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International : Development and Relief Services

Focus Humanitarian Assistance USA

Providing disaster mitigation and preparedness program in vulnerable communities

four stars

94.74

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
Rahim Balsara
Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.74 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
95.7%
  Administrative Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.24
  Program Expenses Growth 22.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.6%
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) 94.74 four stars
Miracle Foundation (TX) 94.51 four stars
Agape International Missions (CA) 90.94 four stars
Action Against Hunger USA (NY) 93.79 four stars
Free Wheelchair Mission (CA) 90.00 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,234,862
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,616,767
Total Contributions $5,851,629
   Program Service Revenue $1,253,282
Total Primary Revenue $7,104,911
   Other Revenue $57,886
TOTAL REVENUE $7,162,797
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,199,885
   Administrative Expenses $401,441
   Fundraising Expenses $64,331
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,665,657
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,502,860
   
Net Assets $10,480,654

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 $10,199,885 100.0%

Ratings History
Focus Humanitarian Assistance USA has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2003-12 09/01/2004 88.72 three stars
2002-12 10/01/2003 96.86 four stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 99.26 four 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, 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
$132,860 1.24% Rahim Balsara Executive Director

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.

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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

Rahim Balsara
Executive Officer

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