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Financials and Credentials

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Americares has a long standing commitment to fiscal responsibility and has consistently received high rankings from Charity Navigator for our accountability and transparency. We have a deeply ingrained culture of resourcefulness and efficiency that promotes quick action and getting more done with less. Americares leverages every dollar donated many times over.

Financials

Annual Reports & 990s

Since it was established in 1979, Americares has delivered more than $15 billion in humanitarian aid to 164 countries, including the United States. We have a deeply ingrained culture of resourcefulness and efficiency that promotes quick action and getting more done with less. Americares leverages every dollar donated to deliver $20 in aid.

Please note that all Financial Statements are in PDF format. You will need the free Adobe Reader  to display them. 

To request a copy of our most recent Tax Exempt Status letter, please contact us online or call (203) 658-9500.

The below 990's have been excerpted - click here for a complete copy. Please note that the Guidestar registration required to access these forms is free.

Credentials

Meeting High Standards

Our core values of respect, teamwork, trust, passion, commitment and excellence reflect the type of organization we strive to be. Here are some awards and rankings from independent entities.

Americares proudly meets the Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance Standards for Charity Accountability. The BBB Wise Giving Alliance helps donors make informed giving decisions by evaluating charitable organizations. The groups it evaluates must meet high standards for accountability. Those standards set out to encourage fair and honest solicitation practices.

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Americares has consistently received high rankings from Charity Navigator. In fact, more than 97 percent of all donations directly improve the health of people in need.

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Forbes ranks Americares No. 18 on its list of 50 Largest U.S. Charities for 2013. The rankings are based on the amount of private gifts charities receive.

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We are a Guidestar Gold Star Recipient and commited to transparency. Gold status is based on the amount of information we voluntarily provide to Guidestar, the world’s largest source of information about nonprofit organizations and a leader in advancing transparency in the nonprofit sector.

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The NonProfit Times ranks Americares No. 34 in its “Top 100” rankings for 2013. The list rates U.S. charities that receive at least 10 percent of total revenue from individual public support.

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