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Episcopal Relief & Development

CharityWatch report issued
April 2018

Top-Rated Charity
A
CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
 
84%
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
 
$13
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

Episcopal Relief & Development
815 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10017

Other Names

ERD

Tax Status

501(c)3

Stated Mission

A compassionate response of the Episcopal Church to human suffering in the world; programs focus on food security, health care, & emergency relief.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/2016

Program Percentage: 84%

The percentage of Episcopal Relief & Development's cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).

$20,000,000

Calculated Total Expenses

(rounded)

 

Cost to Raise $100: $13

How many dollars Episcopal Relief & Development spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.

$15,000,000

Calculated Total Contributions

(rounded)

Government Funding

0% to 24%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources

 

Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
Episcopal Relief and Development IRS Form 990 73-1635264
Episcopal Relief and Development Audited Financial Statements 73-1635264
Entity: Episcopal Relief and Development
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 73-1635264
Entity: Episcopal Relief and Development
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 73-1635264

Governance & Transparency

CharityWatch evaluates certain criteria related to a charity's Governance and Transparency. Donors may want to consider a charity's willingness to be open and transparent with CharityWatch to be a good litmus test for determining its commitment to public accountability.
This charity is Top-Rated
What does it mean to be Top-Rated?
 
Episcopal Relief & Development
meets governance benchmarks.
 
Episcopal Relief & Development
meets transparency benchmarks.
Transparency
Provides Financial Information
Audit Accessibility
Governance: Policies
Reports regularly & consistently monitoring & enforcing compliance with a written Conflict of Interest Policy
Reports required, annual disclosure by officers, directors, and key staff of interests that could give rise to conflicts
Reports having a written Whistleblower Policy
Reports having a written Document Retention and Destruction Policy
Governance: Financials
Reports providing copy of tax form to all board members prior to filing it with IRS
Reports that financial statements were audited by an independent accountant
Governance: Board of Directors
Reports at least 5 voting board members
51% or more of voting board members reported as independent
Reports documenting minutes of board and board committee meetings
Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy No Sharing  

  Name Title Compensation
1 Rev. Michael B. Curry Ex-Officio/Honorary Chair $394,637
2 Robert W. Radtke President/Ex-Officio $343,264
3 N. Kurt Barnes Ex-Officio Board Member $269,522
1
Name: Rev. Michael B. Curry
Title: Ex-Officio/Honorary Chair
Compensation: $394,637
2
Name: Robert W. Radtke
Title: President/Ex-Officio
Compensation: $343,264
3
Name: N. Kurt Barnes
Title: Ex-Officio Board Member
Compensation: $269,522

CharityWatch Analysts perform an in-depth analysis of charities' audited financial statements and IRS tax filings, and often review other documents such as state filings, annual reports, and fundraising contracts during their evaluations. Below are select notes that CharityWatch believes may be of interest to donors.
According to the Episcopal Relief & Development audit of December 31, 2016 (Note 2, Contributed Services), the Organization received contributed in-kind services in 2016 on which it placed a total value of $2,018,790.

[Note: CharityWatch generally excludes the value of in-kind (non-cash) donations of goods and services from its calculations of Program % and Cost to Raise $100. More information on how grades are calculated and the treatment of in-kind donations can be found on the Our Process page.]