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International : Humanitarian Relief Supplies

Operation Blessing International

Breaking the cycle of suffering

88.54

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

Board Leadership
MG Robertson
Chairman

CEO
Bill Horan
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.54
  Financial 83.80
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

83.80

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 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)
98.9%
  Administrative Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.02
  Program Expenses Growth 5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 93.1%
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) 88.54
Vitamin Angels (CA) 98.23
MAP International (GA) 100.00
Matthew 25: Ministries (OH) 97.17
UCP Wheels for Humanity (CA) 93.57

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Operation Blessing International (VA) 88.54
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AmeriCares (CT) 97.59
Project HOPE (VA) 93.20
MAP International (GA) 100.00
Catholic Medical Mission Board (NY) 97.23

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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, water wells and community development, OBI is dedicated to alleviating human need and suffering in the United States and around the world. Operation Blessing International has touched the lives of more than 209.3 million people in 105 countries and all 50 states, providing goods and services valued at more than $1.7 billion.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $243,728,657
   Federated Campaigns $103,068
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $10,084,151
   Government Grants $1,933,887
Total Contributions $255,849,763
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $255,849,763
   Other Revenue $141,220
TOTAL REVENUE $255,990,983
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $254,780,794
   Administrative Expenses $1,029,436
   Fundraising Expenses $2,069,546
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $257,879,776
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,888,793
   
Net Assets $6,999,122

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 $173,901,222 68.3%
OBI's Hunger Strike Force $77,971,768 30.6%
Disaster Response $2,907,804 1.1%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-03 06/01/2016 88.54
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 10/01/2015 96.39
2014-03 09/01/2015 95.41
2013-03 10/01/2014 92.12
2013-03 07/01/2014 91.30
2012-03 08/01/2013 86.22
2011-03 09/01/2012 84.49
2010-03 02/01/2012 94.60
2010-03 09/20/2011 88.10
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 06/01/2011 92.37
2009-03 09/01/2010 92.41
2008-03 07/01/2009 92.41
2007-03 10/01/2008 91.95
2006-03 06/01/2007 94.94
2005-03 06/01/2006 92.43
2004-03 08/01/2005 92.44
2003-03 07/01/2004 82.52
2002-03 08/01/2003 91.15
2001-03 10/15/2002 91.47

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)
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  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
  • March, 2012
  • March, 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
$333,206 0.12% William F. Horan President, COO

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, water wells and community development, OBI is dedicated to alleviating human need and suffering in the United States and around the world. Operation Blessing International has touched the lives of more than 209.3 million people in 105 countries and all 50 states, providing goods and services valued at more than $1.7 billion.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Operation Blessing International (VA) 88.54
Catholic Medical Mission Board (NY) 97.23
Matthew 25: Ministries (OH) 97.17
International Eye Foundation (MD) 91.90
IMA World Health (DC) 88.59

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Operation Blessing International (VA) 88.54
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AmeriCares (CT) 97.59
Project HOPE (VA) 93.20
MAP International (GA) 100.00
Catholic Medical Mission Board (NY) 97.23

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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

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Board Leadership

MG Robertson
Chairman

CEO

Bill Horan
President

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