International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

Religions for Peace

Stop war, end poverty, protect the Earth

75.25

777 United Nations Plaza 9th Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 687-2163   Web Site
EIN: 13-2671065

CEO
Azza Karam
Secretary General

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.25
  Financial 81.98
  Accountability & Transparency 70.00
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1970, Religions for Peace is the largest international coalition of representatives from the world's great religions dedicated to promoting peace. Respecting religious differences while celebrating our common humanity, Religions for Peace is active on every continent and in some of the most troubled areas of the world, creating multi-religious partnerships to confront our most dire issues: stopping war, ending poverty, and protecting the earth. Religions for Peace enables religious communities to unleash their enormous potential for common action. Some of Religions for Peace's recent successes include building a new climate of reconciliation in Iraq; mediating dialogue among warring factions in Sierra Leone; organizing an international network of religious women's organizations; and establishing the Hope for African Children Initiative.

Founded in 1970, Religions for Peace is the largest international coalition of representatives from the world's great religions dedicated to promoting peace. Respecting religious differences while celebrating our common humanity, Religions for Peace is active on every continent and in some of the most troubled areas of the world, creating multi-religious partnerships to confront our most dire issues: stopping war, ending poverty, and protecting the earth. Religions for Peace enables religious communities to unleash their enormous potential for common action. Some of Religions for Peace's recent successes include building a new climate of reconciliation in Iraq; mediating dialogue among warring factions in Sierra Leone; organizing an international network of religious women's organizations; and establishing the Hope for African Children Initiative.

Financial

81.98

Accountability & Transparency

70.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 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)
65.7%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.56
  Program Expenses Growth 17.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Religions for Peace on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Religions for Peace on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,787,041
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $93,011
Total Contributions $5,880,052
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,880,052
   Other Revenue $684
TOTAL REVENUE $5,880,736
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,854,030
   Administrative Expenses $543,474
   Fundraising Expenses $1,001,218
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,398,722
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $482,014
   
Net Assets $5,726,610

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$336,799 6.23% William Vendley Secretary General

Mission

Founded in 1970, Religions for Peace is the largest international coalition of representatives from the world's great religions dedicated to promoting peace. Respecting religious differences while celebrating our common humanity, Religions for Peace is active on every continent and in some of the most troubled areas of the world, creating multi-religious partnerships to confront our most dire issues: stopping war, ending poverty, and protecting the earth. Religions for Peace enables religious communities to unleash their enormous potential for common action. Some of Religions for Peace's recent successes include building a new climate of reconciliation in Iraq; mediating dialogue among warring factions in Sierra Leone; organizing an international network of religious women's organizations; and establishing the Hope for African Children Initiative.

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Charity Contact Info

Religions for Peace
777 United Nations Plaza
9th Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 687-2163
fax: (212) 983-0098
EIN: 13-2671065

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CEO

Azza Karam
Secretary General