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Palestine Children's Relief Fund

CharityWatch report issued
March 2024

A
CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
 
89%
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
 
$9
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

Palestine Children's Relief Fund
360 E. 2nd St.
Ste. 710
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Other Names

PCRF

Tax Status

501(c)3

Website

www.pcrf.net

Stated Mission

Nonpolitical humanitarian relief focused on healthcare for children in Palestine.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/2022

Program Percentage: 89%

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

$18,000,000

Calculated Total Expenses

(rounded)

 

Cost to Raise $100: $9

How many dollars Palestine Children's Relief Fund spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.

$11,000,000

Calculated Total Contributions

(rounded)

Government Funding

0% to 24%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources

 

Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
Palestine Children's Relief Fund Consolidated Audited Financial Statements Multiple
Palestine Children's Relief Fund IRS Form 990 93-1057665
Entity: Palestine Children's Relief Fund
Document Type: Consolidated Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: Multiple
Entity: Palestine Children's Relief Fund
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 93-1057665

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.
Palestine Children's Relief Fund
meets governance benchmarks.
 
Palestine Children's Relief Fund
does not meet 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 Steve Sosebee President $214,053
2 Imad Nassereddin CEO $199,010
1
Name: Steve Sosebee
Title: President
Compensation: $214,053
2
Name: Imad Nassereddin
Title: CEO
Compensation: $199,010

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 Palestine Children's Relief Fund audit of December 31, 2022 (Note 12, Risks and Uncertainties):

"...PCRF carries out its activities in the Middle East. The political and economic destabilization in the area increases the risk of carrying out activities and could adversely affect PCRF's performance."

According to the Palestine Children's Relief Fund audit of December 31, 2022 (Note 13, Impact from Activity in the Middle East):

"Beginning in October 2023, significant events occurred in Palestine which could potentially affect PCRF's operations in the region. PCRF has significant operations in the Middle East, and the extent of the impact of these events on its financial performance will depend on future developments, which are highly uncertain and cannot be predicted. PCRF is closely monitoring the situation and is developing contingency plans to minimize the potential impact on its operations. PCRF will continue to prioritize the safety of its employees in the region and is committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations. Accordingly, the accompanying consolidated financial statements as of December 31, 2022 do not reflect any adjustments that might result from this subsequent event."

According to the Palestine Children's Relief Fund 2022 tax filing re: Schedule O, Supplemental Information to Form 990 or 990-EZ:

Regarding Officers, Directors, etc. Family Relationships (Part VI, Line 2):

"Oussama Abughazalah, Director, and Fatima Abughazalah, Director, are siblings. Dr. Khaled Abughazalah, Director, is not related to Oussama or Fatima."


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