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International : Development and Relief Services

Anera

Helping refugees and vulnerable families in Palestine and Lebanon live with dignity, well-being and hope.

three stars

85.85

1111 14th Street NW Suite 400
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 266-9700   Web Site
EIN: 52-0882226

Board Leadership
Joseph P. Saba
Chair

CEO
Sean Carroll
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.85 three stars
  Financial 80.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Incorporated in 1968, Anera (American Near East Refugee Aid) is a leading provider of development, health, education and employment programs to Palestinian communities and impoverished families throughout the Middle East. Anera helps local institutions become more self-sufficient and effective in serving their communities. Every project is planned in consultation with the communities that ultimately benefit - an approach that ensures relevancy and commitment, and secures the long-term viability of the projects.

Incorporated in 1968, Anera (American Near East Refugee Aid) is a leading provider of development, health, education and employment programs to Palestinian communities and impoverished families throughout the Middle East. Anera helps local institutions become more self-sufficient and effective in serving their communities. Every project is planned in consultation with the communities that ultimately benefit - an approach that ensures relevancy and commitment, and secures the long-term viability of the projects.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of return website visitors
20,711
Number of unique website visitors
108,457
Number of press releases developed and distributed
9
This impact information is current as of March 2020, 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

three stars

80.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
94.2%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.22
  Program Expenses Growth -2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Anera on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Anera on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Anera (DC) 85.85 three stars
Curamericas Global (NC) 85.15 three stars
Children's Cup (TX) 93.05 four stars
MAIA (CO) 96.66 four stars
Faith In Practice (TX) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $43,472,214
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $591,998
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $11,839,067
Total Contributions $55,903,279
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $55,903,279
   Other Revenue $155,222
TOTAL REVENUE $56,058,501
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $48,857,295
   Administrative Expenses $2,648,886
   Fundraising Expenses $1,406,485
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $52,912,666
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,145,835
   
Net Assets $14,471,528

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
Health and Relief $29,991,418 61.4%
Community and Economic Development $13,986,069 28.6%
Education $4,879,808 10.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-05 04/01/2020 85.85 three stars
2018-05 03/01/2019 92.56 four stars
2017-05 02/01/2018 91.24 four stars
2016-05 07/01/2017 92.10 four stars
2015-05 06/01/2016 92.61 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-05 04/01/2016 95.55 four stars
2014-05 09/01/2015 88.00 three stars
2013-05 04/01/2014 93.77 four stars
2012-05 08/01/2013 81.19 three stars
2011-05 05/01/2012 93.68 four stars
2010-05 09/20/2011 93.68 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-05 07/01/2011 94.46 four stars
2009-05 09/01/2010 94.54 four stars
2008-05 07/01/2009 94.66 four stars
2007-05 05/01/2008 94.66 four stars
2006-05 05/01/2007 94.52 four stars
2005-05 04/01/2006 94.45 four stars
2004-05 05/01/2005 94.55 four stars
2003-05 03/01/2004 94.41 four stars
2002-05 04/15/2003 92.86 four 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 52-0882226
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN NEAR EAST REFUGEE AID INC
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(927) Fundraising
(520) Pacifism and peace
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 July, 1968
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • May, 2018
  • May, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$256,100 0.48% Sean Carroll President, CEO

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Charity Contact Info

Anera
1111 14th Street NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 266-9700
fax: (202) 266-9701
EIN: 52-0882226

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Board Leadership

Joseph P. Saba
Chair

CEO

Sean Carroll
President and CEO

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