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Center for Disaster Philanthropy

The when, where and how of informed disaster giving

four stars

92.22

One Thomas Circle, NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 464-2018   Web Site
EIN: 45-5257937

Board Leadership
Lori J. Bertman
Board Chair

CEO
Robert G. Ottenhoff
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Center for Disaster Philanthropy Inc. hopes to transform the field of disaster philanthropy to increase donor effectiveness throughout the life cycle of disasters through our educational resources, fund opportunities and strategic guidance. We envision a world where donors strategically plan for and respond to disasters in order to minimize their impact on vulnerable populations and communities.

The Center for Disaster Philanthropy Inc. hopes to transform the field of disaster philanthropy to increase donor effectiveness throughout the life cycle of disasters through our educational resources, fund opportunities and strategic guidance. We envision a world where donors strategically plan for and respond to disasters in order to minimize their impact on vulnerable populations and communities.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
94.5%
  Administrative Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.85
  Program Expenses Growth 90.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Disaster Philanthropy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Disaster Philanthropy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,058,152
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,058,152
   Program Service Revenue $567,355
Total Primary Revenue $7,625,507
   Other Revenue $106,235
TOTAL REVENUE $7,731,742
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $16,909,383
   Administrative Expenses $244,781
   Fundraising Expenses $271,419
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,425,583
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-9,693,841
   
Net Assets $14,049,561

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$265,270 1.52% Robert Ottenhoff President, CEO

Mission

The Center for Disaster Philanthropy Inc. hopes to transform the field of disaster philanthropy to increase donor effectiveness throughout the life cycle of disasters through our educational resources, fund opportunities and strategic guidance. We envision a world where donors strategically plan for and respond to disasters in order to minimize their impact on vulnerable populations and communities.

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Disaster Philanthropy
One Thomas Circle, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 464-2018
EIN: 45-5257937

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Board Leadership

Lori J. Bertman
Board Chair

CEO

Robert G. Ottenhoff
President, CEO