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International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR)

Building Capacity to Overcome Poverty

91.97

601 West 26th Street #325-1
New York, NY 10001
tel: (917) 410-7891   Web Site
EIN: 13-6175722

Board Leadership
James F. Kelly
Chairman

CEO
Isaac B. Bekalo
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.97
  Financial 91.07
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 10/01/2016 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

91.07

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 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)
87.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.70
  Program Expenses Growth 4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) (NY) 91.97
Opportunity International (IL) 91.16
One Acre Fund (IL) 94.28
Vital Voices Global Partnership (DC) 92.49
American Himalayan Foundation (CA) 94.62

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The International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR), is a rural development organization working in Africa and Southeast Asia. Formally incorporated in 1960, IIRR promotes people-centered development through capacity building for poor people and their communities, other development organizations and governmental agencies. We believe that communities can help themselves out of poverty if we can provide the stimulus. The US Office coordinates fundraising activities from all sources in the U.S.; promotes the public profile of IIRR within the U.S.; assists senior IIRR staff in partnership building and networking with U.S. based organizations; and acts as a liaison between IIRR and its board of trustees in the U.S.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,937,043
   Federated Campaigns $1,854
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $137,721
Total Contributions $4,076,618
   Program Service Revenue $507,938
Total Primary Revenue $4,584,556
   Other Revenue $635,835
TOTAL REVENUE $5,220,391
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,331,417
   Administrative Expenses $497,397
   Fundraising Expenses $124,569
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,953,383
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $267,008
   
Net Assets $4,809,945

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
Learning Community Program $3,573,243 82.5%
Applied Learning Program $758,174 17.5%

Ratings History
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 10/01/2016 91.97
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.47
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 09/01/2015 96.07
2013-12 06/01/2015 97.02
2012-12 03/01/2014 98.81
2012-12 12/20/2013 94.90
2011-12 12/20/2012 84.98
2010-12 12/23/2011 91.99
2009-12 09/20/2011 84.74
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 76.53
2008-12 04/01/2010 88.74
2007-12 12/17/2008 98.59
2006-12 11/01/2007 90.36
2005-12 11/01/2006 91.91
2004-12 01/01/2006 73.00
2003-12 09/01/2005 72.60

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-6175722
Name in IRS Master File INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF RURAL RECONSTRUCTION
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 (59) Other school related activities
(402) Other activity aimed t combating community deterioration
(911) Foreign organization
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 May, 1966
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$194,441 3.92% Isaac B. Bekalo President

The International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR), is a rural development organization working in Africa and Southeast Asia. Formally incorporated in 1960, IIRR promotes people-centered development through capacity building for poor people and their communities, other development organizations and governmental agencies. We believe that communities can help themselves out of poverty if we can provide the stimulus. The US Office coordinates fundraising activities from all sources in the U.S.; promotes the public profile of IIRR within the U.S.; assists senior IIRR staff in partnership building and networking with U.S. based organizations; and acts as a liaison between IIRR and its board of trustees in the U.S.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) (NY) 91.97
Tostan (DC) 91.77
World Hope International (VA) 92.38
Trees for the Future (MD) 86.31
BrazilFoundation (NY) 96.46

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Charity Contact Info

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR)
601 West 26th Street
#325-1
New York, NY 10001
tel: (917) 410-7891
fax: (212) 880-9148
EIN: 13-6175722

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Board Leadership

James F. Kelly
Chairman

CEO

Isaac B. Bekalo
President

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