International : Development and Relief Services

Samaritan's Purse

International relief

four stars

95.85

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 95.85 four stars
  Financial 95.72 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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

95.72

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
87.5%
  Administrative Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.12
  Program Expenses Growth 7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.4%
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 $742,985,637
   Federated Campaigns $936,206
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $32,860,833
Total Contributions $776,782,676
   Program Service Revenue $1,611,922
Total Primary Revenue $778,394,598
   Other Revenue $6,322,556
TOTAL REVENUE $784,717,154
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $519,400,768
   Administrative Expenses $29,326,267
   Fundraising Expenses $46,532,857
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $595,259,892
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $189,457,262
   
Net Assets $627,484,295

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$612,422 0.10% W. Franklin Graham 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) 95.85 four stars
Orbis International (NY) 95.47 four stars
Lutheran World Relief (MD) 91.44 four stars
Doctors Without Borders, USA (NY) 94.74 four stars
United Methodist Committee on Relief (GA) 89.86 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

Franklin Graham
President & CEO