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International : Development and Relief Services

American Refugee Committee

Helping refugees take back control of their lives

95.47

615 First Ave. NE. Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55413
tel: (612) 872-7060   Web Site
EIN: 36-3241033

Board Leadership
Perry Witkin
Board Chair

CEO
Daniel Wordsworth
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.47
  Financial 95.00
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
90.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.66
  Program Expenses Growth 14.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Refugee Committee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Refugee Committee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Refugee Committee (MN) 95.47
Oxfam America (MA) 86.17
Heifer Project International (AR) 85.15
Mercy Corps (OR) 88.48
United Methodist Committee on Relief (NY) 91.08

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Samaritan's Purse (NC) 98.23
Oxfam America (MA) 86.17

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Founded in 1979, the American Refugee Committee International (ARC) is a humanitarian aid organization that works to help people take back control of their lives. ARC programs serve nearly 2.5 million people each year, providing health care, clean water, sanitation, shelter, gender-based violence prevention services, microenterprise development, disease prevention services, education, legal services, counseling and repatriation assistance. We work in DRC, Rwanda, Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, Pakistan, Thailand, Myanmar, Somalia, Syria, and Jordan. ARC works with its constituents as partners. Of its 2,000 employees, 95 percent are hired locally.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,392,142
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $533,443
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $42,868,097
Total Contributions $47,793,682
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $47,793,682
   Other Revenue $137,830
TOTAL REVENUE $47,931,512
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $41,067,225
   Administrative Expenses $2,976,973
   Fundraising Expenses $829,891
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $44,874,089
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,057,423
   
Net Assets $26,212,470

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.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-03 06/01/2016 95.47
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 10/01/2015 92.15
2013-03 02/01/2014 93.67
2011-12 12/01/2012 95.79
2010-12 11/01/2011 97.54
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.69
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 83.14
2008-12 02/01/2010 85.92
2007-12 06/01/2009 89.52
2006-12 05/01/2008 85.26
2005-12 04/01/2007 83.05
2004-12 12/01/2005 82.18
2003-12 11/01/2004 85.87
2002-12 11/01/2003 94.32
2001-12 10/15/2002 94.28
2000-12 04/15/2002 90.97

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

EIN 36-3241033
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN REFUGEE COMMITTEE
NTEE Code Q71
NTEE Classification International Migration, Refugee Issues
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(902) Emergency or disaster aid fund
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 June, 1979
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
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  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
  • March, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$232,933 0.51% Daniel Wordsworth President, CEO

Founded in 1979, the American Refugee Committee International (ARC) is a humanitarian aid organization that works to help people take back control of their lives. ARC programs serve nearly 2.5 million people each year, providing health care, clean water, sanitation, shelter, gender-based violence prevention services, microenterprise development, disease prevention services, education, legal services, counseling and repatriation assistance. We work in DRC, Rwanda, Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, Pakistan, Thailand, Myanmar, Somalia, Syria, and Jordan. ARC works with its constituents as partners. Of its 2,000 employees, 95 percent are hired locally.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Refugee Committee (MN) 95.47
Oxfam America (MA) 86.17
Episcopal Relief & Development (NY) 87.39
World Relief (MD) 90.75
World Education (MA) 85.41

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American Refugee Committee (MN) 95.47
Doctors Without Borders, USA (NY) 92.61
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Samaritan's Purse (NC) 98.23
Oxfam America (MA) 86.17

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Charity Contact Info

American Refugee Committee
615 First Ave. NE.
Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55413
tel: (612) 872-7060
fax: (612) 607-6499
EIN: 36-3241033

Mail donations to:
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P.O. Box 1002
Minneapolis, MN 55480

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Board Leadership

Perry Witkin
Board Chair

CEO

Daniel Wordsworth
President and CEO


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