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International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

IRC is a refugee organization based in New York, NY that was founded in 1933. As of 2019 they had $785 million in revenue and $385 million in assets.

The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future.

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Program areas at IRC

In Africa, the IRC worked in 20 countries to respond to new and ongoing crises in the region. In East Africa, including Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda, Yemen, and Zimbabwe, the IRC provided life saving aid in response to conflict and during periods of severe drought, and strengthened health, water, and sanitation systems throughout the region. In North and West Africa, including Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote D Ivoire, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso Nigeria, and Sierra Leone, the IRC strengthened health systems and additionally implemented programs to protect vulnerable populations, particularly women and children. The IRC in the Great Lakes region, in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Tanzania, worked with local and national partners to help rebuild communities impacted by violence, and put in place rapid response mechanisms to provide life saving support to those in

Through a network of 25 cities across the country, the IRCs US Programs USP Department ensures that refugees and other vulnerable immigrants have the resources and tools they need to build new lives in America. USP serves 45,000 individuals each year through a diverse portfolio of programs aimed at five core outcomes Health, Safety, Economic Wellbeing, Education, and Power. Staff and volunteers work together to resettle newly arrived refugees, facilitating food, shelter, and other basic needs during the pivotal first months in the US. To promote self-reliance over the long term, the IRC also offers English language classes, vocational training, and job placement activities, as well as specialized services for asylees, survivors of torture, human trafficking, and other forms of trauma. The IRC provides comprehensive legal services to help refugees and other immigrants become permanent residents and US citizens, and supports a variety of programs designed to help new arrivals ...

In the Middle East, the IRC worked in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria. Through local partnerships, the IRC delivered aid inside Syria, and additionally supported Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan. The IRC also delivered programs in the Kurdish Region of Iraq and aided Iraqi refugees through the region. The IRC, along with the Sesame Workshop, implemented a large-scale childhood development intervention aimed at improving early reading, math, and social-emotional skills of children. It is the largest early childhood intervention in the history of humanitarian response.

Form 990s for IRC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-09Sep 17, 2020990View PDF
2018-09Jul 5, 2019990View PDF
2017-09Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-09Sep 14, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Jan 24, 2017990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for IRC

Total grants, contributions, etc.$764,828,594
Program services$10,806,614
Investment income and dividends$3,619,131
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$4,230
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$2,643,748
Net income from fundraising events$-480,312
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$3,939,494
Total revenues$785,361,499

Vendors for IRC

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KPMG LLPTax accounting; Financial Audit Service; Audit accounting$678,0812020-07-31
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...and 18 more vendors

Personnel at IRC

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Caroline KennedyChairman , President and Chief Executive Officer , Ethan-Aug. 9, 2020
Christoph BeckerChairman and Chief Executive Officer , Converse Associates , Inc / Board Member-Aug. 9, 2020
█████ ███████Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director , Hellman and Friedman LLC-Aug. 9, 2020
███████ ██ █████████Chairman and Chief Executive Officer , Chubb-Aug. 9, 2020
█████ ██ ███████Chairman and Chief Executive Officer , C.V Starr and Co-Aug. 9, 2020
█████ ██████Secretary / Chief Financial Officer$0Aug. 16, 2020
█████ ███████Chief Human Resources Officer$321,094Aug. 16, 2020
██████ ██████Senior Vice President , Operations Strategy$345,237Aug. 16, 2020
██████ ████████Senior Vice President International Programs$316,890Aug. 16, 2020
█████ ████Managing Director , Lebenthal Asset Management-Aug. 9, 2020
...and nine more key personnel

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