International : Humanitarian Relief Supplies

Direct Relief

Deliver a world of good

four stars

100.00

27 South La Patera Lane Santa Barbara, CA 93117
tel: (805) 964-4767   Web Site
EIN: 95-1831116

Board Leadership
Angel Iscovich
Board Chair

CEO
Thomas Tighe
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Direct Relief is a humanitarian aid 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 provides assistance to 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 vulnerable and 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 immigrants to the U.S.

Direct Relief is a humanitarian aid 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 provides assistance to 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 vulnerable and 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 immigrants to the U.S.

Results Information

Reported Results
Total in 2016
Number of distribution outlets for products
1,660
Number of products distributed
363,563,000
Total value of in-kind materials the organization distributed
760,309,000
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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 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)
99.4%
  Administrative Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.22
  Program Expenses Growth 32.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
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 $766,689,812
   Federated Campaigns $335,668
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $139,695
   Related Organizations $4,898,593
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $772,063,768
   Program Service Revenue $201,462
Total Primary Revenue $772,265,230
   Other Revenue $-3,046
TOTAL REVENUE $772,262,184
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $887,377,810
   Administrative Expenses $2,447,466
   Fundraising Expenses $1,563,823
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $891,389,099
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-119,126,915
   
Net Assets $161,444,779

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$384,276 0.04% Thomas E. Tighe President, CEO

Mission

Direct Relief is a humanitarian aid 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 provides assistance to 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 vulnerable and 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 immigrants to the U.S.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Direct Relief (CA) 100.00 four stars
Medical Bridges (TX) 98.23 four stars
Salvadoran American Humanitarian Foundation (FL) 96.46 four stars
Charity Vision (UT) 85.42 three stars
Operation USA (CA) 92.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

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

Angel Iscovich
Board Chair

CEO

Thomas Tighe
President and CEO