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Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land

Safeguarding the Christian presence in the Holy Land

four stars

94.73

P.O. Box 29086 Washington, DC 20017
tel: (855) 500-3345   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 94.73 four stars
  Financial 92.55 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Results Information

Reported Results
Total in 2016
Total dollar amount of scholarship awarded
1,212,230
Number of students who receive scholarship funds and/or tuition assistance
485
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Financial

four stars

92.55

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.77
  Program Expenses Growth 0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
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) 94.73 four stars
Open Doors USA (CA) 88.00 three stars
Development Associates International (CO) 91.91 four stars
Project MedSend (CT) 88.53 three stars
Kingdom Workers (WI) 88.04 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,265,930
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,265,930
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,265,930
   Other Revenue $14,440
TOTAL REVENUE $2,280,370
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,908,424
   Administrative Expenses $230,071
   Fundraising Expenses $89,767
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,228,262
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $52,108
   
Net Assets $3,911,332

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 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
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, 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
Not compensated -- The Rev. Peter Vasko President
Other Salaries of Note
$26,400 1.18% James Lynagh Treasurer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land (DC) 94.73 four stars
Leadership Resources International (IL) 87.02 three stars
New Mission Systems International (FL) 91.36 four stars
International Messengers (IA) 95.16 four stars
Episcopal Church Foundation (NY) 86.23 three 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
EIN: 33-0628775

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Board Leadership

Rev. Francesco Patton, OFM
Chairman

CEO

Rev. Peter Vasko
President

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