WHO WE ARE


Avina Americas was created in 2008 with the mission to effectively connect and engage US and Latin American actors
in shared strategies to foster sustainable development in Latin America and beyond.


Avina Americas, a 501 (c)(3) public charity organization headquartered in Washington, DC, engages partners, knowledge and resources in the US to achieve greater impact. We serve as an institution of reference and a fiscal steward for social investors and philanthropic and private organizations interested in contributing to sustainable development in Latin America and beyond.

To do this, Avina America works closely with Fundación Avina, a private foundation with local presence and 20 years of experience operating in 21 countries throughout Latin America. Avina Americas and Fundación Avina collaborate to strengthen, expand and scale shared strategies for systemic change throughout the region.

Avina Americas, a 501 (c)(3) public charity organization headquartered in Washington, DC, engages partners, knowledge and resources in the US to achieve greater impact. We serve as an institution of reference and a fiscal steward for social investors and philanthropic and private organizations interested in contributing to sustainable development in Latin America and beyond.

To do this, Avina America works closely with Fundación Avina, a private foundation with local presence and 20 years of experience operating in 21 countries throughout Latin America. Avina Americas and Fundación Avina collaborate to strengthen, expand and scale shared strategies for systemic change throughout the region.

Emily Fintel Kaiser
Executive Director

MESSAGE FROM THE
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
In the 21st century, the relationship between the United States and Latin America is marked by challenges that are increasingly shared across borders.

IMPACT STRATEGIES

In 2012, Avina launched its new five-year plan for 2013-2017, which emphasizes valuing public goods, hastening the transition towards a new economy, and fostering systemic change that advances sustainable development.

As part of this strategy, during 2013 Avina Americas worked on seven Opportunities, Services and Tools for Impact to promote transformation in Latin America that favors sustainable development. These include:

In 2012, Avina launched its new five-year plan for 2013-2017, which emphasizes valuing public goods, hastening the transition towards a new economy, and fostering systemic change that advances sustainable development.

As part of this strategy, during 2013 Avina Americas worked on seven Opportunities, Services and Tools for Impact to promote transformation in Latin America that favors sustainable development. These include:

MANAGEMENT OVERVIEW


Avina Americas received a total of US$6,841,764 in 2013 to Support the Impact Strategies outlined in this report.
A summary of the Audited Statement of Financial Position and Statement of Activities is presented below:


Statements of Financial Position
December 31, 2013 and 2012

Assets 2013 2012
Cash and Cash Equivalents 4,921,480 4,813,910
Contributions Receivable 1,401,573 2,896,588
Accounts Receivable 9,356 -
Prepaid Expenses 9,707 9,589
Property and Equipment, Net of Accumulated
Depreciation of $5,077 and $2,847 in 2013 and 2012
5,675 4,717
6,347,791 7,724,804
Liabilities and Net Assets 2013 2012
Accounts Payable 3,514 2,997
Accrued Expenses 34,495 46,306
Deferred Revenue - 9,556
Grants Payable 67,013 432,634
Total Liabilities 105,022 491,493
net Assets 2013 2012
Unrestricted 136,788 158,263
Temporarily Restricted 6,105,981 7,075,048
Total Net Assets 6,242,769 7,233,311
Total Liabilities and Net Assets 6,347,791 7,724,804

Avina Americas' financial statements are audited by Crowe Horwath
and a full audited report is available upon request.


Statements of Activities
Year ended December 31, 2013

REVENUES unrestricted temporarily restricted total
Contributions 233,992 6,375,830 6,609,822
Program 182,086 - 182,086
Interest and Dividends 6,949 - 6,949
Other Income 42,907 - 42,907
Net Assets Released from Restrictions 7,344,897 (7,344,897) -
Total Revenue 7,810,831 (969,067) 6,841,764
REVENUES unrestricted temporarily restricted total
Amazon 926,422 - 926,422
Access to Water 793,974 - 793,974
Cities 47,720 - 47,720
Migration 2,074,662 - 2,074,662
Recycling 1,879,479 - 1,879,479
Inclusive Markets 903,570 - 903,570
Technology for Social Change 434,818 - 434,818
General Program 379,290 - 379,290
Total Program Services 7,439,935 - 7,439,935
Management and General 392,371   392,371
Total Expenses 7,832,306 - 7,832,306
Change in Net Assets (21,475) (969,067) (990,542)
Net Assets, Beginning of Year 158,263 7,075,048 7,233,311
Net Assets, End of Year 136,788 6,105,981 6,242,769

Statements of Activities
Year ended December 31, 2012

REVENUES unrestricted temporarily restricted total
Contributions - 6,745,535 6,745,535
Program 50,444 - 50.444
Interest and Dividends 3,232 2,134 5,366
Realized Loss on Sales of Investments (8,574) - (8,574)
Unrealized Gain on Investments 6,045 - 6,045
Other Income 9,559 - 9,559
Net Assets Released from Restrictions 5,044,901 (5,044,901) -
Total Revenue 5,105,607 1,702,768 6,808,375
REVENUES unrestricted temporarily restricted total
Amazon 1,050,046 - 1,050,046
Access to Water 898,629 - 898,629
Cities 486,628 - 486,628
Migration 973,071 - 973,071
Recycling 359,684 - 359,684
Social Competitiveness Index 841,718 - 841,718
Bolivia Strategy 300,000 - 300,000
Inclusive Markets 68,395 - 68,395
General Program 369,760 - 369,760
Total Program Services 5,347,931 - 5,347,931
Management and General 285,000 - 285,000
Total Expenses 5,632,931 - 5,632,931
Change in Net Assets (527,324) 1,702,768 1,175,444
Net Assets, Beginning of Year 685,587 5,372,280 6,057,867
Net Assets, End of Year 158,263 7,075,048 7,233,311

Subgrants by Country 2013


From its inception through the end of 2013, Avina Americas managed a total portfolio of 166 subgrants
to support the work of allies in the field. Below is a summary of subgrants made last year, organized by impact strategy and by country.


Subgrants by Impact Strategy 2013

Annual Report Avina Americas 2013
Avina Americas
Board of Directors

Brizio Biondi-Morra, Chair

Emily Fintel Kaiser, Executive Director, Ex-officio

John Ickis, Director

Katherine Marshall, Director

Carlos Oxenford, Treasurer & Secretary

Larry H. Slesinger, Director

Management Team

Emily Fintel Kaiser, Executive Director

Jorge Adrian Naranjo, Director of Operations

Juan Carlos Alcalde, Accounting Manager

Jessie Petrini, Grants and Operations Associate

Contact Information

Avina Americas

1314 Rhode Island Ave. NW, #2, Washington, DC 20005

Phone: (202) 986 3605, Fax: (202) 986 3534

www.avinaamericas.org