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Mercy-USA for Aid and Development

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four stars

94.69

44450 Pinetree Drive Suite 201
Plymouth, MI 48170
tel: (800) 556-3729   Web Site
EIN: 38-2846307

Board Leadership
Iman Elkadi
Chairperson

CEO
Umar Al-Qadi
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four 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.

Mercy-USA for Aid and Development is dedicated to alleviating human suffering and supporting individuals and their communities in their efforts to become more self-sufficient. Our philosophy is "Helping People Help Themselves". Incorporated in the State of Michigan in 1988, Mercy-USA's projects focus on improving health, nutrition and access to safe water, as well as promoting economic and educational growth and providing disaster relief around the world.

Mercy-USA for Aid and Development is dedicated to alleviating human suffering and supporting individuals and their communities in their efforts to become more self-sufficient. Our philosophy is "Helping People Help Themselves". Incorporated in the State of Michigan in 1988, Mercy-USA's projects focus on improving health, nutrition and access to safe water, as well as promoting economic and educational growth and providing disaster relief around the world.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

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)
97.4%
  Administrative Expenses 0.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.33
  Program Expenses Growth 23.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mercy-USA for Aid and Development on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mercy-USA for Aid and Development on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mercy-USA for Aid and Development (MI) 94.69 four stars
Water.org (MO) 95.75 four stars
Trickle Up (NY) 94.13 four stars
Endeavor (NY) 93.21 four stars
GlobalGiving (DC) 98.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $17,908,216
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,723,742
Total Contributions $20,631,958
   Program Service Revenue $17,646
Total Primary Revenue $20,649,604
   Other Revenue $134,371
TOTAL REVENUE $20,783,975
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,970,753
   Administrative Expenses $96,545
   Fundraising Expenses $326,256
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $20,393,554
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $390,421
   
Net Assets $4,742,941

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
Food, Shelter and Orphan Assistance $14,969,850 75.0%
Health Services $4,443,951 22.3%
Education $301,929 1.5%

Ratings History
Mercy-USA for Aid and Development has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 94.69 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 90.92 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 92.92 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.69 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 96.23 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 95.60 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 94.77 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 96.24 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 97.89 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 97.95 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 97.89 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 97.02 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 78.53 two stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 76.58 two stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 78.73 two stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 85.14 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 87.15 three stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 76.41 two stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 94.36 four stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 92.69 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 38-2846307
Name in IRS Master File MERCY-USA FOR AID AND DEVELOPMENT INC
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
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 March, 1989
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
$89,782 0.44% Umar Al-Qadi President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mercy-USA for Aid and Development (MI) 94.69 four stars
The Hunger Project (NY) 91.19 four stars
Friendship Bridge (CO) 89.02 three stars
HOPE International (PA) 91.41 four stars
The Negev Foundation (OH) 87.29 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mercy-USA for Aid and Development
44450 Pinetree Drive
Suite 201
Plymouth, MI 48170
tel: (800) 556-3729
fax: (734) 454-0303
EIN: 38-2846307

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Board Leadership

Iman Elkadi
Chairperson

CEO

Umar Al-Qadi
President, CEO

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