International : Development and Relief Services

Samaritan's Purse

International relief

four stars

98.23

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

Board Leadership
Franklin Graham
Chair

CEO
William Franklin Graham III
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
87.5%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.05
  Program Expenses Growth 10.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $648,397,957
   Federated Campaigns $1,063,296
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $38,799,415
Total Contributions $688,260,668
   Program Service Revenue $1,909,768
Total Primary Revenue $690,170,436
   Other Revenue $9,583,283
TOTAL REVENUE $699,753,719
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $588,175,829
   Administrative Expenses $33,840,728
   Fundraising Expenses $50,156,042
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $672,172,599
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $27,581,120
   
Net Assets $649,696,175

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$636,451 0.09% William Franklin Graham III President, CEO

Mission

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 four stars
Orbis International (NY) 93.98 four stars
Mercy Corps (OR) 85.59 three stars
Pathfinder International (MA) 90.91 four stars
Aga Khan Foundation, USA (DC) 87.91 three stars

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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

William Franklin Graham III
President, CEO