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

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P.O. Box 1002
Minneapolis, MN 55480

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Board Leadership

Perry Witkin
Board Chair


Daniel Wordsworth
President and CEO

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International : Development and Relief Services

American Refugee Committee

Helping refugees take back control of their lives

(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 95.47 4 stars
  Financial 95.00 4 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 4 stars
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 Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  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.

Income Statement     (FYE 03/2015)

   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
   Program Expenses $41,067,225
   Administrative Expenses $2,976,973
   Fundraising Expenses $829,891
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,057,423
Net Assets $26,212,470

Financial Charts

Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 03/2015)

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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