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International : Development and Relief Services (Fundraising)

India Development and Relief Fund, Inc. (IDRF)

Bringing sustainable socio-economic development to remote parts of India since 1988.

four stars

98.23

5821 Mossrock Drive North Bethesda, MD 20852
tel: (301) 704-0032   Web Site
EIN: 52-1555563

Board Leadership
Dr. Vinod Prakash
Founder, President

CEO
Dr. Vinod Prakash
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 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
95.9%
  Administrative Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.96
  Program Expenses Growth 9.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by India Development and Relief Fund, Inc. (IDRF) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by India Development and Relief Fund, Inc. (IDRF) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
India Development and Relief Fund, Inc. (IDRF) (MD) 98.23 four stars
Children of the Nations (WA) 93.09 four stars
VisionTrust International (CO) 91.16 four stars
SOS Children's Villages-USA (DC) 86.17 three stars
Safe Passage (ME) 95.10 four stars

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IDRF's mission is to empower marginalized people with skills, services and infrastructure grounded in sustainable development. We provide support for programs that improve education, healthcare, women empowerment, governance, and eco-friendly livelihoods at grass-roots level all across India, and Nepal. Moreover, IDRF converts natural disasters into opportunities for long-term development of the affected communities. Our programs are implemented by carefully-vetted and experienced local NGOs.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,534,907
   Federated Campaigns $32,771
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,567,678
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,567,678
   Other Revenue $3,543
TOTAL REVENUE $1,571,221
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,413,809
   Administrative Expenses $46,569
   Fundraising Expenses $8,448
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,468,826
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $102,395
   
Net Assets $1,342,979

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
Grant Distribution to India $1,413,809 100.0%

Ratings History
India Development and Relief Fund, Inc. (IDRF) has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 05/01/2017 98.23 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 99.75 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 93.07 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 85.96 three stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 69.81 one star
2010-12 02/01/2012 65.12 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 63.50 one star
 
CN 1.0
2008-12 02/01/2011 76.28 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 80.07 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-1555563
Name in IRS Master File INDIA DEVELOPMENT AND RELIEF FUND INC
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 October, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Vinod Prakash President

IDRF's mission is to empower marginalized people with skills, services and infrastructure grounded in sustainable development. We provide support for programs that improve education, healthcare, women empowerment, governance, and eco-friendly livelihoods at grass-roots level all across India, and Nepal. Moreover, IDRF converts natural disasters into opportunities for long-term development of the affected communities. Our programs are implemented by carefully-vetted and experienced local NGOs.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
India Development and Relief Fund, Inc. (IDRF) (MD) 98.23 four stars
Children International (MO) 89.27 three stars
ChildFund International (VA) 85.29 three stars
Child Foundation (OR) 91.79 four stars
Children Incorporated (VA) 92.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

India Development and Relief Fund, Inc. (IDRF)
5821 Mossrock Drive
North Bethesda, MD 20852
tel: (301) 704-0032
EIN: 52-1555563

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Board Leadership

Dr. Vinod Prakash
Founder, President

CEO

Dr. Vinod Prakash
CEO

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