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International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking)

UNRWA USA National Committee

Showing Palestine refugees that Americans care

92.92

1875 K Street NW 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 223-3767   Web Site
EIN: 20-2714426

Board Leadership
Ghassan Salameh
Chair

CEO
Mara Kronenfeld
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92
  Financial 90.00
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

UNRWA USA lifts up the voices, experiences, and humanity of Palestine refugees to secure American support for resources essential to every human being, for the promise of a better life.

UNRWA USA lifts up the voices, experiences, and humanity of Palestine refugees to secure American support for resources essential to every human being, for the promise of a better life.

Financial

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 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)
87.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.19
  Program Expenses Growth 12.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by UNRWA USA National Committee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by UNRWA USA National Committee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
UNRWA USA National Committee (DC) 92.92
Focus Humanitarian Assistance USA (TX) 91.16
International Orthodox Christian Charities (MD) 87.62
Rafiki Foundation (FL) 93.21
Love Justice International (NE) 86.84

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,990,548
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $506,282
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,496,830
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,496,830
   Other Revenue $-23,824
TOTAL REVENUE $4,473,006
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,263,260
   Administrative Expenses $595,047
   Fundraising Expenses $56,658
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,914,965
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $558,041
   
Net Assets $727,797

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
Education Scholarships $1,629,869 49.9%
Relief and Social Services $836,247 25.6%
Urgent Assistance to UNRWA $475,671 14.6%

Ratings History
UNRWA USA National Committee has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 08/03/2021 92.92
2018-12 05/01/2020 91.36
2017-12 09/03/2019 86.84
2017-12 05/01/2019 80.58
2017-12 04/01/2019 73.07
2016-12 10/01/2018 82.32

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

EIN 20-2714426
Name in IRS Master File UNRWA USA NATIONAL COMMITTEE INC
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
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 May, 2006
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
$147,204 3.76% Abigail Smardon Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
UNRWA USA National Committee (DC) 92.92
Russian Children's Welfare Society (NY) 89.61
Rafiki Foundation (FL) 93.21
Helping Children Worldwide (VA) 85.00
The Joshua Fund (VA) 85.86

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Charity Contact Info

UNRWA USA National Committee
1875 K Street NW
4th Floor
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 223-3767
EIN: 20-2714426

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Board Leadership

Ghassan Salameh
Chair

CEO

Mara Kronenfeld
Executive Director

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