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Endeavor

High-impact entrepreneurs. High-impact change.

three stars

88.71

900 Broadway Suite 301
New York, NY 10003
tel: (212) 352-3200   Web Site
EIN: 13-3931449

Board Leadership
Edgar Bronfman, Jr.
Chairman

CEO
Linda Rottenberg
Co-founder & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.71 three stars
  Financial 85.66 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1997, Endeavor transforms the economies of emerging markets by identifying and supporting high-impact entrepreneurs. Endeavor targets only entrepreneurs with high-impact potential. We scour a country for these entrepreneurs, help them break down a society's barriers to success, offer world-class strategic advice, and open doors to capital. With Endeavor's guidance, they become role models, encourage others to innovate and take risks, and create sustainable economic growth. Together, Endeavor and high-impact entrepreneurs change industries, communities and entire countries.

Established in 1997, Endeavor transforms the economies of emerging markets by identifying and supporting high-impact entrepreneurs. Endeavor targets only entrepreneurs with high-impact potential. We scour a country for these entrepreneurs, help them break down a society's barriers to success, offer world-class strategic advice, and open doors to capital. With Endeavor's guidance, they become role models, encourage others to innovate and take risks, and create sustainable economic growth. Together, Endeavor and high-impact entrepreneurs change industries, communities and entire countries.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
High-quality jobs created by Endeavor Entrepreneurs (cumulative)
2,700,000
Entrepreneurs selected (cumulative)
1,800
This impact information is current as of March 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

three stars

85.66

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
87.0%
  Administrative Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.80
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Endeavor on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Endeavor on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Endeavor (NY) 88.71 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,534,544
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $734,535
   Related Organizations $435,395
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,704,474
   Program Service Revenue $355,264
Total Primary Revenue $9,059,738
   Other Revenue $34,981
TOTAL REVENUE $9,094,719
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,463,520
   Administrative Expenses $1,006,653
   Fundraising Expenses $917,287
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,387,460
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,292,741
   
Net Assets $8,240,588

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
Entrepreneur Selection & Growth $2,903,508 34.3%
Endeavor Insight Research Programs $1,646,494 19.5%
New Country Expansion $1,421,969 16.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 07/01/2020 88.71 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 93.21 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 89.63 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 92.02 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.82 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 93.04 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 94.06 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 97.63 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 97.71 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 94.97 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 98.93 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.35 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 95.90 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 90.67 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 90.61 four stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 85.37 three stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 77.78 two stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 84.93 three 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 13-3931449
Name in IRS Master File ENDEAVOR GLOBAL INC
NTEE Code Q32
NTEE Classification International Economic Development
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(403) Attracting new industry or retaining industry in an area
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 October, 1997
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$778,730 7.49% Linda Rottenberg CEO & Co-Founder
Other Salaries of Note
$823,625 7.92% Fernando Fabre President

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Endeavor (NY) 88.71 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Endeavor
900 Broadway
Suite 301
New York, NY 10003
tel: (212) 352-3200
fax: (212) 352-1892
EIN: 13-3931449

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Board Leadership

Edgar Bronfman, Jr.
Chairman

CEO

Linda Rottenberg
Co-founder & CEO

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