International : Humanitarian Relief Supplies

Direct Relief

Deliver a world of good

100.00

6100 Wallace Becknell Road Santa Barbara, CA 93117
tel: (805) 964-4767   Web Site
EIN: 95-1831116

Board Leadership
Pamela Gann
Board Chair

CEO
Thomas Tighe
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00
  Financial 100.00
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Direct Relief is a humanitarian organization, active in all 50 states and more than 80 countries, with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergencies.

Nongovernmental, nonsectarian, and not-for-profit, Direct Relief assists people and communities without regard to politics, religion, ethnic identities, or ability to pay.

Direct Relief's assistance programs - which focus on emergency preparedness and disaster response and the prevention and treatment of disease - are tailored to the particular circumstances and needs of the world's most at-risk populations.

Direct Relief honors the generosity of its donors by following a firm policy of full transparency in all of its operations.

This tradition of transparent, direct, and targeted assistance, provided in a manner that respects and involves the people served, has been a hallmark of the organization since its founding in 1948 by refugee war immigrant William Zimdin.

Direct Relief is a humanitarian organization, active in all 50 states and more than 80 countries, with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergencies.

Nongovernmental, nonsectarian, and not-for-profit, Direct Relief assists people and communities without regard to politics, religion, ethnic identities, or ability to pay.

Direct Relief's assistance programs - which focus on emergency preparedness and disaster response and the prevention and treatment of disease - are tailored to the particular circumstances and needs of the world's most at-risk populations.

Direct Relief honors the generosity of its donors by following a firm policy of full transparency in all of its operations.

This tradition of transparent, direct, and targeted assistance, provided in a manner that respects and involves the people served, has been a hallmark of the organization since its founding in 1948 by refugee war immigrant William Zimdin.

Financial

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
99.4%
  Administrative Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth 15.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Direct Relief on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Direct Relief on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,990,487,822
   Federated Campaigns $62,324
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $7,740,628
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,998,290,774
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,998,290,774
   Other Revenue $1,274,736
TOTAL REVENUE $1,999,565,510
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,552,313,501
   Administrative Expenses $4,988,119
   Fundraising Expenses $2,518,175
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,559,819,795
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $439,745,715
   
Net Assets $952,209,261

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$507,533 0.03% Thomas E. Tighe President, CEO

Mission

Direct Relief is a humanitarian organization, active in all 50 states and more than 80 countries, with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergencies.

Nongovernmental, nonsectarian, and not-for-profit, Direct Relief assists people and communities without regard to politics, religion, ethnic identities, or ability to pay.

Direct Relief's assistance programs - which focus on emergency preparedness and disaster response and the prevention and treatment of disease - are tailored to the particular circumstances and needs of the world's most at-risk populations.

Direct Relief honors the generosity of its donors by following a firm policy of full transparency in all of its operations.

This tradition of transparent, direct, and targeted assistance, provided in a manner that respects and involves the people served, has been a hallmark of the organization since its founding in 1948 by refugee war immigrant William Zimdin.

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Direct Relief (CA) 100.00
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Charity Contact Info

Direct Relief
6100 Wallace Becknell Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
tel: (805) 964-4767
fax: (805) 681-4838
EIN: 95-1831116

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Board Leadership

Pamela Gann
Board Chair

CEO

Thomas Tighe
President and CEO