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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Association for Enterprise Opportunity

Prosperity for all through entrepreneurship

88.33

1310 L Street NW Suite 830
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 650-5580   Web Site
EIN: 36-3834357

Board Leadership
Daniel Delehanty
Chair

CEO
Connie Evans
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.33
  Financial 87.71
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1991, Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) is the only national membership association committed to microenterprise development as an effective economic development strategy and a powerful poverty alleviation tool. AEO provides its members with a forum, information, and a voice to promote enterprise opportunity for people and communities with limited resources. AEO currently has a membership that stretches across the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico and includes all key agencies and organizations that provide microenterprise services to disadvantaged microentrepreneurs. The combined reach of these organizations exceeds 300,000 microentrepreneurs and small business owners annually.

Founded in 1991, Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) is the only national membership association committed to microenterprise development as an effective economic development strategy and a powerful poverty alleviation tool. AEO provides its members with a forum, information, and a voice to promote enterprise opportunity for people and communities with limited resources. AEO currently has a membership that stretches across the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico and includes all key agencies and organizations that provide microenterprise services to disadvantaged microentrepreneurs. The combined reach of these organizations exceeds 300,000 microentrepreneurs and small business owners annually.

Financial

87.71

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
77.0%
  Administrative Expenses 20.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.90
  Program Expenses Growth 13.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Association for Enterprise Opportunity on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Association for Enterprise Opportunity on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Association for Enterprise Opportunity (DC) 88.33
Opportunity Fund Community Development (CA) 91.46
The Idea Village (LA) 86.14
Accessity (CA) 94.74
Tides Center (CA) 97.12

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,726,721
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,726,721
   Program Service Revenue $101,231
Total Primary Revenue $1,827,952
   Other Revenue $102,607
TOTAL REVENUE $1,930,559
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,234,316
   Administrative Expenses $449,124
   Fundraising Expenses $90,845
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,774,285
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-843,726
   
Net Assets $2,336,973

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
Innovation Hub $1,907,138 85.4%
Engagement Communications Policy $283,102 12.7%
Research and Insights $44,076 2.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 88.33
2018-12 07/01/2020 91.70
2017-12 04/01/2019 92.20
2016-12 05/01/2018 92.02
2015-12 06/01/2017 80.85
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.30
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 88.87
2013-12 04/01/2015 84.17
2012-12 12/20/2013 87.33
2011-12 11/06/2012 74.28
2010-12 04/01/2012 79.38
2009-12 09/20/2011 68.99
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 62.66
2008-12 10/01/2010 70.40
2007-12 04/01/2009 82.34
2006-12 02/01/2008 94.20
2005-12 05/01/2007 99.18
2004-12 09/01/2005 95.85
2003-12 11/01/2004 96.50

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

EIN 36-3834357
Name in IRS Master File ASSOCIATION FOR ENTERPRISE OPPORTUN ITY INC
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (559) Other matters
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 July, 1997
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$249,909 9.00% Connie Evans President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Association for Enterprise Opportunity (DC) 88.33
Ventures (WA) 91.37
Opportunity Fund Community Development (CA) 91.46
DreamSpring (NM) 92.92
Tides Center (CA) 97.12

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Charity Contact Info

Association for Enterprise Opportunity
1310 L Street NW
Suite 830
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 650-5580
EIN: 36-3834357

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Board Leadership

Daniel Delehanty
Chair

CEO

Connie Evans
President, CEO

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