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International : Development and Relief Services (Fundraising)

United Palestinian Appeal, Inc.

Transforming lives, empowering communities since 1978

98.23

1330 New Hampshire Avenue, NW Suite 104
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 659-5007   Web Site
EIN: 11-2494808

Board Leadership
Mohammad Tarbush
Chair

CEO
Saleem Zaru
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23
  Financial 97.50
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
95.2%
  Administrative Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.55
  Program Expenses Growth 115.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Palestinian Appeal, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Palestinian Appeal, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Palestinian Appeal, Inc. (DC) 98.23
Pearl S. Buck International (PA) 85.57
Save the Children (CT) 90.88
Children's Shelter of Cebu (MN) 93.33
Children of Promise (IN) 86.33

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Compassion International (CO) 89.00
ChildFund International (VA) 85.29
Kids Alive International (IN) 100.00

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United Palestinian Appeal, Inc., works to alleviate the suffering of Palestinians, particularly those in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and refugee camps throughout the Middle East, and to contribute to the long-term socioeconomic and cultural development of Palestinian society.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,057,989
   Federated Campaigns $28,143
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,086,132
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $12,086,132
   Other Revenue $121,765
TOTAL REVENUE $12,207,897
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,462,850
   Administrative Expenses $196,112
   Fundraising Expenses $176,042
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,835,004
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $372,893
   
Net Assets $4,377,471

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
Health and Welfare $10,938,773 95.4%
Education and Scholarships $205,341 1.8%
Community Development $182,114 1.6%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.23
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 96.23
2013-12 03/01/2015 95.58
2012-12 12/01/2013 94.73
2011-12 10/01/2012 97.58
2010-12 03/01/2012 89.17
2009-12 11/01/2011 64.57
2009-12 09/20/2011 59.63
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 96.78
2008-12 06/01/2010 78.53
2007-12 03/01/2009 79.17
2006-12 03/01/2008 94.76
2005-12 12/01/2006 76.24
2004-12 12/01/2005 97.01
2003-12 12/01/2004 97.02
2002-12 11/01/2003 99.09
2001-12 06/09/2003 90.94

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

EIN 11-2494808
Name in IRS Master File UNITED PALESTINIAN APPEAL INC
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 (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 December, 1979
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$107,188 0.90% Saleem Zaru Executive Director

United Palestinian Appeal, Inc., works to alleviate the suffering of Palestinians, particularly those in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and refugee camps throughout the Middle East, and to contribute to the long-term socioeconomic and cultural development of Palestinian society.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Palestinian Appeal, Inc. (DC) 98.23
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Back2Back Ministries (OH) 92.22
Children International (MO) 89.31
Community Partners International (CA) 96.66

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Charity Contact Info

United Palestinian Appeal, Inc.
1330 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Suite 104
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 659-5007
fax: (202) 296-0224
EIN: 11-2494808

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Board Leadership

Mohammad Tarbush
Chair

CEO

Saleem Zaru
Executive Director

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