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Armenian Relief Society of Western USA

Humanitarian assistance to Armenians and non-Armenians alike.

two stars

73.59

517 West Glenoaks Boulevard Glendale, CA 91202
tel: (818) 500-1343   Web Site
EIN: 95-3928295

Board Leadership
Silvia Poladian
Chair

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.59 two stars
  Financial 82.51 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 67.00 one star
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

We are an international, non-profit organization dedicated to offering education, social services, family services, culture and humanitarian aid to those in need. The ARS serves the social, health and welfare needs of the community; promotes the Armenian language and culture; provides financial assistance to students; assists victims of natural disasters and wars; fosters the spirit of good fellowship among ARS members and community; and advocates human rights and social change in civil society. Our goal is to provide humanitarian assistance on a local and international scale – to Armenians and non-Armenians alike. We accomplish this goal through our various programs, which play a pivotal role in supporting schools, sponsoring orphans, coming to the aid of countless needy families, as well as mobilizing members to provide disaster relief efforts.

We are an international, non-profit organization dedicated to offering education, social services, family services, culture and humanitarian aid to those in need. The ARS serves the social, health and welfare needs of the community; promotes the Armenian language and culture; provides financial assistance to students; assists victims of natural disasters and wars; fosters the spirit of good fellowship among ARS members and community; and advocates human rights and social change in civil society. Our goal is to provide humanitarian assistance on a local and international scale – to Armenians and non-Armenians alike. We accomplish this goal through our various programs, which play a pivotal role in supporting schools, sponsoring orphans, coming to the aid of countless needy families, as well as mobilizing members to provide disaster relief efforts.

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Financial

three stars

82.51

Accountability & Transparency

one star

67.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
76.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.49
  Program Expenses Growth -1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Armenian Relief Society of Western USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Armenian Relief Society of Western USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Armenian Relief Society of Western USA (CA) 73.59 two stars
Arm In Arm (NJ) 90.71 four stars
Conexión Américas (TN) 91.45 four stars
Interfaith Community Services of Pima County (AZ) 98.23 four stars
Interfaith Caring Ministries (TX) 91.54 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,894,725
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $36,200
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $769,889
Total Contributions $2,700,814
   Program Service Revenue $509,070
Total Primary Revenue $3,209,884
   Other Revenue $133,098
TOTAL REVENUE $3,342,982
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,339,508
   Administrative Expenses $253,742
   Fundraising Expenses $482,635
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,075,885
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $267,097
   
Net Assets $4,981,806

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-05 11/01/2019 73.59 two 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 95-3928295
Name in IRS Master File ARMENIAN RELIEF SOCIETY OF WESTERN USA INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
Foundation Status Organizations operated solely for the benefit of and in conjunction with organizations described in 10 through 16 above.  509(a)(3)
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 November, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • May, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
  • May, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Armenian Relief Society of Western USA (CA) 73.59 two stars
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Society of St. Vincent De Paul Archdiocesan Council of St. Louis (MO) 92.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Armenian Relief Society of Western USA
517 West Glenoaks Boulevard
Glendale, CA 91202
tel: (818) 500-1343
EIN: 95-3928295

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Board Leadership

Silvia Poladian
Chair

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