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American Refugee Committee
615 First Ave. NE.
Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55413
tel: (612) 872-7060
fax: (612) 607-6499
EIN: 36-3241033

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P.O. Box 1002
Minneapolis, MN 55480

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Board Leadership

Ben Boyum
Board Chair


Daniel Wordsworth
President and CEO

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International : Development and Relief Services

American Refugee Committee

Helping refugees take back control of their lives

(out of 100)
Overall 92.15 4 stars
  Financial 88.90 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 4 stars
This rating was published 10/01/2015 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 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Primary Revenue Growth 5.7%
  Program Expenses Growth 4.8%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.66
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Refugee Committee on the FY2014 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 03/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,999,802
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $444,947
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $29,623,184
Total Contributions $38,067,933
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $38,067,933
   Other Revenue $-49,410
TOTAL REVENUE $38,018,523
   Program Expenses $29,953,522
   Administrative Expenses $2,770,885
   Fundraising Expenses $861,638
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,432,478
Net Assets $23,124,011


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 03/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$230,855 0.68% Daniel Wordsworth President, CEO


Founded in 1979, the American Refugee Committee International (ARC) is a humanitarian aid organization that works to help people take back control of their lives. ARC programs serve nearly 2.5 million people each year, providing health care, clean water, sanitation, shelter, gender-based violence prevention services, microenterprise development, disease prevention services, education, legal services, counseling and repatriation assistance. We work in DRC, Rwanda, Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, Pakistan, Thailand, Myanmar, Somalia, Syria, and Jordan. ARC works with its constituents as partners. Of its 2,000 employees, 95 percent are hired locally.

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