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International : Development and Relief Services

Water For People

Everyone | Forever

four stars

95.26

100 East Tennessee Ave Denver, CO 80209
tel: (720) 488-4590   Web Site
EIN: 84-1166148

Board Leadership
Nancy Card
Chair

CEO
Eleanor Allen
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.26 four stars
  Financial 93.31 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Water For People is an international NGO organization that exists to promote the development of high quality drinking water and sanitation services, accessible to all, and sustained by strong communities, businesses, and governments. Our work in nine countries will ultimately enable millions of people to gain access to safe water and sanitation.

For water and sanitation services to be reliable and permanent, they require capacity and commitment from local institutions. Accordingly, Water For People's strategy focuses on building strong relationships among the private sector, civil society, and government, which will ultimately serve as the collaborative network that sustains water and sanitation for the long-term. Through strategically-focused programs, we are extending sustainable services to each of the regions where we work, while simultaneously providing a model for greater replication. This approach is called Everyone Forever.

Water For People is an international NGO organization that exists to promote the development of high quality drinking water and sanitation services, accessible to all, and sustained by strong communities, businesses, and governments. Our work in nine countries will ultimately enable millions of people to gain access to safe water and sanitation.

For water and sanitation services to be reliable and permanent, they require capacity and commitment from local institutions. Accordingly, Water For People's strategy focuses on building strong relationships among the private sector, civil society, and government, which will ultimately serve as the collaborative network that sustains water and sanitation for the long-term. Through strategically-focused programs, we are extending sustainable services to each of the regions where we work, while simultaneously providing a model for greater replication. This approach is called Everyone Forever.

Financial

four stars

93.31

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 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)
79.1%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth 10.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Water For People on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Water For People on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Water For People (CO) 95.26 four stars
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Heart for Lebanon Foundation (NC) 98.23 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $19,239,732
   Federated Campaigns $407,327
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $206,054
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $19,853,113
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $19,853,113
   Other Revenue $224,337
TOTAL REVENUE $20,077,450
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,952,765
   Administrative Expenses $1,992,727
   Fundraising Expenses $1,944,248
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,889,740
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $187,710
   
Net Assets $10,351,207

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
Water For People has received 14 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 12/01/2017 95.26 four stars
2015-09 12/21/2016 92.93 four stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 92.39 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 92.22 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 92.14 four stars
2013-09 07/01/2014 95.26 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 91.58 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 93.39 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 97.16 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 95.98 four stars
2008-12 12/01/2009 93.79 four stars
2007-12 09/01/2008 98.43 four stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 98.33 four stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 95.60 four stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 95.82 four stars
2003-12 09/01/2004 90.68 four stars
2002-12 09/01/2003 90.46 four stars
2001-12 04/15/2003 87.88 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 84-1166148
Name in IRS Master File WATER FOR PEOPLE
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 (165) Community health planning
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 June, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
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  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$90,768 0.45% Eleanor Allen Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$153,124 0.76% Sue Dorsey Former CFO
$126,602 0.63% Nick Burn Chief Program Officer
$114,220 0.57% Steve Riggins Former Chief Marketing Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Water For People (CO) 95.26 four stars
World Pediatric Project (VA) 87.93 three stars
Haitian Health Foundation (CT) 94.39 four stars
Catholic Relief Services (MD) 90.91 four stars
Amref Health Africa (NY) 87.65 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Water For People
100 East Tennessee Ave
Denver, CO 80209
tel: (720) 488-4590
fax: (720) 974-2207
EIN: 84-1166148

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Board Leadership

Nancy Card
Chair

CEO

Eleanor Allen
Chief Executive Officer

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