The Rotary Foundation has received the highest possible score from Charity Navigator, an independent evaluator of charities in the U.S. In the most recent ratings, released on 1 September, The Rotary Foundation earned the maximum 100 points for both financial health and accountability and transparency. The ratings reflect how efficiently Charity Navigator believes the Foundation will use donations, how well it has sustained programs and services, and its level of commitment to good governance and openness. In the previous rating, the Foundation had received 97 points.
 
Overall Score & Rating 100.00  
  Financial 100.00  
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00  
 
This rating was published 09/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.
 
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  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs 
and services it delivers)
89.0%
  Administrative Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.99
  Program Expenses Growth 11.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

 

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $254,238,075
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $5,356,809
   Government Grants $64,549
Total Contributions $259,659,433
   Program Service Revenue $16
Total Primary Revenue $259,659,449
   Other Revenue $41,752,959
TOTAL REVENUE $301,412,408
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $235,633,300
   Administrative Expenses $8,586,861
   Fundraising Expenses $15,211,998
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $259,432,159
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $41,980,249
   
Net Assets $951,965,007
 

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International (IL) 100.00  
World Federalist Movement - Institute for Global Policy (NY) 88.03  
Religions for Peace (NY) 86.56  
Givat Haviva Educational Foundation (NY) 86.70  
The Prem Rawat Foundation (CA) 92.01  

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Ratings History 

The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-06 09/01/2016 100.00  
2014-06  06/01/2016 97.17  
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 96.31  
2013-06 10/01/2014 92.45  
2012-06 09/01/2013 90.34  
2011-06 09/01/2012 98.57  
2010-06 11/01/2011 99.26  
2010-06  09/20/2011 97.75  
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 98.81  
2008-06 10/01/2009 99.08  
2007-06 07/01/2008 98.45  
2006-06 07/01/2007 86.45  
2005-06 07/01/2006 90.92  
2004-06 07/01/2005 83.23  
2003-06 07/01/2004 85.78  
2002-06 06/09/2003 85.56  
2001-06 10/15/2002 84.15  

 

 

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