where our funding comes from. where your money goes.
Social Enterprise Revenue 32%
Corporate and Institutional 7%
World Bicycle Relief is a registered 501c3 organization funded through a combination of donations and earned income from our social enterprise program. 72% of donations directly fund our bicycle programs. Expenses include bike purchases, shipping, assembly and distribution as well as mechanics training, recipient selection, community education, and program monitoring.
Figures based on 2012 Consolidated Independent Auditors' Report and IRS-990.
Our IRS Form 990s reflect all US financial activities. For a comprehensive view of global activities, please review the 2012 Consolidated Independent Auditors' Report.
2012: Consolidated Independent Auditors' Report / IRS-990
2011: Consolidated Independent Auditors' Report / IRS-990
2010: Consolidated Independent Auditors' Report / IRS-990
2009: Consolidated Independent Auditors' Report / IRS-990
2008: Consolidated Independent Auditors' Report / IRS-990
Registered GuideStar Exchange member
Accepted charity of the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC#: 95568)
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
World Bicycle Relief is a participating member of Aid for Africa, a unique partnership
of nonprofit organizations serving families and communities throughout Africa.