Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Association for Enterprise Opportunity

Prosperity for all through entrepreneurship

four stars

91.70

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 91.70 four stars
  Financial 95.92 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

four stars

95.92

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
79.5%
  Administrative Expenses 17.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.20
  Program Expenses Growth 15.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.8%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,042,608
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $31,027
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,073,635
   Program Service Revenue $610,379
Total Primary Revenue $1,684,014
   Other Revenue $33,853
TOTAL REVENUE $1,717,867
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,101,198
   Administrative Expenses $684,759
   Fundraising Expenses $50,820
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,836,777
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,118,910
   
Net Assets $3,180,699

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$207,716 7.32% Connie Evans President & CEO

Mission

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.

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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