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ShelterBox USA
7359 Merchant Court
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34242
tel: (941) 907-6036
fax: (941) 907-6970
EIN: 20-0471604

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8374 Market St. #203
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

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Board Leadership

John Keane


Emily Sperling

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International : Development and Relief Services

ShelterBox USA

Delivering emergency shelter, warmth and dignity to people affected by disaster worldwide

(out of 100)
Overall 85.04 3 stars
  Financial 79.23 2 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 4 stars
This rating was published 12/22/2015 using data for FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics (Data from FY2014 990)
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 20.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Primary Revenue Growth 7.4%
  Program Expenses Growth 0.8%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.52
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ShelterBox USA on the FY2014 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,384,590
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,384,590
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,384,590
   Other Revenue $28
TOTAL REVENUE $2,384,618
   Program Expenses $2,069,162
   Administrative Expenses $549,179
   Fundraising Expenses $105,548
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-339,271
Net Assets $1,426,278


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$99,436 3.65% Emily Sperling President


Every year, millions of families around the world are made homeless because of humanitarian crises and natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis and floods.

ShelterBox is an international, nonprofit organization that responds immediately, by providing humanitarian relief in the form of supplies that bring hope, independence and a sense of normalcy to the most vulnerable people.

Since 2000, the organization has delivered boxes of aid and other supplies such as tents, water filters, stoves, blankets and other tools to help families survive and rebuild their lives in the aftermath of more than 200 disasters in over 90 countries worldwide.

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