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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services (Grantmaking)

Pratham USA

Every child in school and learning well

four stars

96.46

9703 Richmond Avenue Suite 102
Houston, TX 77042
tel: (866) 772-8426   Web Site
EIN: 76-0620808

Board Leadership
Dinyar Devitre
Executive Chairman

CEO
Bala Venkatachalam
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
89.4%
  Administrative Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.53
  Program Expenses Growth 18.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pratham USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pratham USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pratham USA (TX) 96.46 four stars
Birthright Israel Foundation (NY) 90.95 four stars
Communities in Schools of the Charleston Area (SC) 92.24 four stars
The Colorado I Have A Dream Foundation (CO) 92.38 four stars
Denver Kids, Inc. (CO) 86.69 three stars

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Pratham is the largest non-governmental organization providing quality education to underprivileged children of India. With a budget of less than $14 million, Pratham uses very low-cost and scalable methods and works in collaboration with the government, local communities, parents, teachers and volunteers across the country to educate millions of children every year. Pratham's mission is "Every Child in School and Learning Well."

Pratham USA, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a four-star rating (the highest possible) from Charity Navigator, accepts tax deductible contributions from U.S. donors to create educational reform throughout India. For more information, visit www.prathamusa.org.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,197,917
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,135,504
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $13,333,421
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $13,333,421
   Other Revenue $3,550,633
TOTAL REVENUE $16,884,054
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $16,413,629
   Administrative Expenses $451,221
   Fundraising Expenses $1,227,143
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,091,993
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,207,939
   
Net Assets $7,338,449

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
Read India $7,550,269 46.0%
Vocational Skills Training Program $2,297,908 14.0%
Annual Status of Education Report $2,462,044 15.0%

Ratings History
Pratham USA has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 96.46 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 92.60 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 90.92 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 90.63 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 96.41 four stars
2009-12 11/01/2011 93.13 four stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 88.03 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.69 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 94.51 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 97.13 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 99.34 four stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 93.84 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 96.66 four stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 88.95 three stars
2003-12 06/01/2005 84.49 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 76-0620808
Name in IRS Master File PRATHAM USA
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$150,000 0.82% Venkatachalam Bala Executive Director

Pratham is the largest non-governmental organization providing quality education to underprivileged children of India. With a budget of less than $14 million, Pratham uses very low-cost and scalable methods and works in collaboration with the government, local communities, parents, teachers and volunteers across the country to educate millions of children every year. Pratham's mission is "Every Child in School and Learning Well."

Pratham USA, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a four-star rating (the highest possible) from Charity Navigator, accepts tax deductible contributions from U.S. donors to create educational reform throughout India. For more information, visit www.prathamusa.org.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pratham USA (TX) 96.46 four stars
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First Graduate (CA) 88.57 three stars
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Prep for Prep (NY) 85.53 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pratham USA
9703 Richmond Avenue
Suite 102
Houston, TX 77042
tel: (866) 772-8426
fax: (713) 583-6779
EIN: 76-0620808

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Board Leadership

Dinyar Devitre
Executive Chairman

CEO

Bala Venkatachalam
Executive Director

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