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American India Foundation

Catalyzing Social and Economic Change in India and Building a Lasting Bridge between the United States and India

four stars

93.43

216 East 45th Street 7th Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (888) 243-4463   Web Site
EIN: 13-4159765

Board Leadership
Lata Krishnan & Harit Talwar
Co-Chairs

CEO
Nishant Pandey
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.43 four stars
  Financial 90.72 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American India Foundation is committed to catalyzing social and economic change in India, and building a lasting bridge between the United States and India through high-impact interventions in education, livelihoods, public health, and leadership development. Working closely with local communities, AIF partners with NGOs to develop and test innovative solutions and with governments to create and scale sustainable impact. AIF's programming seeks to achieve gender equity by developing inclusive models that focus on and empower girls and women. Founded in 2001 at the initiative of President Bill Clinton following a suggestion from Indian Prime Minister Vajpayee, AIF has impacted the lives of 6.7 million of India's poor. With offices in New York and California, twelve chapters across the U.S., and India operations headquartered in New Delhi, AIF is transforming lives across 26 states of India while addressing these issues on a regional, country, and international scale.

The American India Foundation is committed to catalyzing social and economic change in India, and building a lasting bridge between the United States and India through high-impact interventions in education, livelihoods, public health, and leadership development. Working closely with local communities, AIF partners with NGOs to develop and test innovative solutions and with governments to create and scale sustainable impact. AIF's programming seeks to achieve gender equity by developing inclusive models that focus on and empower girls and women. Founded in 2001 at the initiative of President Bill Clinton following a suggestion from Indian Prime Minister Vajpayee, AIF has impacted the lives of 6.7 million of India's poor. With offices in New York and California, twelve chapters across the U.S., and India operations headquartered in New Delhi, AIF is transforming lives across 26 states of India while addressing these issues on a regional, country, and international scale.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Percentage of migrant children retained in home village/ school
86
Number of times of improvement in students' competency levels in Language and Math through remedial classes- Average scores
1
Percentage improvement in trasition rates from Elemetary to Secondary grade
90
Number of student learning hours (Audio-visual room/ lab/ class- number of periods)
160
Number of hours of teachers' training completed on techno pedagogy, project based learning, kit-based education
22
Number of mothers who had at least 3 ante-natal care check ups
35,031
Number of newborns delivered at home who were visited by ASHA within 24 hours of birth
3,639
Number of evaluations conducted
19
Number of people trained
3,050
Percentage of trained participants who gained employment.
64
Number of fellows who graduated from the Clinton Fellowship Program
19
Number of host organisations (NGOs) partnered with for the Clinton Fellowship Program
19
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

90.72

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
78.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.89
  Program Expenses Growth 10.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American India Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American India Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American India Foundation (NY) 93.43 four stars
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WATER FOR GOOD, INC. (IN) 88.02 three stars
ECHO (FL) 93.29 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,463,600
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $5,340,960
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,804,560
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,804,560
   Other Revenue $353,700
TOTAL REVENUE $8,158,260
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,038,571
   Administrative Expenses $512,786
   Fundraising Expenses $984,759
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,536,116
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $622,144
   
Net Assets $6,996,053

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
Digital Equalizer $1,300,050 21.5%
Education $1,161,305 19.2%
Livelihood $1,107,983 18.3%

Ratings History
American India Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 08/01/2019 93.43 four stars
2017-03 09/01/2018 91.04 four stars
2017-03 08/01/2018 90.79 four stars
2016-03 02/01/2018 83.92 three stars
2016-03 08/01/2017 85.78 three stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 87.66 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 04/01/2016 80.88 three stars
2014-03 09/01/2015 78.91 two stars
2013-03 03/01/2014 85.18 three stars
2012-03 10/01/2013 80.08 three stars
2012-03 08/01/2013 79.88 two stars
2011-03 05/01/2012 81.11 three stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 84.17 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 03/01/2011 80.79 three stars
2009-03 07/01/2010 82.80 three stars
2008-03 07/01/2009 90.98 four stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 93.09 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 13-4159765
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN INDIA FOUNDATION
NTEE Code M12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness and Relief
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 July, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Nishant Pandey CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$297,134 3.94% Alexander Counts Former President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American India Foundation (NY) 93.43 four stars
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Trees for the Future (MD) 89.85 three stars
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Thousand Currents (CA) 92.89 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American India Foundation
216 East 45th Street
7th Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (888) 243-4463
EIN: 13-4159765

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Board Leadership

Lata Krishnan & Harit Talwar
Co-Chairs

CEO

Nishant Pandey
Chief Executive Officer

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