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Islamic Relief USA

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four stars

91.16

3655 Wheeler Ave. Alexandria, VA 22304
tel: (855) 447-1001   Web Site
EIN: 95-4453134

Board Leadership
Khaled Lamada
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Sharif Aly
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.16 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Islamic Relief USA strives to alleviate suffering, hunger, illiteracy, and diseases worldwide regardless of color, race, religion, or creed, and to provide aid in a compassionate and dignified manner. Incorporated in California in 1993, Islamic Relief operates a wide variety of projects, including education and training, water and sanitation, income generation, orphan support, health and nutrition, and emergency relief. Islamic Relief also sponsors many domestic projects, including homeless feedings, financial assistance, healthcare in underserved areas, the annual Day of Dignity program, providing food, medical care, hygiene kits, clothes, blankets, and more to homeless and underserved communities across the United States. Islamic Relief's largest domestic project was the response to Hurricane Katrina.

Islamic Relief USA strives to alleviate suffering, hunger, illiteracy, and diseases worldwide regardless of color, race, religion, or creed, and to provide aid in a compassionate and dignified manner. Incorporated in California in 1993, Islamic Relief operates a wide variety of projects, including education and training, water and sanitation, income generation, orphan support, health and nutrition, and emergency relief. Islamic Relief also sponsors many domestic projects, including homeless feedings, financial assistance, healthcare in underserved areas, the annual Day of Dignity program, providing food, medical care, hygiene kits, clothes, blankets, and more to homeless and underserved communities across the United States. Islamic Relief's largest domestic project was the response to Hurricane Katrina.

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Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
89.2%
  Administrative Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.16
  Program Expenses Growth 34.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 53.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Islamic Relief USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Islamic Relief USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $141,544,436
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,876,579
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $145,421,015
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $145,421,015
   Other Revenue $-1,432,526
TOTAL REVENUE $143,988,489
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $135,252,351
   Administrative Expenses $4,046,767
   Fundraising Expenses $11,099,414
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $150,398,532
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-6,410,043
   
Net Assets $20,859,890

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$178,877 0.11% Anwar Ahmad Khan President

Mission

Islamic Relief USA strives to alleviate suffering, hunger, illiteracy, and diseases worldwide regardless of color, race, religion, or creed, and to provide aid in a compassionate and dignified manner. Incorporated in California in 1993, Islamic Relief operates a wide variety of projects, including education and training, water and sanitation, income generation, orphan support, health and nutrition, and emergency relief. Islamic Relief also sponsors many domestic projects, including homeless feedings, financial assistance, healthcare in underserved areas, the annual Day of Dignity program, providing food, medical care, hygiene kits, clothes, blankets, and more to homeless and underserved communities across the United States. Islamic Relief's largest domestic project was the response to Hurricane Katrina.

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Charity Contact Info

Islamic Relief USA
3655 Wheeler Ave.
Alexandria, VA 22304
tel: (855) 447-1001
fax: (866) 917-0667
EIN: 95-4453134

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 22250
Alexandria, VA 22304

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Board Leadership

Khaled Lamada
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Sharif Aly
Chief Executive Officer