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Lutheran World Relief
700 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
tel: (800) 597-5972
fax: (410) 230-2882
EIN: 13-2574963

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P.O. Box 17061
Baltimore, MD 21298

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Board Leadership

Dr. William Craft


Daniel Speckhard
President & CEO

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International : Development and Relief Services

Lutheran World Relief

Sustainable Development. Lasting Promise.

(out of 100)
Overall 85.62 3 stars
  Financial 79.90 2 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 4 stars
This rating was published 11/01/2015 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 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Primary Revenue Growth 2.1%
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.83
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lutheran World Relief on the FY2014 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 09/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $41,052,436
   Federated Campaigns $560,869
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,485,021
Total Contributions $45,098,326
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $45,098,326
   Other Revenue $985,335
TOTAL REVENUE $46,083,661
   Program Expenses $38,118,608
   Administrative Expenses $2,855,295
   Fundraising Expenses $3,471,987
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,637,771
Net Assets $37,486,667


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 09/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Daniel V. Speckhard President and CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$173,164 0.38% Jeffery S. Whisenant Interim President
$109,127 0.24% John Arthur Nunes Former President


Affirming God's love for all people, we work with Lutherans and partners around the world to end poverty, injustice and human suffering.

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