EIN 52-1314847

Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)

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Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is an independent, humanitarian agency and network established by the Seventh-day Adventist Church with the specific purpose of individual and sustainable community development and disaster relief.
Also known as...
Adventist Development and Relief Agency International; ADRA International
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Program areas at ADRA

Government grants: Adra International has more than 26 grants and cooperative agreements in over 15 countries. The awards are comprised mainly of food security, health and multi-sector emergency response projects. Food security grants address the causes of food insecurity to vulnerable groups in targeted countries, addressing availability, access and utilization of food. Health projects use a holistic approach and cover a variety of focuses including child health, hiv and aids, family planning and tobacco. Health projects are a guiding factor enabling healthier lifestyle choices.
Donated materials: Adra supplied six (6) shipments of donated materials containing food and medical supplies worth over $2.4 million in two (2) countries in 2022. In addition, it supplied 2,221 net metric tons of corn-soy blend, rice and vegetable worth over $2.4 million to madagascar which includes freight cost of $917 thousand.
Development and Relief projects, disaster assistant funding and grant match: Adra International supported projects in over 112 countries. Projects included emergency management of disaster Relief and long term recovery. Economic Development projects are aimed to improve the quality of life for recipients (both men and women). Food security projects include famine Relief and short term needs from displacement. Long term projects include the sectors of water, sanitation, hygiene, health, nutrition, agriculture, livelihoods and economic growth. These needs are addressed with agricultural projects and training the recipients in various skills. (continued on schedule o)adra supports basic education in various skills. Adra supports basic education, for both children and adults in literacy and vocational skills. Adra promotes primary health with access, as well as, training for community care.
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Who funds Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Winifred Stevens FoundationScholarships for Youth Participants (Youth Connect)$400,000
Winifred Stevens FoundationEl Nino Relief & Recovery School Feeding Initiative$250,000
American Online Giving FoundationGeneral Support$204,159
...and 32 more grants received totalling $2,185,072

Personnel at ADRA

Olivier GuthTreasurer and Vice President of Finance$115,758
Matthew SiligaVice President for Strategic Operations and Growth$140,823
Korey DowlingVice President for People and Culture$153,529
Imad MadanatVice President for Programs$127,441
Josue OrellanaDirector of Health , Nutrition and Wash$189,681
...and 11 more key personnel

Financials for ADRA

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$119,924,877
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$856,845
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,577
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$359,882
Total revenues$121,143,181

Form 990s for ADRA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-08-02990View PDF
2021-122022-11-11990View PDF
2020-122022-06-21990View PDF
2020-122021-11-10990View PDF
2019-122021-01-21990View PDF
...and 10 more Form 990s

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Data update history
January 2, 2024
Received grants
Identified 11 new grant, including a grant for $400,000 from Winifred Stevens Foundation
October 23, 2023
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $41,772 from The Blackbaud Giving Fund
September 28, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
September 28, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 20 new personnel
September 24, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
Nonprofit Types
International-focused organizationsFamily service centersHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Community improvementForeign affairsInternational development
Political advocacyOperates donor advised fundsLobbyingOperates internationallyNational levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
12501 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Montgomery County, MD
Website URL
(800) 424-2372
Facebook page
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
Q30: International Development, Relief Services
NAICS code, primary
624230: Emergency and Relief Services
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Central organization
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