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International : Development and Relief Services

Lifewater International

Providing water, health, and hope since 1977

three stars

85.25

75 Zaca Lane Suite 100
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
tel: (888) 543-3426   Web Site
EIN: 95-3987142

Board Leadership
Douglas Headrick
Chair

CEO
Justin Narducci
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.25 three stars
  Financial 79.15 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Lifewater International is a non-profit, Christian water development organization dedicated to effectively serving vulnerable children and families by partnering with underserved communities to overcome water poverty.

Lifewater International is a non-profit, Christian water development organization dedicated to effectively serving vulnerable children and families by partnering with underserved communities to overcome water poverty.

Results Information

Reported Results
Total in 2016
Number of safe water points established or rehabilitated in the past year
118
Number of Healthy Homes established in the past year
3,783
Number of people served with safe water, sanitation, and hygiene in the past year
85,968
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Financial

two stars

79.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/22/2017 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)
73.3%
  Administrative Expenses 16.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.31
  Program Expenses Growth 21.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lifewater International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lifewater International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lifewater International (CA) 85.25 three stars
CHOICE Humanitarian (UT) 90.58 four stars
HOPE International (PA) 91.64 four stars
NESsT (CA) 85.69 three stars
Nuru International (CA) 93.98 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,520,157
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $312,565
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,832,722
   Program Service Revenue $23,940
Total Primary Revenue $3,856,662
   Other Revenue $-22,086
TOTAL REVENUE $3,834,576
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,683,073
   Administrative Expenses $635,702
   Fundraising Expenses $371,315
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,690,090
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $144,486
   
Net Assets $917,247

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
Water Resource Management $2,683,073 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-03 12/22/2017 85.25 three stars
2016-03 02/01/2017 88.83 three stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 84.64 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 11/01/2015 85.54 three stars
2015-03 10/01/2015 85.27 three stars
2014-03 12/22/2014 77.76 two stars
2013-03 12/01/2013 78.34 two stars
2012-03 03/01/2013 73.00 two stars
2011-03 07/01/2012 79.39 two stars
2011-03 05/01/2012 79.20 two stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 92.84 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 06/01/2011 92.69 four stars
2009-03 07/01/2010 90.77 four stars
2008-03 09/01/2009 93.63 four stars
2007-03 08/01/2008 87.89 three stars
2006-03 06/01/2007 82.92 three stars
2005-03 04/01/2006 73.70 two stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 65.60 one star

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

EIN 95-3987142
Name in IRS Master File LIFEWATER INC
NTEE Code C32
NTEE Classification Water Resource, Wetlands Conservation and Management
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (6) Missionary activities
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 February, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013

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
$113,775 3.08% Justin Narducci President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lifewater International (CA) 85.25 three stars
Alfalit International (FL) 87.58 three stars
Root Capital (MA) 92.38 four stars
Village Enterprise (CA) 93.72 four stars
Haiti Outreach (MN) 93.59 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lifewater International
75 Zaca Lane
Suite 100
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
tel: (888) 543-3426
fax: (805) 541-6649
EIN: 95-3987142

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 3131
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403

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Board Leadership

Douglas Headrick
Chair

CEO

Justin Narducci
President, CEO

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