Financials

Where our funding comes from. Where your money goes.
INCOME CONTRIBUTIONS EXPENSES

$16.3M

$10.8M

$16.3M

CONTRIBUTIONS 66%
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE REVENUE 34%
OTHER 0%
INDIVIDUALS 68%
CORPORATE & INSTITUTIONAL 25%
IN-KIND 6%
PROGRAMS 77%
FUNDRAISING 18%
MANAGEMENT 5%

 

World Bicycle Relief is a registered 501c3 organization funded through a combination of donations and earned income from our social enterprise program. 77% of funding supports our programs. Expenses include bike purchases, shipping, assembly and distribution as well as mechanics training, recipient selection, community education, and program monitoring.

Figures based on 2018 Consolidated Independent Auditors’ Report.

Reports

Our IRS Form 990s reflect US financial activities. For a comprehensive view of global activities, please review the 2018 Consolidated Independent Auditors’ Report.

2018: Consolidated Independent Auditor’s Report | IRS-990 Tax Filing
2017: Consolidated Independent Auditor’s Report | IRS-990 Tax Filing
2016: Consolidated Independent Auditor’s Report | IRS-990 Tax Filing
2015: Consolidated Independent Auditor’s Report | IRS-990 Tax Filing
2014: Consolidated Independent Auditor’s Report | IRS-990 Tax Filing
2013: Consolidated Independent Auditor’s Report | IRS-990 Tax Filing
2012: Consolidated Independent Auditor’s Report | IRS-990 Tax Filing
2011: Consolidated Independent Auditor’s Report | IRS-990 Tax Filing
2010: Consolidated Independent Auditor’s Report | IRS-990 Tax Filing
2009: Consolidated Independent Auditor’s Report
2008: Consolidated Independent Auditor’s Report

 

Ratings & Awards

Registered GuideStar Exchange Member
Accepted charity of the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC#: 95568)
Great Nonprofits Top Rated Charity
Global Impact Participating Member
2019 Lipman Family Foundation Prize Winner
2017 Bertha and Carl Benz Prize for Mobility
2013 Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year
2011 Chicago Innovation Awards Winner
United Nations Environment Programme Partner
#12 on Barrons’ Top 25 Most Effective Philanthropies

 

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