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Direct Relief
27 South La Patera Lane
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
tel: (805) 964-4767
fax: (805) 681-4838
EIN: 95-1831116

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Board Leadership

Rita Moya
Board Chair


Thomas Tighe
President and CEO

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International : Humanitarian Relief Supplies

Direct Relief

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(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 100.00 4 stars
  Financial 100.00 4 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 4 stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 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 0.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth 31.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Direct Relief on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 06/2015)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $885,577,974
   Federated Campaigns $363,732
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $157,143
   Related Organizations $2,430,341
   Government Grants $15,036
Total Contributions $888,544,226
   Program Service Revenue $106,141
Total Primary Revenue $888,650,367
   Other Revenue $170
TOTAL REVENUE $888,650,537
   Program Expenses $712,372,595
   Administrative Expenses $2,810,927
   Fundraising Expenses $1,584,845
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $171,882,170
Net Assets $280,204,338

Financial Charts

Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 06/2015)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$372,883 0.05% Thomas E. Tighe President, CEO


Founded in 1948, Direct Relief is California's largest international humanitarian nonprofit organization. Direct Relief provides medical assistance to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty and disaster - at home and throughout the world. Since 2000, Direct Relief has responded to a wide range of urgent and ongoing health emergencies, by providing more than $3.4 billion in essential material resources - medicines, supplies and equipment, including more than $500 million in assistance in the United States

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