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Operation Blessing International

Breaking the cycle of suffering

three stars

82.43

977 Centerville Turnpike Virginia Beach, VA 23463
tel: (800) 730-2537   Web Site
EIN: 54-1382657

Board Leadership
Gordon Robertson
President

CEO
Gordon Robertson
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.43 three stars
  Financial 80.20 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1978, Operation Blessing International (OBI) demonstrates God's love by alleviating human need and suffering in the United States and around the world. Through core programs of disaster relief, medical aid, hunger relief, orphan care, safe water, and community development, OBI is dedicated to alleviating human need and suffering. Operation Blessing International has touched millions of lives in over 90 countries and every state..

Founded in 1978, Operation Blessing International (OBI) demonstrates God's love by alleviating human need and suffering in the United States and around the world. Through core programs of disaster relief, medical aid, hunger relief, orphan care, safe water, and community development, OBI is dedicated to alleviating human need and suffering. Operation Blessing International has touched millions of lives in over 90 countries and every state..

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Financial

three stars

80.20

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
98.7%
  Administrative Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.03
  Program Expenses Growth 1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 64.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Operation Blessing International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Operation Blessing International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Operation Blessing International (VA) 82.43 three stars
Global Links (PA) 93.62 four stars
World Medical Relief (MI) 93.98 four stars
Giving Children Hope (CA) 90.71 four stars
The AIMS Project (CA) 87.27 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $256,676,333
   Federated Campaigns $52,336
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $16,524,248
   Government Grants $2,964,753
Total Contributions $276,217,670
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $276,217,670
   Other Revenue $113,724
TOTAL REVENUE $276,331,394
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $268,070,429
   Administrative Expenses $1,257,283
   Fundraising Expenses $3,278,015
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $272,605,727
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,725,667
   
Net Assets $11,223,479

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
International Relief $207,030,343 77.2%
OBI's Hunger Strike Force $55,444,538 20.7%
Disaster Response $5,595,548 2.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 04/01/2019 82.43 three stars
2017-03 07/01/2018 86.64 three stars
2016-03 07/01/2017 87.56 three stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 88.54 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 10/01/2015 96.39 four stars
2014-03 09/01/2015 95.41 four stars
2013-03 10/01/2014 92.12 four stars
2013-03 07/01/2014 91.30 four stars
2012-03 08/01/2013 86.22 three stars
2011-03 09/01/2012 84.49 three stars
2010-03 02/01/2012 94.60 four stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 88.10 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 06/01/2011 92.37 four stars
2009-03 09/01/2010 92.41 four stars
2008-03 07/01/2009 92.41 four stars
2007-03 10/01/2008 91.95 four stars
2006-03 06/01/2007 94.94 four stars
2005-03 06/01/2006 92.43 four stars
2004-03 08/01/2005 92.44 four stars
2003-03 07/01/2004 82.52 three 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 54-1382657
Name in IRS Master File OPERATION BLESSING INTERNATIONAL RELIEF & DEVELOPMENT CORP
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 (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 October, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$355,693 0.13% William F. Horan President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Operation Blessing International (VA) 82.43 three stars
Americares (CT) 97.87 four stars
Salvadoran American Humanitarian Foundation (FL) 91.16 four stars
The Outreach Program (IA) 90.28 four stars
Giving Children Hope (CA) 90.71 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Operation Blessing International
977 Centerville Turnpike
Virginia Beach, VA 23463
tel: (800) 730-2537
fax: (757) 226-3657
EIN: 54-1382657

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 2636
Virginia Beach, VA 23450

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Board Leadership

Gordon Robertson
President

CEO

Gordon Robertson
President

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