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The Middle East Media Research Institute
P.O. Box 27837
Washington, DC 20038
tel: (202) 955-9070
fax: (202) 955-9077
EIN: 52-2068483

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Board Leadership

Oliver "Buck" Revell


Steven Stalinsky
Executive Director

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International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

The Middle East Media Research Institute

Bridging the language gap between the Middle East and the West

(out of 100)
Overall 85.00 3 stars
  Financial 79.18 2 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 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 4.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Primary Revenue Growth 0.4%
  Program Expenses Growth 0.4%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.19
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Middle East Media Research Institute on the FY2014 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 06/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,157,351
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,157,351
   Program Service Revenue $72,270
Total Primary Revenue $5,229,621
   Other Revenue $6,326
TOTAL REVENUE $5,235,947
   Program Expenses $4,602,590
   Administrative Expenses $215,898
   Fundraising Expenses $370,158
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $47,301
Net Assets $994,068


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 06/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$141,042 2.71% Steven Stalinsky Executive Director


Founded in February 1998 to inform the debate over U.S. policy in the Middle East, the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) explores the Middle East through the region's media. MEMRI bridges the language gap which exists between the West and the Middle East, providing timely translations of Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Urdu-Pashtu media, as well as original analysis of political, ideological, intellectual, social, cultural, and religious trends in the Middle East. MEMRI's headquarters are located in Washington, DC with branch offices in London, Tokyo, Rome, Baghdad, Shanghai, and Jerusalem. MEMRI research is translated to English, German, Hebrew, Italian, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, and Japanese.

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