Direct Relief

Direct Relief

Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Tax ID95-1831116

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About this organization






Direct Relief is a medical relief organization, active in all 50 states and more than 80 countries, with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergency situations. Direct Relief earns a 100% fundraising efficiency rating from Forbes, tops Charity Navigator's list of the "10 Best Charities Everyone's Heard Of" and is named among "the world's most innovative companies in not-for-profit" by Fast Company Among other distinctions, Direct Relief received the 2014 CECP Director's Award, the President's Award from Esri for excellence in GIS mapping, and the Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation.

Interesting data from their 2019 990 filing

The purpose of the non-profit is listed in the filing as “Improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergency situations by mobilizing and providing essential medical resources needed for their care.”.

When discussing its operations, they were characterized as: “Improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergency situations.”.

  • The non-profit's legally reported state of operation is CA.
  • The filing states that the non-profit's address in the year 2019 is 6100 WALLACE BECKNELL ROAD, SANTA BARBARA, CA, 93117.
  • The form submitted by the non-profit for 2019 shows a total of 93 employees.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is -$7,223,743.
  • The organization has 25 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 1948.
  • The organization pays $9,097,705 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $2,196,157 in fundraising expenses.