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Religion : Religious Activities

United Religions Initiative

Bound for Peace

90.95

1009 General Kennedy Avenue San Francisco, CA 94129
tel: (415) 561-2300   Web Site
EIN: 68-0369482

Board Leadership
Kiran Bali
Chairperson

CEO
Rev. Victor H. Kazanjian Jr.
Executive Director

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.95
  Financial 87.21
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

URI is a global network of over 900 grassroots organizations, called Cooperation Circles, dedicated to peace and justice through interfaith and cross-cultural cooperation. Our nearly half a million members are overcoming distrust and hostility every day for the good of their communities-mediating religiously motivated conflict; building schools, orphanages and health clinics; campaigning for citizenship rights and more in 105 countries. Through our San Francisco global office and the regional offices, URI provides a framework for local, regional and global organizing and action; access to resources and support; and an international network and brand that empowers, connects and amplifies the work of our members worldwide.

URI is a global network of over 900 grassroots organizations, called Cooperation Circles, dedicated to peace and justice through interfaith and cross-cultural cooperation. Our nearly half a million members are overcoming distrust and hostility every day for the good of their communities-mediating religiously motivated conflict; building schools, orphanages and health clinics; campaigning for citizenship rights and more in 105 countries. Through our San Francisco global office and the regional offices, URI provides a framework for local, regional and global organizing and action; access to resources and support; and an international network and brand that empowers, connects and amplifies the work of our members worldwide.

Financial

87.21

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.96
  Program Expenses Growth 1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Religions Initiative on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Religions Initiative on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Religions Initiative (CA) 90.95
Hindu American Foundation (DC) 89.67
The Mother Divine Program (NY) 86.84
Interfaith Alliance Foundation (DC) 87.69
Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. (VA) 89.39

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,082,712
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $85,039
   Related Organizations $2,168,792
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,336,543
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,336,543
   Other Revenue $166,225
TOTAL REVENUE $3,502,768
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,835,041
   Administrative Expenses $262,227
   Fundraising Expenses $461,845
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,559,113
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-56,345
   
Net Assets $17,002,382

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
Global Network Development $1,743,496 61.5%
Communications $323,469 11.4%
Global Council $123,909 4.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 10/01/2021 90.95
2018-12 05/01/2020 88.17
2017-12 06/01/2019 92.82
2016-12 07/01/2018 92.44
2016-12 06/01/2018 89.15
2015-12 03/01/2017 94.42
2014-12 10/01/2016 97.11
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.37
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 84.12
2013-12 08/01/2015 84.16
2012-12 05/01/2014 87.70
2011-12 08/01/2013 83.52
2010-12 04/01/2012 84.92
2009-12 09/20/2011 80.39
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 84.33
2008-12 06/01/2010 92.52
2007-12 05/01/2009 91.98
2006-12 04/01/2008 86.80
2005-12 03/01/2007 77.51
2004-12 04/01/2006 67.07

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

EIN 68-0369482
Name in IRS Master File UNITED RELIGIONS
NTEE Code X90
NTEE Classification Interfaith Issues
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
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
(2) Association or convention of churches
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 November, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$114,861 3.22% Rev. Victor H. Kazanjian Jr. Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$138,227 3.88% Rev. William E. Swing President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Religions Initiative (CA) 90.95
Interfaith Alliance Foundation (DC) 87.69
The Mother Divine Program (NY) 86.84
Ariel Ministries (TX) 87.10
Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. (VA) 89.39

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Charity Contact Info

United Religions Initiative
1009 General Kennedy Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94129
tel: (415) 561-2300
fax: (415) 561-2313
EIN: 68-0369482

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 29242
San Francisco, CA 94129

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Board Leadership

Kiran Bali
Chairperson

CEO

Rev. Victor H. Kazanjian Jr.
Executive Director

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