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International : Development and Relief Services

Samaritan's Purse

International relief

98.23

P.O. Box 3000 Boone, NC 28607
tel: (828) 262-1980   Web Site
EIN: 58-1437002

Board Leadership
Franklin Graham
Chair

CEO
Franklin Graham
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23
  Financial 97.50
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
88.3%
  Administrative Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.70
  Program Expenses Growth 11.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Samaritan's Purse on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Samaritan's Purse on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Samaritan's Purse (NC) 98.23
Episcopal Relief & Development (NY) 87.39
Pathfinder International (MA) 89.82
Lutheran World Relief (MD) 92.52
World Education (MA) 85.41

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Oxfam America (MA) 86.17
CARE (GA) 83.84

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Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. Emergency relief meets desperate needs of victims worldwide. Operation Christmas Child delivers more than 10 million shoebox gifts to poor children in more than 100 countries each year. World Medical Mission sends doctors, equipment, and supplies to underprivileged countries. Community development and vocational programs in impoverished villages and neighborhoods help people break the cycle of poverty and give them hope for a better tomorrow. Vulnerable children are rescued, educated, fed, clothed, and sheltered, letting them know that God loves them, Jesus died and rose again for them, and they are not forgotten.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $466,024,884
   Federated Campaigns $1,109,539
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $35,587,634
Total Contributions $502,722,057
   Program Service Revenue $2,005,907
Total Primary Revenue $504,727,964
   Other Revenue $4,027,121
TOTAL REVENUE $508,755,085
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $421,292,222
   Administrative Expenses $21,102,437
   Fundraising Expenses $33,521,836
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $475,916,495
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $32,838,590
   
Net Assets $304,563,557

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
Operation Christmas Child (OCC) $244,110,992 57.9%
South Sudan Relief $41,119,046 9.8%
Liberia Relief $13,406,980 3.2%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.23
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 98.79
2013-12 05/01/2015 96.17
2012-12 03/01/2014 95.90
2011-12 06/01/2013 97.68
2010-12 12/01/2012 94.61
2010-12 02/01/2012 93.91
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.06
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 88.27
2008-12 02/01/2010 94.05
2007-12 07/01/2009 91.44
2006-12 05/01/2008 93.99
2005-12 07/01/2007 93.90
2004-12 10/01/2005 93.95
2003-12 10/01/2004 93.92
2002-12 11/01/2003 94.03
2001-12 10/15/2002 94.01
2000-12 04/15/2002 93.99

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

EIN 58-1437002
Name in IRS Master File SAMARITANS PURSE
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
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 April, 1981
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$443,192 0.09% W. Franklin Graham III President, CEO

Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. Emergency relief meets desperate needs of victims worldwide. Operation Christmas Child delivers more than 10 million shoebox gifts to poor children in more than 100 countries each year. World Medical Mission sends doctors, equipment, and supplies to underprivileged countries. Community development and vocational programs in impoverished villages and neighborhoods help people break the cycle of poverty and give them hope for a better tomorrow. Vulnerable children are rescued, educated, fed, clothed, and sheltered, letting them know that God loves them, Jesus died and rose again for them, and they are not forgotten.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Samaritan's Purse (NC) 98.23
Pathfinder International (MA) 89.82
Doctors Without Borders, USA (NY) 92.61
World Education (MA) 85.41
ORBIS International (NY) 94.47

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Samaritan's Purse (NC) 98.23
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Oxfam America (MA) 86.17
CARE (GA) 83.84

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Charity Contact Info

Samaritan's Purse
P.O. Box 3000
Boone, NC 28607
tel: (828) 262-1980
fax: (828) 266-1056
EIN: 58-1437002

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Board Leadership

Franklin Graham
Chair

CEO

Franklin Graham
President & CEO


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