International : Development and Relief Services

World Relief

Overcoming violence, poverty and injustice through love in action.

three stars

86.93

7 East Baltimore Street Baltimore, MD 21202
tel: (800) 535-5433   Web Site
EIN: 23-6393344

Board Leadership
Steve Moore
Chairperson

CEO
Tim Breene
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.93 three stars
  Financial 81.53 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

World Relief is a global Christian humanitarian organization that brings sustainable solutions to the world's greatest problems - disasters, extreme poverty, violence, oppression, and mass displacement. We partner with local churches and community leaders in the U.S. and abroad to bring hope, healing and transformation to the most vulnerable.

World Relief is a global Christian humanitarian organization that brings sustainable solutions to the world's greatest problems - disasters, extreme poverty, violence, oppression, and mass displacement. We partner with local churches and community leaders in the U.S. and abroad to bring hope, healing and transformation to the most vulnerable.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of clients served
5,000,000
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

81.53

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.22
  Program Expenses Growth 1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Relief on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Relief on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $20,008,045
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $373,731
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $41,313,062
Total Contributions $61,694,838
   Program Service Revenue $2,928,904
Total Primary Revenue $64,623,742
   Other Revenue $954,787
TOTAL REVENUE $65,578,529
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $55,006,097
   Administrative Expenses $7,326,965
   Fundraising Expenses $4,931,492
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $67,264,554
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,686,025
   
Net Assets $16,358,686

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$151,666 0.22% Tim Breene CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$120,945 0.17% Scott Arbeiter President

Mission

World Relief is a global Christian humanitarian organization that brings sustainable solutions to the world's greatest problems - disasters, extreme poverty, violence, oppression, and mass displacement. We partner with local churches and community leaders in the U.S. and abroad to bring hope, healing and transformation to the most vulnerable.

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World Relief (MD) 86.93 three stars
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Pathfinder International (MA) 90.91 four stars
CARE (GA) 88.50 three stars
Alight (formerly American Refugee Committee) (MN) 95.33 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

World Relief
7 East Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
tel: (800) 535-5433
fax: (443) 451-1975
EIN: 23-6393344

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Board Leadership

Steve Moore
Chairperson

CEO

Tim Breene
Chief Executive Officer