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African Leadership

Investing in Africa's servant leaders

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three stars

85.79

One Nashville Place 150 Fourth Avenue North- 20th Floor
Nashville, TN 37219
tel: (615) 469-7926   Web Site
EIN: 31-1736706

Board Leadership
Jerry Heffel
Chairman

CEO
Emily Blackledge
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.79 three stars
  Financial 80.32 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

African Leadership works where trauma and poverty intersect. We build resilience in trauma survivors, local resourcefulness to start a journey out of poverty, and Biblical foundations for a culture built on respect for others.

African Leadership works where trauma and poverty intersect. We build resilience in trauma survivors, local resourcefulness to start a journey out of poverty, and Biblical foundations for a culture built on respect for others.

Impact Information

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Financial

three stars

80.32

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
77.4%
  Administrative Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.10
  Program Expenses Growth -18.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by African Leadership on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by African Leadership on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
African Leadership (TN) 85.79 three stars
Medical Benevolence Foundation (TX) 87.39 three stars
Christian Aid Ministries (OH) 89.22 three stars
The Haitian Project (RI) 86.10 three stars
Agape International Missions (CA) 95.47 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,333,674
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $114,569
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,448,243
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,448,243
   Other Revenue $25,634
TOTAL REVENUE $1,473,877
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,055,925
   Administrative Expenses $345,251
   Fundraising Expenses $189,898
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,591,074
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-117,197
   
Net Assets $287,649

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
Common Ground Academy $1,055,925 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 85.79 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 92.29 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 79.55 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 80.46 three stars
2013-12 12/01/2014 74.79 two stars
2013-12 11/01/2014 74.31 two stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 71.69 two stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 69.34 one star
2010-12 04/01/2012 68.35 one star

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

EIN 31-1736706
Name in IRS Master File AFRICAN LEADERSHIP INC
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
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 March, 2001
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$125,091 7.86% John Walter President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
African Leadership (TN) 85.79 three stars
Russian Children's Welfare Society (NY) 89.31 three stars
Christian World Outreach (CO) 91.92 four stars
Life In Abundance International (KY) 92.65 four stars
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance (CA) 90.27 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

African Leadership
One Nashville Place
150 Fourth Avenue North- 20th Floor
Nashville, TN 37219
tel: (615) 469-7926
EIN: 31-1736706

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 25266
Nashville, TN 37202

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Board Leadership

Jerry Heffel
Chairman

CEO

Emily Blackledge
President

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