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Operation Blessing International

Breaking the cycle of suffering

three stars

86.64

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

Board Leadership
MG Robertson
Chairman

CEO
Gordon Robertson
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.64 three stars
  Financial 81.11 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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, 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.

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.

Financial

three stars

81.11

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 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)
98.8%
  Administrative Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.02
  Program Expenses Growth 0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 93.7%
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) 86.64 three stars
Christian Blind Mission International (SC) 90.00 four stars
Medical Teams International (OR) 96.60 four stars
Catholic Medical Mission Board (NY) 97.23 four stars
Direct Relief (CA) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $332,463,310
   Federated Campaigns $62,742
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $11,434,345
   Government Grants $2,055,748
Total Contributions $346,016,145
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $346,016,145
   Other Revenue $244,027
TOTAL REVENUE $346,260,172
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $341,338,086
   Administrative Expenses $1,132,133
   Fundraising Expenses $2,706,261
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $345,176,480
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,083,692
   
Net Assets $7,473,452

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 $251,707,160 73.7%
OBI's Hunger Strike Force $87,211,485 25.5%
Disaster Response $2,419,441 0.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2002-03 08/01/2003 91.15 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 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, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$335,407 0.09% William F. Horan President, COO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Operation Blessing International (VA) 86.64 three stars
International Relief Teams (CA) 96.51 four stars
International Children's Fund (WI) 92.27 four stars
Matthew 25: Ministries (OH) 100.00 four stars
Salvadoran American Humanitarian Foundation (FL) 96.46 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

MG Robertson
Chairman

CEO

Gordon Robertson
President

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