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International : Development and Relief Services

American Refugee Committee

Helping refugees take back control of their lives

four stars

94.69

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 94.69 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For over 35 years, ARC has worked with refugees across the globe, in areas like water and sanitation infrastructure, shelter, primary and reproductive health, livelihood support, education, social enterprise and more. We work with people who are suffering through the most difficult times in their lives, reaching over 3 million people each year with lifesaving services. Our work takes place in Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, Somalia, Pakistan, Thailand, Myanmar, Jordan, and Syria, with emergency interventions deployed when appropriate. Our programs are as diverse as the people we serve, but they all work together for the same goal: to help people take back control of their lives.

For over 35 years, ARC has worked with refugees across the globe, in areas like water and sanitation infrastructure, shelter, primary and reproductive health, livelihood support, education, social enterprise and more. We work with people who are suffering through the most difficult times in their lives, reaching over 3 million people each year with lifesaving services. Our work takes place in Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, Somalia, Pakistan, Thailand, Myanmar, Jordan, and Syria, with emergency interventions deployed when appropriate. Our programs are as diverse as the people we serve, but they all work together for the same goal: to help people take back control of their lives.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
90.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.43
  Program Expenses Growth 10.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.3%
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) 94.69 four stars
ADRA International (MD) 86.03 three stars
World Education (MA) 87.15 three stars
World Relief (MD) 92.29 four stars
Aga Khan Foundation, USA (DC) 95.43 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,290,194
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $483,304
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $33,643,671
Total Contributions $40,417,169
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $40,417,169
   Other Revenue $154,640
TOTAL REVENUE $40,571,809
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $42,834,922
   Administrative Expenses $3,639,237
   Fundraising Expenses $1,058,678
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $47,532,837
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-6,961,028
   
Net Assets $19,256,588

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.

Ratings History
American Refugee Committee has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-03 09/01/2017 94.69 four stars
2015-03 12/21/2016 96.46 four stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 95.47 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 10/01/2015 92.15 four stars
2013-03 02/01/2014 93.67 four stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 95.79 four stars
2010-12 11/01/2011 97.54 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.69 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 83.14 three stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 85.92 three stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 89.52 three stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 85.26 three stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 83.05 three stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 82.18 three stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 85.87 three stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 94.32 four stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 94.28 four stars
2000-12 04/15/2002 90.97 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 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
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
  • March, 2012

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
$238,780 0.50% Daniel Wordsworth President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Refugee Committee (MN) 94.69 four stars
Mercy Corps (OR) 88.51 three stars
World Relief (MD) 92.29 four stars
Church World Service (IN) 88.01 three stars
World Education (MA) 87.15 three stars

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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

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Board Leadership

Perry Witkin
Board Chair

CEO

Daniel Wordsworth
President and CEO

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