International : Development and Relief Services

Grameen Foundation USA

Breakthroughs to end poverty and hunger

three stars

83.20

1400 K Street, NW Suite 550
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 628-3560   Web Site
EIN: 73-1502797

Board Leadership
Peter Cowhey
Chair

CEO
Steve Hollingworth
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.20 three stars
  Financial 76.25 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Grameen Foundation is a global nonprofit that creates breakthrough solutions spanning financial, agricultural, and health services. We use digital technology and strengthen local partner networks to design and deliver solutions that open opportunity for women and families living in poverty.

Our work is inspired by the people we serve. We believe there is no greater force than the power of women driven to improve their own lives and the lives of those around them. But they need real breakthroughs that enable them to overcome the economic, cultural and gender barriers that keep families trapped in poverty.

To engender such breakthroughs, we design strategies that equip women and families with essential tools and knowledge. We train networks of field agents to implement the solutions, and provide training and education to the women themselves. We bring together partners to co-design and scale-up solutions. And, we evaluate our impact to continuously improve the work we do.

Grameen Foundation is a global nonprofit that creates breakthrough solutions spanning financial, agricultural, and health services. We use digital technology and strengthen local partner networks to design and deliver solutions that open opportunity for women and families living in poverty.

Our work is inspired by the people we serve. We believe there is no greater force than the power of women driven to improve their own lives and the lives of those around them. But they need real breakthroughs that enable them to overcome the economic, cultural and gender barriers that keep families trapped in poverty.

To engender such breakthroughs, we design strategies that equip women and families with essential tools and knowledge. We train networks of field agents to implement the solutions, and provide training and education to the women themselves. We bring together partners to co-design and scale-up solutions. And, we evaluate our impact to continuously improve the work we do.

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Financial

two stars

76.25

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
71.9%
  Administrative Expenses 24.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.68
  Program Expenses Growth -28.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grameen Foundation USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grameen Foundation USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,030,395
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $916,619
   Government Grants $500,309
Total Contributions $5,447,323
   Program Service Revenue $1,945,557
Total Primary Revenue $7,392,880
   Other Revenue $3,551,191
TOTAL REVENUE $10,944,071
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,669,569
   Administrative Expenses $3,191,791
   Fundraising Expenses $391,807
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,253,167
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,690,904
   
Net Assets $9,478,927

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$230,914 2.49% Steve Hollingworth President, CEO

Mission

Grameen Foundation is a global nonprofit that creates breakthrough solutions spanning financial, agricultural, and health services. We use digital technology and strengthen local partner networks to design and deliver solutions that open opportunity for women and families living in poverty.

Our work is inspired by the people we serve. We believe there is no greater force than the power of women driven to improve their own lives and the lives of those around them. But they need real breakthroughs that enable them to overcome the economic, cultural and gender barriers that keep families trapped in poverty.

To engender such breakthroughs, we design strategies that equip women and families with essential tools and knowledge. We train networks of field agents to implement the solutions, and provide training and education to the women themselves. We bring together partners to co-design and scale-up solutions. And, we evaluate our impact to continuously improve the work we do.

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Grameen Foundation USA (DC) 83.20 three stars
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Partners Worldwide (MI) 89.48 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Grameen Foundation USA
1400 K Street, NW
Suite 550
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 628-3560
fax: (202) 628-2341
EIN: 73-1502797

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Board Leadership

Peter Cowhey
Chair

CEO

Steve Hollingworth
President and CEO