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International : Development and Relief Services

Armenian Relief and Development Association (ARDA)

Ministering to the needs of the most vulnerable and socially deprived children, elderly, and families

68.18

1536 E. Washington Blvd Pasadena, CA 91104
tel: (626) 744-3221   Web Site
EIN: 23-7089113

Board Leadership
Ray Savoian
Chairman

CEO
Ariel Babikian
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 68.18
  Financial 100.00
  Accountability & Transparency 55.00
This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Armenian Relief and Development Association (ARDA) was established in 1970 and is a non-denominational Christian humanitarian relief and development organization based in Pasadena, California, with offices in Yerevan and Gyumri, Armenia. ARDA ministers to the needs of the most vulnerable and socially deprived children, elderly, and families who lack support structures to sustain their basic human and spiritual needs.

Armenian Relief and Development Association (ARDA) was established in 1970 and is a non-denominational Christian humanitarian relief and development organization based in Pasadena, California, with offices in Yerevan and Gyumri, Armenia. ARDA ministers to the needs of the most vulnerable and socially deprived children, elderly, and families who lack support structures to sustain their basic human and spiritual needs.

Financial

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

55.00

This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
86.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.25
  Program Expenses Growth 22.7%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Armenian Relief and Development Association (ARDA) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Armenian Relief and Development Association (ARDA) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Armenian Relief and Development Association (ARDA) (CA) 68.18
ShelterBox USA (CA) 92.41
Childspring International (GA) 85.85
HIAS (MD) 91.32
UNRWA USA National Committee (DC) 92.92

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,261,371
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,261,371
   Program Service Revenue $158,047
Total Primary Revenue $1,419,418
   Other Revenue $31,507
TOTAL REVENUE $1,450,925
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,396,330
   Administrative Expenses $103,715
   Fundraising Expenses $31,811
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,531,856
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-80,931
   
Net Assets $1,475,796

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
Humanitarian Aid $1,190,771 85.3%
Christian Education and Evangelism $124,949 8.9%
U.S. Office Operations $80,610 5.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 10/01/2021 68.18
2018-12 06/01/2021 68.16
2018-12 05/01/2020 65.33
2017-12 04/01/2019 66.81
2016-12 05/01/2018 67.35
2015-12 07/01/2017 64.63
2014-12 06/01/2016 61.86
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 59.38
2013-12 08/01/2015 60.92
2012-12 04/01/2014 62.04

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

EIN 23-7089113
Name in IRS Master File ARMENIAN RELIEF AND DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious 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 January, 1971
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$74,769 4.88% Ariel Babikian Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Armenian Relief and Development Association (ARDA) (CA) 68.18
Trinity HOPE (TN) 97.74
Christian World Outreach (CO) 92.48
American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa (ARAHA) (MN) 92.74
Water for South Sudan (NY) 96.49

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Charity Contact Info

Armenian Relief and Development Association (ARDA)
1536 E. Washington Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91104
tel: (626) 744-3221
EIN: 23-7089113

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Board Leadership

Ray Savoian
Chairman

CEO

Ariel Babikian
Executive Director

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