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International : Development and Relief Services

Focus Humanitarian Assistance USA

Providing disaster mitigation and preparedness program in vulnerable communities

four stars

90.71

1700 First Colony Boulevard Suite 300
Sugar Land, TX 77479
tel: (877) 362-8759   Web Site
EIN: 52-1937154

Board Leadership
Shahin Karim
Chairperson

CEO
Shenila Momin
Interim Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.71 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Incorporated in 1994, Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) USA is the United States-based unit of FOCUS. FOCUS aims to provide disaster mitigation and preparedness program in vulnerable communities. It also extends humanitarian relief and recovery following natural or man disasters. FOCUS helps people in need reduce their dependence on humanitarian aid and facilitates their transition to sustainable self-reliant, long-term development. FOCUS is affiliated with the Aga Khan Development Network, a group of institutions working to improve opportunities and living conditions, for people of all faiths and origins, in specific regions of the developing world.

Incorporated in 1994, Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) USA is the United States-based unit of FOCUS. FOCUS aims to provide disaster mitigation and preparedness program in vulnerable communities. It also extends humanitarian relief and recovery following natural or man disasters. FOCUS helps people in need reduce their dependence on humanitarian aid and facilitates their transition to sustainable self-reliant, long-term development. FOCUS is affiliated with the Aga Khan Development Network, a group of institutions working to improve opportunities and living conditions, for people of all faiths and origins, in specific regions of the developing world.

Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
94.9%
  Administrative Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.24
  Program Expenses Growth -1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Focus Humanitarian Assistance USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Focus Humanitarian Assistance USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Focus Humanitarian Assistance USA (TX) 90.71 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,528,442
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,528,442
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,528,442
   Other Revenue $46,238
TOTAL REVENUE $6,574,680
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,160,482
   Administrative Expenses $359,042
   Fundraising Expenses $74,429
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,593,953
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-19,273
   
Net Assets $10,461,381

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
Humanitarian Assistance $6,160,482 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 90.71 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 89.86 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 96.66 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 94.74 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.66 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 96.65 four stars
2014-12 12/01/2015 92.01 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 97.16 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 87.23 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 87.11 three stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 76.57 two stars
2011-12 10/01/2012 73.75 two stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 82.82 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 79.73 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 79.35 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 78.54 two stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 84.05 three stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 89.00 three stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 88.89 three stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 86.06 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 52-1937154
Name in IRS Master File FOCUS HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE U S A
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 May, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$136,810 2.07% Rahim Balsara Executive Director

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Charity Contact Info

Focus Humanitarian Assistance USA
1700 First Colony Boulevard
Suite 300
Sugar Land, TX 77479
tel: (877) 362-8759
fax: (866) 388-3782
EIN: 52-1937154

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Board Leadership

Shahin Karim
Chairperson

CEO

Shenila Momin
Interim Executive Director

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