CharityWatch REPORT
Issued August 2017

Contact & General Information

American Red Cross
431 18th Street, NW
Washington , DC 20006-5009
www.redcross.org
Tax Status: 501(c)3
 

Other Names

American National Red Cross
Red Cross
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RATING:   B+

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Stated Mission

Prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
Fiscal Year Ended 06/30/16

Program Percentage :  89 %

Calculated Total Expenses (rounded) :  $2,660,000,000 

A charity's Program % is the percentage of its cash budget it spends on Programs relative to Overhead (Fundraising and Management & General Expenses)

Cost to Raise $100 :  $ 30

Calculated Total Contributions (rounded) :  $563,000,000 

Cost to Raise $100 signifies how many dollars a charity spends on Fundraising to raise each $100 of Contributions.

Government Funding

CharityWatch calculates the percentage of a charity's cash revenue received from government sources for informational purposes for those donors who would like to factor a charity's range of government funding into their giving decisions. Donors should keep in mind that funding from the government does not automatically signal that a charity is well-governed and/or more efficient than other charities.

For the reporting year rated by CharityWatch, this charity received cash grants/contributions from government sources within a range of:

0% to 24%

Financial Documents

American Red Cross's rating is based on CharityWatch's in-depth analysis of the following documents for the fiscal year represented:

Entity Document Type Tax Id #
American National Red Cross Audited Consolidated Financial Statements Multiple
American National Red Cross IRS Form 990 53-0196605

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