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US-Ireland Alliance

Historic ties, modern relationship

two stars

75.11

2800 Clarendon Boulevard Suite 305 West
Arlington, VA 22201
tel: (703) 841-5843   Web Site
EIN: 54-1803915

CEO
Trina Vargo
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.11 two stars
  Financial 90.91 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 66.00 one star
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1998, the US-Ireland Alliance is a proactive, non-partisan organization dedicated to consolidating existing relations between the United States and Ireland -- North and South -- and building that relationship for the future. The US-Ireland Alliance includes members from both the United States and Ireland, representing groups and individuals with a strong interest in Irish affairs. It educates the American public about the relationship and is creating a network so that the constituency will have an informed voice in Washington. The US-Ireland Alliance ensures that its membership, the public, officials, educators and the business community on both sides of the Atlantic are kept fully informed and educated on issues of mutual interest.

Founded in 1998, the US-Ireland Alliance is a proactive, non-partisan organization dedicated to consolidating existing relations between the United States and Ireland -- North and South -- and building that relationship for the future. The US-Ireland Alliance includes members from both the United States and Ireland, representing groups and individuals with a strong interest in Irish affairs. It educates the American public about the relationship and is creating a network so that the constituency will have an informed voice in Washington. The US-Ireland Alliance ensures that its membership, the public, officials, educators and the business community on both sides of the Atlantic are kept fully informed and educated on issues of mutual interest.

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Financial

four stars

90.91

Accountability & Transparency

one star

66.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.41
  Program Expenses Growth 3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by US-Ireland Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by US-Ireland Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
US-Ireland Alliance (VA) 75.11 two stars
Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (MA) 93.21 four stars
Asia Society Texas Center (TX) 85.71 three stars
The Atlantic Council of the United States (DC) 94.74 four stars
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs (IL) 91.64 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $566,865
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $485,000
Total Contributions $1,051,865
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,051,865
   Other Revenue $443,562
TOTAL REVENUE $1,495,427
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $851,762
   Administrative Expenses $72,188
   Fundraising Expenses $72,188
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $996,138
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $499,289
   
Net Assets $8,855,569

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
National Scholarship Program $620,251 72.8%
Economic, Educational, & Cultural Activities $231,511 27.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 10/01/2019 75.11 two stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 84.98 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 84.60 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.81 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 81.53 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 67.71 one star
2012-12 05/01/2014 73.98 two stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 71.63 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2013 73.31 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 69.90 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 64.92 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 87.49 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 98.48 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 92.72 four stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 93.15 four stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 92.84 four stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 93.20 four stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 92.62 four stars
2002-12 06/01/2004 93.21 four stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 89.01 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 54-1803915
Name in IRS Master File US-IRELAND ALLIANCE
NTEE Code Q22
NTEE Classification International Student Exchange and Aid
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (93) Cultural exchanges with foreign country
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 January, 1997
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$252,203 25.31% Trina Vargo President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
US-Ireland Alliance (VA) 75.11 two stars
The Atlantic Council of the United States (DC) 94.74 four stars
Armenian Assembly of America (DC) 88.18 three stars
Middle East Institute (DC) 97.12 four stars
American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam (CA) 88.19 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

US-Ireland Alliance
2800 Clarendon Boulevard
Suite 305 West
Arlington, VA 22201
tel: (703) 841-5843
EIN: 54-1803915

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CEO

Trina Vargo
President

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