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Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA)

A papal agency for humanitarian and pastoral support

four stars

95.43

1011 First Avenue New York, NY 10022
tel: (212) 826-1480   Web Site
EIN: 13-1623929

Board Leadership
Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan
Chair and Treasurer

CEO
Msgr. John E. Kozar
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.43 four stars
  Financial 94.28 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 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

94.28

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 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)
86.6%
  Administrative Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.70
  Program Expenses Growth 6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) (NY) 95.43 four stars
Hopegivers International (GA) 89.90 three stars
SCORE International (TN) 85.56 three stars
Open Doors USA (CA) 86.02 three stars
African Leadership and Reconciliation Ministries (TX) 92.53 four stars

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Catholic Near East Welfare Association was founded by the Holy Father to share the love of Christ with the churches and peoples of the East. We work for, through and with the Eastern Catholic Churches to identify needs and implement solutions. Together, we build up the Church, affirm human dignity, alleviate poverty, encourage dialogue--and inspire hope.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $34,081,606
   Federated Campaigns $30,243
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $34,111,849
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $34,111,849
   Other Revenue $1,130,196
TOTAL REVENUE $35,242,045
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $21,149,563
   Administrative Expenses $661,340
   Fundraising Expenses $2,594,872
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $24,405,775
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $10,836,270
   
Net Assets $46,904,415

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 $13,812,269 65.3%
Pastoral Support $6,075,990 28.7%
Public Awareness $1,261,304 6.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 07/01/2016 95.43 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.84 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 92.03 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2015 84.90 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2015 84.90 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 81.83 three stars
2011-12 08/01/2012 81.29 three stars
2009-12 12/01/2011 93.65 four stars
2008-12 09/20/2011 84.29 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2008-12 06/01/2010 80.70 three stars
2007-12 12/15/2009 83.46 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 80.25 three stars
2005-12 07/01/2007 83.30 three stars
2004-12 07/01/2006 80.25 three stars
2003-12 11/01/2005 81.41 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 13-1623929
Name in IRS Master File CATHOLIC NEAR EAST WELFARE ASSOC INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (31) Special school for the blind, handicapped, etc
(150) Hospital
(120) Publishing activities
Foundation Status Church 170(b)(1)(A)(i)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS
Ruling Date March, 1946
Filing Requirement 990 - Not required to file (church)
Fiscal Year End December

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
$54,000 0.22% Msgr. John E. Kozar President, Secretary
Other Salaries of Note
$120,000 0.49% Michael La Civita Director of Communications
$118,500 0.48% Tresool Singh Chief Financial Officer
$117,850 0.48% Gene Shnayder Software Developer
$116,500 0.47% Thomas Varghese Director of Programs

Catholic Near East Welfare Association was founded by the Holy Father to share the love of Christ with the churches and peoples of the East. We work for, through and with the Eastern Catholic Churches to identify needs and implement solutions. Together, we build up the Church, affirm human dignity, alleviate poverty, encourage dialogue--and inspire hope.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) (NY) 95.43 four stars
Heart to Honduras (OH) 87.90 three stars
Development Associates International (CO) 94.69 four stars
Youth for Christ International (CO) 90.90 four stars
International Christian Embassy Jerusalem - USA (TN) 86.23 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA)
1011 First Avenue
New York, NY 10022
tel: (212) 826-1480
fax: (212) 838-1344
EIN: 13-1623929

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Board Leadership

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan
Chair and Treasurer

CEO

Msgr. John E. Kozar
President

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