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International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking)

American India Foundation

Accelerating Social and Economic Change in India

three stars

85.78

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

Board Leadership
Ajay Banga & Lata Krishnan
Co-Chairs

CEO
Alex Counts
President & Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.78 three stars
  Financial 80.30 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

three stars

80.30

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 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)
77.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.20
  Program Expenses Growth -4.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.8%
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) 85.78 three stars
Akshaya Patra USA (MA) 91.99 four stars
charity: water (NY) 92.29 four stars
Freedom from Hunger (CA) 86.21 three stars
Endeavor (NY) 92.02 four stars

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The American India Foundation (AIF) is devoted to accelerating social and economic change in India. AIF has invested in over 100 Indian non-governmental organizations since its inception in 2001. AIF works with partners to implement programs in education, livelihood, and public health sectors in India - with emphases on elementary education, women's empowerment, and HIV/AIDS, respectively. AIF through its program Digital Equalizer attempts to bridge the digital divide by providing computers, internet access and training to improve learning and critical thinking amongst students of under-resourced Indian schools. It also implements the Service Corps Fellowship, which sends skilled young Americans to work with NGOs in India for a ten month period.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,553,779
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,198,051
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,751,830
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,751,830
   Other Revenue $61,050
TOTAL REVENUE $6,812,880
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,867,945
   Administrative Expenses $460,472
   Fundraising Expenses $895,018
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,223,435
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $589,445
   
Net Assets $7,929,881

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 $1,094,058 22.5%
Livelihood $935,117 19.2%
Education $893,220 18.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
  • March, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Alex Counts President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$223,750 3.59% Ravi Kumar Former Chief Executive Officer

The American India Foundation (AIF) is devoted to accelerating social and economic change in India. AIF has invested in over 100 Indian non-governmental organizations since its inception in 2001. AIF works with partners to implement programs in education, livelihood, and public health sectors in India - with emphases on elementary education, women's empowerment, and HIV/AIDS, respectively. AIF through its program Digital Equalizer attempts to bridge the digital divide by providing computers, internet access and training to improve learning and critical thinking amongst students of under-resourced Indian schools. It also implements the Service Corps Fellowship, which sends skilled young Americans to work with NGOs in India for a ten month period.

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American India Foundation (NY) 85.78 three stars
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Alfalit International (FL) 86.65 three 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

Ajay Banga & Lata Krishnan
Co-Chairs

CEO

Alex Counts
President & Chief Executive Officer

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