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International : Development and Relief Services

Mentors International

Ending poverty for millions through self-reliance!

three stars

87.27

65 E Wadsworth Park Drive Suite 207
Draper, UT 84020
tel: (801) 676-7776   Web Site
EIN: 43-1536498

Board Leadership
Richard Tanner
Board Chair

CEO
Mark L. Petersen
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.27 three stars
  Financial 82.45 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

82.45

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
92.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.04
  Program Expenses Growth 5.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 96.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mentors International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mentors International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mentors International (UT) 87.27 three stars
Opportunity International (IL) 91.16 four stars
dZi Foundation (CO) 88.98 three stars
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) (NY) 91.97 four stars
Freedom from Hunger (CA) 86.21 three stars

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Our Mission
Is to make a lasting difference in your life by helping you serve those in extreme poverty in a self-sustaining way through business training, character development, and financial services..

Our Vision
Is to serve millions of the world's poor through the mutually beneficial principles of self-reliance and prosperity.

Background
In 1990, Mentors International (Mentors) was established to help poor entrepreneurs overcome two critical barriers to growth - capital and capacity. As of June 2015, Mentors has impacted 3,675,168 individuals and distributed $67,398,355 in loans since 1990.


As of June 2015:

18,799 loans were distributed to impoverished entrepreneurs

21,734 new jobs were created by entrepreneurs

90% of borrowers are women

$164 is the average cost of a new loan and training

Maintained a 1.98% default rate


Mentors is currently working with 28,533 families to help them achieve self-reliance.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $938,989
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $231,033
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,170,022
   Program Service Revenue $110,655
Total Primary Revenue $1,280,677
   Other Revenue $-2,300
TOTAL REVENUE $1,278,377
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,052,480
   Administrative Expenses $66,854
   Fundraising Expenses $14,260
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,133,594
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $144,783
   
Net Assets $47,889

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 87.27 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.57 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 91.90 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 84.74 three stars
2012-06 04/01/2014 90.99 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 84.04 three stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 82.75 three stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 79.75 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 68.07 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 67.18 one star
2008-12 06/01/2010 71.34 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 90.47 four stars
2006-12 09/01/2007 83.91 three stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 93.02 four stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 76.98 two stars
2003-12 09/01/2004 74.96 two stars
2002-12 08/01/2003 78.90 two stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 84.19 three 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 43-1536498
Name in IRS Master File MENTORS INTERNATIONAL
NTEE Code Q32
NTEE Classification International Economic Development
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (603) Non-financial services of facilities to other organizations
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, 1991
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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
$95,000 8.38% Mark Petersen Chief Executive Officer

Our Mission
Is to make a lasting difference in your life by helping you serve those in extreme poverty in a self-sustaining way through business training, character development, and financial services..

Our Vision
Is to serve millions of the world's poor through the mutually beneficial principles of self-reliance and prosperity.

Background
In 1990, Mentors International (Mentors) was established to help poor entrepreneurs overcome two critical barriers to growth - capital and capacity. As of June 2015, Mentors has impacted 3,675,168 individuals and distributed $67,398,355 in loans since 1990.


As of June 2015:

18,799 loans were distributed to impoverished entrepreneurs

21,734 new jobs were created by entrepreneurs

90% of borrowers are women

$164 is the average cost of a new loan and training

Maintained a 1.98% default rate


Mentors is currently working with 28,533 families to help them achieve self-reliance.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mentors International (UT) 87.27 three stars
Water Mission (SC) 92.06 four stars
Landesa (WA) 88.85 three stars
The Hunger Project (NY) 90.71 four stars
Safe Water Network (NY) 93.38 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mentors International
65 E Wadsworth Park Drive
Suite 207
Draper, UT 84020
tel: (801) 676-7776
fax: (801) 676-7775
EIN: 43-1536498

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Board Leadership

Richard Tanner
Board Chair

CEO

Mark L. Petersen
President, CEO

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