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 29 grants and cooperative agreements in over 16 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 sixty (60) containers of donated materials containing food packets worth over $4.9 million in seven (7) countries in 2019.
Development and Relief projects, disaster assistant funding and grant match: Adra International supported projects in over 71 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, hygine, health, nutrition, agriculture, livelihoods and economic growth. This needs are addressed with agricultural projects and training the recipients in various skills. 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.

Grants made by ADRA

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Texas Conference of Seventh Day AdventistsHurricane Harvey Housing Recovery in Refugio and Beaumont - Funds Were Used To Purchase Windows, Interior Doors, Exterior Doors, and Appliances for Hurricane Harvey Survivors. Lower Rio Grande Valley Immigrant Project - Distribution of Clothing.$59,742
Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington (ACSGW)Distribution of Thanksgiving and Christmas Food Baskets; Hosting Workforce Skills Classes, Mentoring, and Coaching; Hosting A Celebration for Refugee and Asylee Families With New Babies (0-12 Months) and Expectant Mothers$15,533

Who funds Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$129,758
Winifred L Stevens FoundationEmergency Refugee Relief$100,000
American Online Giving FoundationGeneral Support$62,344
...and 16 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
U. S. Agency for International DevelopmentUSAID FOREIGN ASSISTANCE FOR PROGRAMS OVERSEAS$10,802,063
U. S. Agency for International DevelopmentUSAID FOREIGN ASSISTANCE FOR PROGRAMS OVERSEAS$10,048,923
U. S. Agency for International DevelopmentFOOD FOR PEACE DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (DAP)$6,138,555
...and 26 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at ADRA

Annetta GibsonVice President for Finance
Matthew SiligaVice President for Marketing and Development$173,118
Korey DowlingVice President for People and Culture$207,780
Imad MadanatVice President for Programs$119,229
David EarlesDirector for Development$169,315
...and 8 more key personnel

Financials for ADRA

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$84,340,089
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$925,148
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$871,383
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$374,002
Total revenues$86,510,622

Form 990s for ADRA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-01-21990View PDF
2018-122019-09-21990View PDF
2017-122018-12-22990View PDF
2016-122017-10-18990View PDF
2015-122016-11-02990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $35,000 from InterAction
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
June 23, 2021
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $62,344 from American Online Giving Foundation
May 24, 2021
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
March 4, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
International-focused organizationsFamily service centersHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Human servicesCommunity improvementForeign affairsInternational developmentPublic safety
Political advocacyOperates donor advised fundsLobbyingOperates internationallyNational levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donationsEndowed support
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
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
Q33: International Relief
NAICS code, primary
624230: Emergency and Relief Services
Parent/child status
Central organization
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