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...Is this your nonprofit?

...501(c)(3) organization

...Donations are tax-deductible

...https://lwr.org/

...700 Light Street
Baltimore MD 21230 

...Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 17061
Baltimore MD 21298

800-597-5972


Baltimore MD | IRS ruling year: 1946 | EIN: 13-2574963  

 

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

 


Rating Information

Good


This charity's score is 87%, earning it a Three-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.


This overall score is calculated entirely from a single beacon score: 100% Accountability & Finance. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

 Important note on the timeliness of ratings

The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Lutheran World Relief is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

Rating Report

  • Impact & Results
  • Accountability & Finance
  • Culture & Community
  • Leadership & Adaptability
Accountability & Finance
Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability

 

Accountability & Finance

 

Lutheran World Relief has earned a 87% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

This score represents Form 990 data from 2020, the latest year published by the IRS. 

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Accountability and Transparency
...Full Credit
  
...Partial Credit
  
...No Credit
  
...Not Applicable
Governance
Policies
Transparency

Financial Metrics
...Full Credit
  
...Partial Credit
  
...No Credit
  
...Not Applicable
...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 25.80% - 5/10 pts
...Working Capital Ratio - 0.78 years - 7.5/10 pts
...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.07 - 10/10 pts
...Administrative Expense Ratio - 12.10% - 10/10 pts
...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 6.90% - 10/10 pts
...Program Expense Ratio - 80.90% - 8.82/10 pts
...Program Expense Growth - -10.24% - 0/10 pts

Unscored Information


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Salary of Key Persons Data Available
IRS Published Data (Business Master File) Data Available
Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) Data available

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