HVO FACT SHEET
Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the availability and quality of health care in developing countries through the training and education of local health care providers. HVO was incorporated in Washington, DC in 1986.
HVO is governed by a Board of Directors which is responsible for overseeing the organization's growth and financial health, as well as setting the strategic direction and vision for the organization and operational policies. All members of the Board serve without compensation. Day-to-day management of the organization is delegated to the Executive Director who reports to the Board of Directors.
More than 90 clinical education programs in 25 developing countries.
Asia, Africa, Caribbean and Latin America.
Licenses & Affiliations
- HVO is registered with the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. HVO's Federal Tax ID number is 52-1485477. Dues and donations are tax deductible.
- HVO is a registered Private Voluntary Organization with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
- HVO is a member of Global Impact, a federation of America's leading international humanitarian agencies promoting self-sufficiency through programs in disaster relief, education, health and economic development. This partnership with Global Impact gives HVO access to a national audience of potential donors who participate in national, state and local workplace giving campaigns.
- HVO is registered with GuideStar, a leading source of information about US nonprofits. To learn more, click here.
HVO was selected for inclusion in the 2010-2011 Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington
. The Catalogue is published annually "to generate visibility and resources for the best of community-based non-profits and to create more meaningful experiences for donors." The Catalogue enables smaller non-profits, like HVO, to tell their stories to individuals in the greater Washington DC who otherwise might not know of them. The Catalogue stamp of approval tells donors they can invest with confidence because the Catalogue vets its family of nonprofits with great care. More information is available at: www.catalogueforphilanthropy-dc.org