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Thousand Currents

Exchanging Grassroots Brilliance

three stars

89.09

2120 University Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
tel: (415) 824-8384   Web Site
EIN: 77-0071852

Board Leadership
Gerald Richards
Chair

CEO
Rajasvini Bhansali
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.09 three stars
  Financial 84.58 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

three stars

84.58

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
74.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.41
  Program Expenses Growth 31.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Thousand Currents on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Thousand Currents on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Thousand Currents (CA) 89.09 three stars
GlobalGiving (DC) 98.23 four stars
Root Capital (MA) 93.98 four stars
The Resource Foundation (NY) 94.74 four stars
Outreach International (MO) 88.22 three stars

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Thousand Currents (formerly IDEX) has funded, connected, and walked alongside visionary leaders around the world for 30+ years.

Thousand Currents partners with grassroots groups - led by women, youth, and Indigenous Peoples in the Global South - that are transforming their communities and creating lasting solutions to our shared global challenges.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,965,968
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,965,968
   Program Service Revenue $61,455
Total Primary Revenue $2,027,423
   Other Revenue $4,691
TOTAL REVENUE $2,032,114
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,271,635
   Administrative Expenses $146,585
   Fundraising Expenses $199,472
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,617,692
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $414,422
   
Net Assets $455,442

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
Grants $1,271,635 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 89.09 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 80.67 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 05/01/2015 86.55 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 65.29 one star
2012-06 04/01/2014 75.60 two stars
2011-06 04/01/2013 66.78 one star
2011-06 02/01/2013 65.77 one star
2011-06 11/06/2012 64.57 one star
2011-06 10/01/2012 63.55 one star
2010-06 12/23/2011 91.28 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2008-06 09/01/2009 88.15 three stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 83.52 three stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 80.45 three stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 79.20 two stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 82.62 three stars
2003-06 08/01/2004 88.34 three stars
2002-06 12/01/2003 85.44 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 77-0071852
Name in IRS Master File INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT EXCHANGE
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 (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 November, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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
$88,345 5.46% Rajasvini Bhansali Executive Director

Thousand Currents (formerly IDEX) has funded, connected, and walked alongside visionary leaders around the world for 30+ years.

Thousand Currents partners with grassroots groups - led by women, youth, and Indigenous Peoples in the Global South - that are transforming their communities and creating lasting solutions to our shared global challenges.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Thousand Currents (CA) 89.09 three stars
Kids Around the World (IL) 94.64 four stars
Freedom from Hunger (CA) 86.21 three stars
dZi Foundation (CO) 88.98 three stars
The Resource Foundation (NY) 94.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Thousand Currents
2120 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
tel: (415) 824-8384
fax: (415) 824-8387
EIN: 77-0071852

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Board Leadership

Gerald Richards
Chair

CEO

Rajasvini Bhansali
Executive Director

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