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Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land

Safeguarding the Christian presence in the Holy Land

four stars

95.33

P.O. Box 29086 Washington, DC 20017
tel: (855) 372-0580   Web Site
EIN: 33-0628775

Board Leadership
Rev. Francesco Patton, OFM
Chairman

CEO
Rev. Peter Vasko
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.33 four stars
  Financial 93.40 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

93.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
84.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.63
  Program Expenses Growth -0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land (DC) 95.33 four stars
The Mailbox Club (GA) 86.44 three stars
Asian Access (CA) 88.27 three stars
East-West Ministries International (TX) 96.03 four stars
Development Associates International (CO) 93.98 four stars

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Founded in 1994, the Franciscan Foundation For The Holy Land (FFHL) is a worldwide ecumenical organization, based in the USA, operating under the auspices of the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land. The principal purpose of the FFHL is to help stem the Christian exodus from the Holy Land by providing programs and projects that will serve as incentives for the Christians to remain as well as safeguarding the basic human rights of the Christian Palestinian minority living in the Holy Land.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,612,856
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,612,856
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,612,856
   Other Revenue $-5,427
TOTAL REVENUE $2,607,429
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,817,389
   Administrative Expenses $208,851
   Fundraising Expenses $101,199
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,127,439
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $479,990
   
Net Assets $3,736,741

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2005-12 04/01/2007 79.85 two stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 74.37 two stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 56.39 one star

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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- The Rev. Peter Vasko President
Other Salaries of Note
$33,900 1.59% James Lynagh Treasurer

Founded in 1994, the Franciscan Foundation For The Holy Land (FFHL) is a worldwide ecumenical organization, based in the USA, operating under the auspices of the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land. The principal purpose of the FFHL is to help stem the Christian exodus from the Holy Land by providing programs and projects that will serve as incentives for the Christians to remain as well as safeguarding the basic human rights of the Christian Palestinian minority living in the Holy Land.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land (DC) 95.33 four stars
Four Corners Ministries (AL) 85.98 three stars
Paraclete Mission Group (CO) 92.47 four stars
The Outreach Foundation (TN) 98.23 four stars
ASAP Ministries (MI) 90.06 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land
P.O. Box 29086
Washington, DC 20017
tel: (855) 372-0580
EIN: 33-0628775

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Board Leadership

Rev. Francesco Patton, OFM
Chairman

CEO

Rev. Peter Vasko
President

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