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International : Development and Relief Services

Samaritan's Purse

International relief

95.33

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 95.33
  Financial 93.40
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

93.40

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
86.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.07
  Program Expenses Growth 5.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.4%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Samaritan's Purse (NC) 95.33
Global Communities (MD) 85.27
CARE (GA) 92.64
Lutheran World Relief (MD) 88.69
Episcopal Relief & Development (VA) 91.31

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $671,951,372
   Federated Campaigns $1,975,548
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $46,399,110
Total Contributions $720,326,030
   Program Service Revenue $2,618,850
Total Primary Revenue $722,944,880
   Other Revenue $11,167,993
TOTAL REVENUE $734,112,873
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $593,386,578
   Administrative Expenses $40,629,327
   Fundraising Expenses $55,111,464
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $689,127,369
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $44,985,504
   
Net Assets $701,956,825

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) $306,826,323 51.7%
U,S. Disaster Relief $41,041,391 6.9%
South Sudan Relief $40,018,548 6.7%

Ratings History
Samaritan's Purse has received 11 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/01/2020 95.33
2018-12 02/01/2020 98.23
2018-12 11/01/2019 96.66
2017-12 03/01/2019 95.85
2016-12 12/22/2017 98.23
2015-12 03/01/2017 96.32
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

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 X20
NTEE Classification Christian
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Church 170(b)(1)(A)(i)
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 - Not required to file (church)
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$661,199 0.09% William Franklin Graham III President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Samaritan's Purse (NC) 95.33
Zakat Foundation of America (IL) 92.23
Alight (formerly American Refugee Committee) (MN) 96.46
Helping Hand for Relief and Development (MI) 98.23
Pathfinder International (MA) 86.72

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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

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