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International : Development and Relief Services

Islamic Relief USA

Working together for a better world.

84.13

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

Board Leadership
Hamadi Bengabsia
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Sharif Aly
Chief Executive Officer

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.13
  Financial 77.57
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 05/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Islamic Relief USA provides relief and development in a dignified manner regardless of gender, race, or religion, and works to empower individuals in their communities and give them a voice in the world.

Incorporated in 1993 in California, Islamic Relief USA has provided humanitarian support in the United States and internationally for nearly 30 years.

Islamic Relief USA provides relief and development in a dignified manner regardless of gender, race, or religion, and works to empower individuals in their communities and give them a voice in the world.

Incorporated in 1993 in California, Islamic Relief USA has provided humanitarian support in the United States and internationally for nearly 30 years.

Financial

77.57

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2022 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)
76.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.45
  Program Expenses Growth -9.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.0%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Islamic Relief USA (VA) 84.13
Spirit of America (VA) 95.57
Ezra International (FL) 94.97
Grassroot Soccer (NH) 97.82
Friends Without A Border (NY) 94.72

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $108,695,294
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $205,353
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $108,900,647
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $108,900,647
   Other Revenue $705,190
TOTAL REVENUE $109,605,837
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $54,410,861
   Administrative Expenses $4,008,430
   Fundraising Expenses $13,640,555
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $72,059,846
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $37,545,991
   
Net Assets $109,611,621

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.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Orphans Program $13,840,821 25.4%
Health & Nutrition $12,089,087 22.2%
Food Security and Livelihood $7,814,979 14.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-12 05/01/2022 84.13
2019-12 08/03/2021 85.51
2018-12 02/01/2021 85.85
2017-12 04/01/2019 91.16
2016-12 05/01/2018 91.16
2015-12 06/01/2017 92.92
2014-12 03/01/2017 92.92
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.38
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 95.04
2013-12 04/01/2015 87.78
2012-12 04/01/2014 80.90
2011-12 05/01/2013 80.54
2010-12 04/01/2012 95.09
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.08
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 94.38
2008-12 05/01/2010 94.28
2007-12 12/17/2008 94.66
2006-12 05/01/2008 94.61
2005-12 02/01/2007 94.69
2004-12 04/01/2006 96.63

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 95-4453134
Name in IRS Master File ISLAMIC RELIEF USA
NTEE Code Q12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (902) Emergency or disaster aid fund
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 September, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$199,327 0.27% Anwar Ahmad Khan President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Islamic Relief USA (VA) 84.13
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Water For People (CO) 91.08
Healing Hands International (TN) 96.50

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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

Hamadi Bengabsia
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Sharif Aly
Chief Executive Officer

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