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ActionAid USA

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

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three stars

84.02

1220 L Street, NW Suite 725
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 370-9919   Web Site
EIN: 52-2277575

Board Leadership
Sophia Murphy
Chair

CEO
Marie Clarke
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.02 three stars
  Financial 77.77 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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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Financial

two stars

77.77

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
77.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.60
  Program Expenses Growth -6.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.4%
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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ActionAid USA (DC) 84.02 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,958,730
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,958,730
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,958,730
   Other Revenue $620
TOTAL REVENUE $2,959,350
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,368,179
   Administrative Expenses $332,265
   Fundraising Expenses $743,769
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,444,213
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,484,863
   
Net Assets $2,936,077

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
Food & Agriculture $1,057,189 31.4%
Climate $675,327 20.1%
Women's Rights $492,787 14.6%
Education $1,142,876 33.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 07/01/2018 84.02 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 90.25 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.05 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 88.17 three stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 86.45 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 70.02 two stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 77.62 two stars
2010-12 11/01/2011 72.00 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.51 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 93.36 four stars
2008-12 12/01/2009 98.53 four stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 98.49 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 98.97 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 86.77 three stars
2004-12 07/01/2006 78.80 two 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 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)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$137,000 3.08% Marie Clarke Executive Director

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Charity Contact Info

ActionAid USA
1220 L Street, NW
Suite 725
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 370-9919
EIN: 52-2277575

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Board Leadership

Sophia Murphy
Chair

CEO

Marie Clarke
Executive Director

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