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International : Development and Relief Services

International Samaritan

A time when the garbage dumps of developing countries are no longer homes to human beings struggling to survive.

four stars

90.09

803 North Main Street Ann Arbor, MI 48104
tel: (734) 222-0701   Web Site
EIN: 34-1811907

Board Leadership
Scott Savage
Chairman

CEO
Oscar Dussan
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.09 four stars
  Financial 87.87 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

International Samaritan serves victims of severe poverty in developing countries by partnering with them and others to alleviate hunger, homelessness, endemic disease, and ignorance.

International Samaritan encourages everyone to follow the example of the Good Samaritan, who stopped, and changed a life. Garbage dump communities are filled with men, women, children, and infants who live their lives and scrap together and existence in the most horrific conditions. Displaced by war, civil unrest, natural disasters, and other circumstances beyond their control, they need us to stop and help. Annually, we serve over 25,000 individuals across the globe. The families that we partner with in garbage dump communities have higher incomes, greater safety, better health care, and higher levels of education due to our programs. Through the contributions of generous donors and the hands of volunteers working with local partners, IS has helped tens of thousands of people on their journey.

International Samaritan serves victims of severe poverty in developing countries by partnering with them and others to alleviate hunger, homelessness, endemic disease, and ignorance.

International Samaritan encourages everyone to follow the example of the Good Samaritan, who stopped, and changed a life. Garbage dump communities are filled with men, women, children, and infants who live their lives and scrap together and existence in the most horrific conditions. Displaced by war, civil unrest, natural disasters, and other circumstances beyond their control, they need us to stop and help. Annually, we serve over 25,000 individuals across the globe. The families that we partner with in garbage dump communities have higher incomes, greater safety, better health care, and higher levels of education due to our programs. Through the contributions of generous donors and the hands of volunteers working with local partners, IS has helped tens of thousands of people on their journey.

Financial

three stars

87.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
68.8%
  Administrative Expenses 22.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 11.00
  Program Expenses Growth 16.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Samaritan on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Samaritan on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Samaritan (MI) 90.09 four stars
Loving Shepherd Ministries (IN) 95.57 four stars
KinderUSA (TX) 91.02 four stars
Baptist Medical & Dental Mission International (MS) 93.34 four stars
IHCF African Christian Hospitals (AR) 85.39 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,005,962
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,005,962
   Program Service Revenue $902,588
Total Primary Revenue $1,908,550
   Other Revenue $435,042
TOTAL REVENUE $2,343,592
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,587,963
   Administrative Expenses $324,127
   Fundraising Expenses $143,921
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,056,011
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $287,581
   
Net Assets $18,701,570

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
Service-Learning Immersions $700,151 44.1%
Education, Food, and Medical Programs $508,269 32.0%
Paso a Paso Guatemala $243,045 15.3%
Guatemala Nursery and Coll School Program $136,498 8.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 90.09 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 86.35 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 79.71 two stars
2015-12 11/01/2017 80.30 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 34-1811907
Name in IRS Master File INTERNATIONAL SAMARITAN
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
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
(398) Instruction and guidance on housing
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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
$90,756 4.41% Oscar Dussan President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Samaritan (MI) 90.09 four stars
Food for the Hungry (AZ) 88.62 three stars
Global Hope Network International (FL) 88.27 three stars
Palestine Children's Relief Fund (OH) 100.00 four stars
Rafiki Foundation (FL) 92.94 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

International Samaritan
803 North Main Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
tel: (734) 222-0701
EIN: 34-1811907

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Board Leadership

Scott Savage
Chairman

CEO

Oscar Dussan
President

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