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Mercy Corps

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88.48

P.O. Box 2669 Portland, OR 97208
tel: (800) 292-3355   Web Site
EIN: 91-1148123

Board Leadership
Allen Grossman
Chair

CEO
Neal Keny-Guyer
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.48 three stars
  Financial 87.15 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

87.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
83.8%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth 11.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 61.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mercy Corps on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mercy Corps on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mercy Corps (OR) 88.48 three stars
Doctors Without Borders, USA (NY) 97.23 four stars
The Zakat Foundation of America (IL) 98.23 four stars
ADRA International (MD) 86.03 three stars
American Refugee Committee (MN) 94.69 four stars

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Mercy Corps exists to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. We are a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action - helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $95,865,603
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $232,350,915
Total Contributions $328,216,518
   Program Service Revenue $767,174
Total Primary Revenue $328,983,692
   Other Revenue $140,820
TOTAL REVENUE $329,124,512
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $275,584,212
   Administrative Expenses $36,250,715
   Fundraising Expenses $14,314,050
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $326,148,977
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,975,535
   
Net Assets $67,980,502

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
Humanitarian Assistance and Relief $116,315,248 42.2%
Livelihoods & Economic Development $61,247,152 22.2%
Education and Civil Society $44,165,261 16.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 08/01/2016 88.48 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.43 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 93.66 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 89.56 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 91.86 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 94.82 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 95.13 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 93.81 four stars
2009-06 10/01/2010 82.66 three stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 88.95 three stars
2007-06 04/01/2009 91.36 four stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 93.81 four stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 93.89 four stars
2004-06 08/01/2005 94.21 four stars
2003-06 07/01/2004 94.12 four stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 94.23 four stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 76.68 two stars
2000-06 04/15/2002 94.46 four stars

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

EIN 91-1148123
Name in IRS Master File MERCY CORPS
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(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, 1981
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$425,850 0.13% Neal Keny-Guyer Chief Executive Officer

Mercy Corps exists to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. We are a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action - helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mercy Corps (OR) 88.48 three stars
Oxfam America (MA) 88.32 three stars
Aga Khan Foundation, USA (DC) 95.43 four stars
Pathfinder International (MA) 89.82 three stars
Samaritan's Purse (NC) 96.32 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mercy Corps
P.O. Box 2669
Portland, OR 97208
tel: (800) 292-3355
fax: (503) 796-6844
EIN: 91-1148123

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Board Leadership

Allen Grossman
Chair

CEO

Neal Keny-Guyer
Chief Executive Officer

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