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International : Development and Relief Services

ActionAid USA

A world without poverty in which every person can exercise his or her right to a life of dignity.

86.05

1420 K Street, NW Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (201) 835-1240   Web Site
EIN: 52-2277575

Board Leadership
Luis Guardia
Chair

CEO
Marie Brill
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.05
  Financial 81.97
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

81.97

Accountability & Transparency

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
74.4%
  Administrative Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.21
  Program Expenses Growth -3.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ActionAid USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ActionAid USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ActionAid USA (DC) 86.05
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DKT International (DC) 94.00

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ActionAid works in more than 40 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America, with over 25 million poor people. Our work seeks to create and sustain better futures by providing relief from disasters and conflicts, empowering women, fighting hunger, holding governments accountable, and making education accessible.

ActionAid works with coalitions of poor and excluded people from around the world, bringing their perspectives to bear on US policies that affect developing countries. We bring their voices into the American political arena and strengthen domestic support for changes in development policy.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,986,835
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,986,835
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,986,835
   Other Revenue $1,622
TOTAL REVENUE $5,988,457
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,731,814
   Administrative Expenses $476,159
   Fundraising Expenses $569,037
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,777,010
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,211,447
   
Net Assets $5,002,314

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
Smallholder Farms Advocacy $1,828,432 49.0%
Education $600,000 16.1%
Land Rights and Biofuels $589,220 15.8%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.05
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 88.17
2013-12 03/01/2015 86.45
2012-12 11/01/2013 70.02
2011-12 12/20/2012 77.62
2010-12 11/01/2011 72.00
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.51
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 93.36
2008-12 12/01/2009 98.53
2007-12 12/01/2008 98.49
2006-12 02/01/2008 98.97
2005-12 02/01/2007 86.77
2004-12 07/01/2006 78.80

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

EIN 52-2277575
Name in IRS Master File ACTIONAID USA
NTEE Code V35
NTEE Classification International Studies
NTEE Type Social Science Research Institutes, Services
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 November, 2001
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$133,022 2.78% Marie Clarke Executive Director

ActionAid works in more than 40 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America, with over 25 million poor people. Our work seeks to create and sustain better futures by providing relief from disasters and conflicts, empowering women, fighting hunger, holding governments accountable, and making education accessible.

ActionAid works with coalitions of poor and excluded people from around the world, bringing their perspectives to bear on US policies that affect developing countries. We bring their voices into the American political arena and strengthen domestic support for changes in development policy.

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ActionAid USA (DC) 86.05
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Charity Contact Info

ActionAid USA
1420 K Street, NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (201) 835-1240
EIN: 52-2277575

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Board Leadership

Luis Guardia
Chair

CEO

Marie Brill
Executive Director

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