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Worldreader is a international development organization based in Seattle, WA that was founded in 2010. As of 2019 they had $10 million in revenue and $8.5 million in assets.

Worldreader is a 501(c)(3) global non-profit organization that provides people in the developing world with free access to a library of digital books via e-readers and mobile phones.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Worldreaderorg.

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Program areas at Worldreader

Worldreader is a global nonprofit organization, whose mission is to help the world read through increased accessibility to digital books. The organization provides students and their families with a free digital library available on tablets, e-readers, and mobile phones, complemented by a suite of reading support programs. Since 2010, more than 12 million people across 50 countries have read from the worldreader digital library of thousands of local and international digital books in 52 languages. Worldreader works with device manufacturers, local and international publishers, government agencies, education officials, and local communities to help readers worldwide.

Form 990s for Worldreader

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Feb 7, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 27, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Dec 7, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Aug 13, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Worldreader

Total grants, contributions, etc.$10,060,861
Program services$774,913
Investment income and dividends$17,013
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$10,852,787

Vendors for Worldreader

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-06-24
████ ███ ██████ ███Tax accounting2020-02-07
██████ ███Software2018-10-11
██████████Marketing software2018-10-11
███████ ████████ ███Public Relations$134,8382017-12-01

Personnel at Worldreader

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
David RisherChief Executive Officer and Co - Founder-July 14, 2019
John David RisherChief Executive Officer$101,200Feb. 7, 2020
█████ ████████ ████████Chief Operations Officer and General Counsel-July 14, 2019
███████ ████████Chief Financial Officer$136,340July 14, 2019
█████ ██████Chief Advancement Officer$180,000July 14, 2019
███████ ██████████████Chief Programs Officer-July 14, 2019
████ ███████Director of Technology-Sept. 18, 2017
██████ ██████Director, Technology-July 14, 2019
█████ ████████Director, Accounting and Administration$57,000July 14, 2019
██████ █████Senior Director of Development-July 14, 2019
...and 17 more key personnel

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