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CARE

AKA Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, Inc.

Merrifield, VA

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CARE

Also Known As:
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, Inc.
Physical Address:
Merrifield, VA 22116 
EIN:
13-1685039
Web URL:
www.care.org/
Blog URL:
we.care.org/notes
Leadership:
Dr. Helene Gayle
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Fiscal Year Starting: July 1, 2008
Fiscal Year Ending: June 30, 2009
Revenue
Total Revenue $692,148,000
Expenses
Total Expenses $708,636,000

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Basic Organization Information

CARE

Also Known As:
Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, Inc.
Physical Address:
Merrifield, VA 22116 
EIN:
13-1685039
Web URL:
www.care.org/ 
Blog URL:
we.care.org/notes 
NTEE Category:
Q International, Foreign Affairs, and National Security 
Q33 International Relief 
Q International, Foreign Affairs, and National Security 
Q32 International Economic Development 
Q International, Foreign Affairs, and National Security 
Q31 International Agricultural Development 
Ruling Year:
1993 
How This Organization Is Funded:
U.S. Government - $274,867,000
CARE International - $133,934,000
U.S. Private Support - $106,680,000

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Mission Statement

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE's community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of HIV, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives.

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Leadership (GuideStar ExchangeThe GuideStar Exchange allows nonprofits to regularly update key information directly to GuideStar. It provides richer and broader information about their programs, impact, finances, people and more. January, 2014)

Dr. Helene Gayle

Term:

Since Mar 2005

Profile:

Helene D. Gayle is president and CEO of CARE USA, a leading international humanitarian organization with programs in 72 countries to end poverty. An expert on health, global development and humanitarian issues, she spent 20 years with the Centers for Disease Control, working primarily on HIV/AIDS. Dr. Gayle then worked at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, directing programs on HIV/AIDS and other global health issues. Dr. Gayle chairs the Obama Administration’s Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, and serves on the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships. Named one of Foreign Policy magazine’s “Top 100 Global Thinkers,” Newsweek’s top 10 “Women in Leadership” and the Wall Street Journal’s “50 Women to Watch,” as well as one of the “100 Most Influential Atlantans” and the “100 Most Influential Georgians,” she has published numerous scientific articles and been featured by leading media outlets. Dr. Gayle was born and raised in Buffalo, NY. She earned a B.A. in psychology at Barnard College, an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.including the Center for Strategic and International Studies, ONE, the Rockefeller Foundation, the American Museum of Natural History, Colgate-Palmolive Company and the Institute of Medicine. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Bretton Woods Committee and the American Public Health Association.



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Program: Emergency, Rehabilitation and Development

Budget:
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Category:
Population Served:
Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Program Description:

Founded in 1945, CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. Working side by side with poor people in 72 countries, CARE helps empower communities to address the greatest threats to their survival. Women are at the heart of CARE’s efforts to improve health, education and economic development because experience shows that a woman’s achievements yield dramatic benefits for her entire family. CARE is also committed to providing lifesaving assistance during times of crisis, and helping rebuild safer, stronger communities afterward. We advocate for policies that defend the dignity of all people and promote the eradication of poverty.   For more information on each of our programs, please visit:  http://www.care.org/careswork/whatwedo/index.asp(http://www.care.org/careswork/whatwedo/index.asp) .

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Impact Summary from the Nonprofit

Below represents CARE International's impact; CARE USA is the largest piece of the CARE International network. In 2009 (FY09) CARE supported more than 800 poverty-fighting projects in 72 countries to reach more than 59 million people. Here are some highlights of our work in 2009 to empower women and families around the world:  CARE and our partners reached more than 30 million people with information and services to improve their health, including family planning, maternal and newborn care. Our programs helped 20 million people protect themselves from HIV/AIDS, reduce stigma associated with the illness and mitigate the negative economic consequences of the epidemic. CARE’s education programs provided almost 7 million people with improved access to school and better quality education. Our economic development programs helped more than 9 million people gain access to credit, acquire skills to start to expand their businesses and improve their income. CARE’s water and sanitation projects increased access to safe water and improved health and hygiene practices for over 5 million people. Almost 10 million people participated in CARE projects to improve crop production, increase household income, adapt to a changing climate and promote the sustainable use of natural resources. Our emergency preparedness and response projects reached 10 million people, with special emphasis on the needs of the most vulnerable: children, women and the elderly.

Expert Assessment

Many experts mention that CARE has extensive experience in the WASH sector. They draw on their experiences and continuously improve their programs. They have strong programs and evaluation metrics. Their programs are sustainable in which many of their systems are still working after 15+ years. They have strong partnerships with different constituents including universities, nonprofit organizations, and local governments. They are dedicated to serve underserved people, including rural areas, and places that are often dangerous and where the needs are greatest. Experts also applaud their scalable and sustainable model and integrated approach to solving poverty. Read More »
Experts repeatedly praised CARE for their careful, comprehensive emergency response interventions. CARE has a focused strategy which hones in on reducing poverty and protecting women's and children's needs and rights. They take a holistic, sustainable, multi-sectoral approach which fortifies their impact. Read More »
CARE USA fights poverty and responds to disasters globally. Its strategies for strengthening self-help capacity, expanding economic opportunity, and increasing access to essential public services emphasize working with women and girls. Founded in 1945, CARE USA is now part of the CARE International confederation of 12 member organizations operating programs in over 70 countries. CARE's advocacy efforts aim to inform authorities and the public on how to defend human rights and enact policies that protect vulnerable people from hazards. Read More »

Expert Reviews and Comments

2011 Philanthropedia Top Nonprofit

This organization is a 2011 Philanthropedia top nonprofit, recommended by experts as having high impact.

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Evidence of Impact

Experts repeatedly praised CARE for their careful, comprehensive emergency response interventions. CARE has a focused strategy which hones in on reducing poverty and protecting women's and children's needs and rights. They take a holistic, sustainable, multi-sectoral approach which fortifies their impact.

Focused Strategy
They focus on making an impact on communities to reduce poverty and providing welfare and support to individuals and communities. They have clear vision of their limited areas of focus. Other
Sustainable Approach & High Quality Work
Their impact is fortified by the length of service spent in a country. Their interventions are high quality. Their organization is driven by strategy and mission. Nonprofit Senior Staff
They typically take a holistic multi-sectoral approach, with an emphasis on helping people to help themselves. In terms of impact, CARE has developed some of the most objective, useful planning and measurement tools and approaches to impact of any organization I have seen. Nonprofit Senior Staff
They provide good integrated relief, recovery, and development assistance through their country offices. They champion the use of global quality standards (i.e. the Emergency Capacity Building project). Nonprofit Senior Staff

Organizational Strengths

CARE's success is rooted in strong strategic planning, great leadership and staff, their technical capacity, and their high level of collaboration with peer organizations. They have distinguished themselves as a global leader in the humanitarian community, with active participation in the international Emergency Capacity Building project and the UN.

Focused Programs
CARE has some special projects which make them dedicated to causes such as women, children and the poor. They make a special contribution to empowering these groups. They take leadership in their own way. Other
Inter-Agency Collaboration
CARE is excellent at collaboration and coordination with peer organizations. They are committed to advocacy around humanitarian issues. Nonprofit Senior Staff
They collaborate with a federation comprised of both North-South affiliated members, using a disaster management unit centralized and based out of Geneva. The organization has a strong strategic planning process which regularly updates, in which disaster management issues feature high as a priority. Typically they have very strong contingents of highly motivated and qualified field staff. Nonprofit Senior Staff
CARE is good at inter-agency coordination, collaboration and marketing. Their strengths are their leadership and operations. Nonprofit Senior Staff
They are consistently strong and have a professional contribution. They have selected areas of technical expertise and collaborate well with other professional humanitarian agencies. Other
Established Programs
They have a strong grounding in history of refugee and internally displaced persons (IDP) issues and very strong sexual and gender-based violence protection programs. They have an excellent, motivated technical staff. Researcher and Faculty
Great Staff
Their staff has been very accessible and is good at sharing information. We had an issue with one grant we gave them, but they did rectify. A strength is their experience and reach internationally. Foundation Professional

Areas for Improvement

Experts observe that CARE could become more independent by widening their funding base and taking a more impartial. CARE can further improve by developing their advocacy, using funds more wisely, and refining transitions from relief to development.

Increase Collaboration
They need to be more open to learning from others and work on forging partnerships and alliances. They should be more of a member of the international humanitarian actors. They should put special focus and dedication into developing their advocacy and humanitarian diplomacy. Other
Reform Structure
They should become more cost-effective by possibly reforming their cost structure and widening their funding base. Nonprofit Senior Staff
They need to improve their management practices. Nonprofit Senior Staff
Become More Independent
They need to pay more attention to their value base and reinforce their commitment to working with impartiality. They should change their image to reduce being seen as an implementing partner of the US Government. They can also improve on their marketing and focus. Nonprofit Senior Staff
Strengthen Emergency Response Capabilities
They should build stronger links to disaster risk reduction. Researcher and Faculty
Reduce Operating Costs
Their operating costs have appeared high at times, so if they do have a lot of in-kind or leveraged services they could do a better job promoting that. Foundation Professional
Find Diversified Funding
Need to find diversified resources bases to meet the expanding humanitarian needs. They also need to continue to seek innovation and be nimble to organizationally adapt to the increased uncertainty and vulnerability. Other

From the Nonprofit

CARE is gratified to be ranked so highly on Philanthropedia’s list of non-profits that respond to international emergencies. Founded with the creation of the CARE Package in 1945, CARE has more than six decades of experience delivering aid during times of crisis and fighting poverty around the world. Our emergency responses focus on the needs of the most vulnerable populations, particularly girls and women. Women and girls are at the heart of CARE's emergency relief efforts because our experience shows that their gains translate into benefits for families and communities.

Essential to CARE's lifesaving humanitarian work is our commitment to help rebuild safer, stronger places that people call home. Our programs to improve health and education, promote social justice and open up economic opportunities make communities more resilient and less vulnerable to the forces that cause emergencies.

CARE is a Better Business Bureau Accredited Charity and has an A+ rating from the American Institute of Philanthropy. 91 percent of CARE’s expenses are allocated to our programs.
— Submitted January 09, 2012 at 7:23 PM

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