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National Council on US-Arab Relations

Enhancing American awareness, knowledge, and understanding of the Arab countries, the Mideast, and the Islamic world

four stars

94.34

1730 M Street, NW Suite 503
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 293-6466   Web Site
EIN: 52-1296502

Board Leadership
John Pratt
Chairman

CEO
John Duke Anthony
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.34 four stars
  Financial 96.13 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1983, the National Council on US-Arab Relations is an American educational organization dedicated to improving American awareness, knowledge, and understanding of the Arab countries, the Mideast, and the Islamic world. Its means for doing so encompass but are not limited to programs for leadership development, people-to-people exchanges, lectures, publications, an annual Arab-U.S. policymakers conference, and the participation of American students and faculty in Arab world study experiences. The National Council's vision is a relationship between the United States and its Arab partners, friends, and allies that rests on as solid and enduring a foundation as possible.

Founded in 1983, the National Council on US-Arab Relations is an American educational organization dedicated to improving American awareness, knowledge, and understanding of the Arab countries, the Mideast, and the Islamic world. Its means for doing so encompass but are not limited to programs for leadership development, people-to-people exchanges, lectures, publications, an annual Arab-U.S. policymakers conference, and the participation of American students and faculty in Arab world study experiences. The National Council's vision is a relationship between the United States and its Arab partners, friends, and allies that rests on as solid and enduring a foundation as possible.

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Financial

four stars

96.13

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.24
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Council on US-Arab Relations on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Council on US-Arab Relations on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Council on US-Arab Relations (DC) 94.34 four stars
The Ireland Funds America (MA) 87.62 three stars
American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (DC) 86.76 three stars
American Council on Germany (NY) 92.13 four stars
The Atlantic Council of the United States (DC) 93.91 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,435,126
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,435,126
   Program Service Revenue $280,619
Total Primary Revenue $1,715,745
   Other Revenue $49,147
TOTAL REVENUE $1,764,892
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,374,681
   Administrative Expenses $216,540
   Fundraising Expenses $39,580
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,630,801
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $134,091
   
Net Assets $3,668,338

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
Annual Policymakers Conference $439,027 31.9%
Model Arab League $324,949 23.6%
Alwaleed Bin Talal Fellowship Program $229,042 16.7%

Ratings History
National Council on US-Arab Relations has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-08 08/01/2018 94.34 four stars
2016-08 08/01/2017 94.74 four stars
2015-08 07/01/2016 94.70 four stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 88.05 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 02/01/2016 85.35 three stars
2013-08 11/01/2014 97.07 four stars
2012-08 09/01/2013 91.81 four stars
2011-08 07/01/2012 98.32 four stars
2010-08 12/01/2011 96.77 four stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 95.71 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-08 07/28/2011 93.62 four stars
2009-08 10/01/2010 92.19 four stars
2008-08 10/01/2009 93.46 four stars
2007-08 08/01/2008 83.49 three stars
2006-08 04/01/2007 68.07 one star
2005-08 12/01/2006 79.78 two stars
2004-08 04/01/2006 74.47 two stars
2003-08 02/01/2005 93.38 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 52-1296502
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL COUNCIL ON US-ARAB RELATIONS
NTEE Code Q20
NTEE Classification Promotion of International Understanding
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (93) Cultural exchanges with foreign country
(125) Giving information or opinion (see also Advocacy)
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, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013

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
$217,669 13.34% John Duke Anthony President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Council on US-Arab Relations (DC) 94.34 four stars
The Ireland Funds America (MA) 87.62 three stars
Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (MA) 93.69 four stars
Alexander Muss Institute for Israel Education (NY) 95.48 four stars
The Korea Society (NY) 85.31 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Council on US-Arab Relations
1730 M Street, NW
Suite 503
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 293-6466
fax: (202) 293-7770
EIN: 52-1296502

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Board Leadership

John Pratt
Chairman

CEO

John Duke Anthony
President & CEO

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