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ADRA International
12501 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904
tel: (800) 424-2372
fax: (301) 680-6370
EIN: 52-1314847

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Board Leadership

Geoffrey Mbwana
Board Chair


Jonathan Duffy

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International : Development and Relief Services (Fundraising)

ADRA International

Creating just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action.

(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 87.97 3 stars
  Financial 85.00 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 4 stars
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 Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.77
  Program Expenses Growth -8.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ADRA International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $23,068,622
   Federated Campaigns $178,341
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $3,338,715
   Government Grants $25,059,124
Total Contributions $51,644,802
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $51,644,802
   Other Revenue $750,313
TOTAL REVENUE $52,395,115
   Program Expenses $44,347,380
   Administrative Expenses $7,254,615
   Fundraising Expenses $1,585,231
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-792,111
Net Assets $46,896,671

Financial Charts

Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$105,167 0.19% Jonathan Duffy President
Other Salaries of Note
$143,470 0.26% Phidee Tagalog Field Acct, Software Specialist
$134,317 0.25% Olivier M. Guth Director for Program Finance Management
$126,347 0.23% Jason Brooks Senior Technical Advisor
$122,517 0.23% Richard O'Ffill Director for Information Technology


ADRA (Adventist Development and Relief Agency) was initiated by the Seventh-day Adventist church in 1956. The basis for its existence is to follow Christ's example by being a voice for, serving, and partnering with those in need. ADRA works with people in poverty and distress to create positive change and justness through empowering partnerships and responsible action. ADRA seeks to identify and address social injustice and deprivation in developing countries. The agency's work seeks to improve the quality of life of those in need. ADRA invests in the potential of these individuals through community development initiatives targeting Food Security, Economic Development, Primary Health and Basic Education. ADRA's emergency management initiatives provide aid to disaster survivors.

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