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International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking)

Aga Khan Foundation, USA

Dedicated to improving living conditions and opportunities for the poor

four stars

95.43

1825 K Street, NW Suite 901
Washington , DC 20006
tel: (202) 293-2537   Web Site
EIN: 52-1231983

Board Leadership
His Highness the Aga Khan
Chairman

CEO
Aleem Walji
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.43 four stars
  Financial 94.94 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

94.94

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
87.0%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.96
  Program Expenses Growth 6.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Aga Khan Foundation, USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Aga Khan Foundation, USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Aga Khan Foundation, USA (DC) 95.43 four stars
The Zakat Foundation of America (IL) 98.23 four stars
PATH (WA) 92.17 four stars
Helping Hand for Relief and Development (MI) 98.23 four stars
Mercy Corps (OR) 88.51 three stars

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Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) USA, established in 1981 is private non-denomination development organization which promotes social development in low income countries by funding programs in health, education, rural development, civil society and environment.
The Foundation's principal sources of financial support are grants and contributions from individuals, government agencies, and corporations and foundations.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $19,622,695
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $11,234,585
   Related Organizations $1,751,486
   Government Grants $19,977,978
Total Contributions $52,586,744
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $52,586,744
   Other Revenue $-1,289,494
TOTAL REVENUE $51,297,250
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $43,015,568
   Administrative Expenses $4,815,521
   Fundraising Expenses $336,652
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $48,167,741
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,129,509
   
Net Assets $161,377,461

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
Afghanistan $7,994,420 18.6%
Multi-Input Area Development Global Development Alliance $6,162,087 14.3%
Food for the Progress in Mali $1,503,177 3.5%

Ratings History
Aga Khan Foundation, USA has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 04/01/2017 95.43 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.53 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 91.16 four stars
2014-12 12/01/2015 88.23 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 92.24 four stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 99.23 four stars
2011-12 10/01/2012 91.58 four stars
2010-12 07/01/2012 82.82 three stars
2010-12 06/01/2012 80.52 three stars
2010-12 09/20/2011 74.32 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-12 07/28/2011 84.86 three stars
2009-12 02/01/2011 89.27 three stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 80.51 three stars
2007-12 10/01/2008 82.59 three stars
2006-12 09/01/2007 87.97 three stars
2005-12 09/01/2006 98.57 four stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 89.08 three stars
2003-12 07/01/2005 98.84 four 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 52-1231983
Name in IRS Master File AGA KHAN FOUNDATION USA
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 (29) Other religious activities
(40) Scholarships (other)
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 December, 1981
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$61,250 0.12% Aleem Walji Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$225,276 0.46% Mirza Jahani Former Chief Executive Officer

Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) USA, established in 1981 is private non-denomination development organization which promotes social development in low income countries by funding programs in health, education, rural development, civil society and environment.
The Foundation's principal sources of financial support are grants and contributions from individuals, government agencies, and corporations and foundations.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Aga Khan Foundation, USA (DC) 95.43 four stars
The Zakat Foundation of America (IL) 98.23 four stars
Mercy Corps (OR) 88.51 three stars
Helping Hand for Relief and Development (MI) 98.23 four stars
International Medical Corps (CA) 90.91 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Aga Khan Foundation, USA
1825 K Street, NW
Suite 901
Washington , DC 20006
tel: (202) 293-2537
fax: (202) 785-1752
EIN: 52-1231983

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Board Leadership

His Highness the Aga Khan
Chairman

CEO

Aleem Walji
Chief Executive Officer

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