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Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land

Safeguarding the Christian presence in the Holy Land

four stars

95.04

P.O. Box 29086 Washington, DC 20017
tel: (855) 500-3345   Web Site
EIN: 33-0628775

Board Leadership
Rev. Francesco Patton
Chairman

CEO
Rev. Peter Vasko
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.04 four stars
  Financial 99.57 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land is a worldwide organization founded in 1994 under the auspices of the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land. The Foundation was created to strengthen and support Christianity in the Holy Land through the preservation of holy Christian sites and the support of the basic human rights and continued presence of the Christian minority living in the Holy Land.

The Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land is a worldwide organization founded in 1994 under the auspices of the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land. The Foundation was created to strengthen and support Christianity in the Holy Land through the preservation of holy Christian sites and the support of the basic human rights and continued presence of the Christian minority living in the Holy Land.

Financial

four stars

99.57

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 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)
83.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.94
  Program Expenses Growth 15.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land (DC) 95.04 four stars
India Gospel Outreach (CA) 86.36 three stars
World Indigenous Missions (TX) 88.14 three stars
EQUIP (GA) 88.95 three stars
Youth for Christ International (CO) 96.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,481,297
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,481,297
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,481,297
   Other Revenue $155,357
TOTAL REVENUE $3,636,654
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,919,001
   Administrative Expenses $323,323
   Fundraising Expenses $206,771
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,449,095
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $187,559
   
Net Assets $5,434,673

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
Educational Programs $949,374 32.5%
Humanitarian $488,977 16.8%
Housing $157,735 5.4%

Ratings History
Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 03/01/2021 95.04 four stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 93.73 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 96.28 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 94.73 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2017 94.02 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 95.33 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.44 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 93.06 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 94.96 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 94.91 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 84.37 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 81.56 three stars
2011-12 09/01/2012 86.50 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 72.97 two stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 69.99 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 72.71 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 89.05 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 92.42 four stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 72.42 two stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 80.28 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 33-0628775
Name in IRS Master File FRANCISCAN FOUNDATION FOR THE HOLY LAND
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 (155) Rural medical facility
(40) Scholarships (other)
(62) Historical site, records or reenactment
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)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Rev. Peter Vasko President
Other Salaries of Note
$28,621 0.82% Timothy Lynagh Treasurer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land (DC) 95.04 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land
P.O. Box 29086
Washington, DC 20017
tel: (855) 500-3345
fax: (202) 526-3527
EIN: 33-0628775

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Board Leadership

Rev. Francesco Patton
Chairman

CEO

Rev. Peter Vasko
President

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