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International : Development and Relief Services

ShelterBox USA

Delivering emergency shelter to people affected by disaster and conflict worldwide.

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Impact Information is available from our partner, GuideStar

four stars

94.42

7359 Merchant Court Lakewood Ranch, FL 34242
tel: (941) 907-6036   Web Site
EIN: 20-0471604

Board Leadership
Mark Midyett
Board Chairperson

CEO
Kerri Murray
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.42 four stars
  Financial 92.12 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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 290 disasters in over 95 countries worldwide.

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 290 disasters in over 95 countries worldwide.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of countries served.
95
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This impact information is current as of January 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

92.12

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.41
  Program Expenses Growth 30.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ShelterBox USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ShelterBox USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ShelterBox USA (FL) 94.42 four stars
Mercy Ships (TX) 90.67 four stars
Esperança (AZ) 94.64 four stars
Baitulmaal AHED (TX) 92.92 four stars
ActionAid USA (DC) 92.44 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,290,699
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $227,950
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,518,649
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,518,649
   Other Revenue $-10,500
TOTAL REVENUE $5,508,149
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,591,971
   Administrative Expenses $499,723
   Fundraising Expenses $386,478
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,478,172
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $29,977
   
Net Assets $1,945,141

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Disaster Response $4,591,971 100.0%

Ratings History
ShelterBox USA has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/21/2018 94.42 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 95.81 four stars
2015-12 10/01/2016 97.41 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 87.10 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.79 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 85.04 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 94.97 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 89.90 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 93.10 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.29 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 94.32 four stars
2009-06 12/22/2010 87.79 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 20-0471604
Name in IRS Master File SHELTER BOX USA
NTEE Code P80
NTEE Classification Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date March, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$195,000 3.55% Kerri Murray President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ShelterBox USA (FL) 94.42 four stars
MANNA Worldwide (TX) 95.47 four stars
Hand in Hand Ministries (KY) 86.39 three stars
HealthRight International (NY) 88.24 three stars
Timmy Global Health (IN) 85.85 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Mark Midyett
Board Chairperson

CEO

Kerri Murray
President

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