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Synergos

Building trust works

four stars

92.54

3 East 54th Street 14th floor
New York, NY 10022
tel: (646) 963-2100   Web Site
EIN: 13-3392006

Board Leadership
Peggy Dulany
Founder and Chair

CEO
Henri van Eeghen
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.54 four stars
  Financial 89.89 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Synergos is a global nonprofit organization that brings people together to solve complex problems of poverty.
We build collaboration on issues such as health, nutrition, agriculture, and youth employment - creating opportunities for individuals and communities to thrive.
We believe in the power of building trust. It's how we create sustainable solutions around the world.
We work in three ways:
Forming Partnerships - We enable stakeholders with diverse viewpoints and interests to come together to generate, test, and implement ideas that create lasting social change.
Advising Organizations - Synergos Consulting Services provides advisory support to help corporations, foundations, and nonprofit organizations achieve sustainable growth, and social impact.
Strengthening Leaders - Through our Global Philanthropists Circle and other networks, we help changemakers increase their impact by enabling them to connect to purpose, build trust, and collaborate with others.

Synergos is a global nonprofit organization that brings people together to solve complex problems of poverty.
We build collaboration on issues such as health, nutrition, agriculture, and youth employment - creating opportunities for individuals and communities to thrive.
We believe in the power of building trust. It's how we create sustainable solutions around the world.
We work in three ways:
Forming Partnerships - We enable stakeholders with diverse viewpoints and interests to come together to generate, test, and implement ideas that create lasting social change.
Advising Organizations - Synergos Consulting Services provides advisory support to help corporations, foundations, and nonprofit organizations achieve sustainable growth, and social impact.
Strengthening Leaders - Through our Global Philanthropists Circle and other networks, we help changemakers increase their impact by enabling them to connect to purpose, build trust, and collaborate with others.

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Financial

three stars

89.89

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
79.7%
  Administrative Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.98
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Synergos on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Synergos on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Synergos (NY) 92.54 four stars
Thousand Currents (CA) 94.22 four stars
Grassroots International (MA) 90.84 four stars
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) (NY) 90.00 four stars
World Hope International (VA) 92.92 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,879,349
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $2,172,821
   Fundraising Events $410,118
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $13,462,288
   Program Service Revenue $1,755,503
Total Primary Revenue $15,217,791
   Other Revenue $408,918
TOTAL REVENUE $15,626,709
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,093,493
   Administrative Expenses $2,174,932
   Fundraising Expenses $614,624
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,883,049
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,743,660
   
Net Assets $26,720,660

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
Agriculture in Nigeria $3,221,961 29.0%
Agriculture in Ethiopia $2,588,217 23.3%
International Networks $2,464,346 22.2%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 07/01/2019 92.54 four stars
2016-12 08/01/2018 93.42 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 90.34 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 96.59 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 97.38 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 98.69 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 98.68 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 92.73 four stars
2011-12 12/01/2013 95.05 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 94.30 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 84.18 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 79.97 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 72.55 two stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 72.33 two stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 92.32 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 95.23 four stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 86.68 three stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 83.46 three stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 80.93 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 13-3392006
Name in IRS Master File SYNERGOS INSTITUTE INC
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 (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 April, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$322,143 2.32% Don Mohanlal President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Synergos (NY) 92.54 four stars
EMpower (NY) 91.55 four stars
Trees for the Future (MD) 89.87 three stars
Shared Interest (NY) 92.38 four stars
Friendship Bridge (CO) 89.02 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Synergos
3 East 54th Street
14th floor
New York, NY 10022
tel: (646) 963-2100
fax: (646) 201-5220
EIN: 13-3392006

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Board Leadership

Peggy Dulany
Founder and Chair

CEO

Henri van Eeghen
Chief Executive Officer

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