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
$252,408 1.85% John Anner Executive Director

Thrive Networks is an international NGO pioneering evidence-based programs and technologies in health, water and sanitation, and education for underserved populations in Asia and Africa.

Thrive Networks currently works in 8 countries: Afghanistan, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Uganda and Vietnam.

What we do:

Innovate: Develop innovative technological and operational ideas.
Implement: Implement programs employing these innovations.
Measure: Carefully measure the performance of these programs.
Scale: Scale successful programs.
Disseminate: Document and disseminate successes - and highlight obstacles - to key institutional actors (governments, donors, investors, academic institutions).

Since 1988, Thrive Networks programs have benefited more than 3.36 million people around the world.


Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Thrive Networks (CA) 88.09
Central Asia Institute (MT) 86.16
International Rescue Committee (NY) 91.16
IHCF African Christian Hospitals (AR) 86.24
Hands Together (MA) 91.33

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Charity Contact Info

Thrive Networks
1611 Telegraph Avenue
Suite 1420
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 763-7045
fax: (510) 763-6545
EIN: 33-0316095

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Board Leadership

Carrie Eglinton Manner
Chair of the Board

CEO

Melinda Griffith
Interim Chief Executive Director

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