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World Relief Corp. of National Association of Evangelicals 

Also Known As: World Relief

7 E Baltimore St 
Baltimore, MD 21202

Mission and Programs


World Relief's mission is to empower the local church to serve the most vulnerable.


Program:Welcoming refugees & immigrants to the United States
Budget: NaN
Population Served: Immigrants, newcomers, refugees

Program Description:

World Relief operates through 25 offices across the United States. Working in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, World Relief and our local church partners welcome and resettle thousands of refugees referred by the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to the United States each year. Local offices help refugees secure housing, employment and education. In addition, we provide immigration legal service to refugees and others who have immigrated to the United States, offering legal clinics and counseling, working, guiding refugees and immigrants along the path towards U.S. citizenship.

Program:Partnering with churches to empower communities in Africa & Asia
Budget: NaN
Population Served: Families

Program Description:

In over a dozen countries, throughout Africa and Asia, as well as in Haiti, World Relief partners with local churches to catalyze change, resulting in thriving families, flourishing communities, and strengthened churches. World Relief brings churches together in partnership with one another, equipping and training leaders in both spiritual development and holistic program areas. Program areas address a wide range of needs, including child development, health, nutrition, agriculture, savings, peacebuilding, and more. As a result, individual lives, communities, and even entire regions are transformed—moving from despair to hope, dependence to self reliance, and isolation to thriving community.
Program:Helping displaced & persecuted people in the Middle East
Budget: NaN
Population Served: Families

Program Description:

Through partnerships with local partners and churches, World Relief is providing temporary shelters, hygiene items, and psychosocial counseling to displaced refugee families, as well as sponsoring child-friendly spaces for mothers and children. In addition, World Relief has been empowering local churches to resettle refugees in the United States for more than 35 years.
Program:Responding to disasters
Budget: NaN
Population Served: Unemployed, underemployed, and dislocated people

Program Description:

When disaster strikes—specifically in already vulnerable regions—World Relief responds by providing immediate aid and working with the local communities to develop and provide programs that will allow these regions to address the crisis head-on so that they begin to thrive once again.
Program:Unlocking hope for refugees
Budget: NaN
Population Served: Immigrants, newcomers, refugees

Program Description:

Unlock Hope provides a simple, straightforward way for you to support World Relief’s work with refugees in the Middle East and United States.


  • P50 (Personal Social Services)
  • X20 (Christian)
  • Q33 (International Relief)

Chief Executive Profile

Tim Breene served on the World Relief Board from 2010 to 2015 before assuming the role of CEO in 2016. Tim’s business career has spanned nearly 40 years with organizations like McKinsey and Accenture where he was the Corporate Development Officer and Founder and Chief Executive of Accenture Interactive. Tim is the co-author of Jumping the S-Curve, published by Harvard Publishing. Tim and his wife, Michele, a longtime supporter of World Relief, have a wealth of experience working with Christian leaders in the United States and around the world.

Balance Sheet Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2016

Total Note: The balance sheet gives a snapshot of the financial health of an organization at a particular point in time. An organization's total assets should generally exceed its total liabilities, or it cannot survive long, but the types of assets and liabilities also must be considered. For instance, an organization's current assets (cash, receivables, securities, etc.) should be sufficient to cover its current liabilities (payables, deferred revenue, current year loan, and note payments). Otherwise, the organization may face solvency problems. On the other hand, an organization whose cash and equivalents greatly exceed its current liabilities might not be putting its money to best use.
Assets October 1, 2015September 30, 2016Change
Cash & Equivalent$4,575,420$6,259,384$1,683,964
Accounts Receivable$118,301$51,827($66,474)
Pledges & Grants Receivable$5,459,717$6,402,328$942,611
Receivable/Other Due to changes in the 2008 Form 990, this data is no longer reported.$0$0$0
Inventories for Sale or Use$0$0$0
Investment/Securities Due to Changes in the 2008 Form, this value now includes Publicly Traded Securities as well as Other Securities. $106,322$150,201$43,879
Investment/Other Due to various changes in the way this data is reported in the 2008 Form 990, it may not be possible to accurately compare this data from the 2008 form 990 against the same field on prior forms $8,710,428$8,254,274($456,154)
Fixed Assets The 2008 form does not distinguish between LBE as investments and LBE as fixed assets. This value is equivalent to the sum of both line items on earlier forms (Part IV line 55 plus line 57). $4,046,067$4,383,728$337,661
Other Program Related Investments is now a separate field on the new form, Part X-13(A) and (B). $1,291,854$1,349,624$57,770
Total Assets:$24,308,109$26,851,366$2,543,257

LiabilitiesOctober 1, 2015September 30, 2016Change
Accounts Payable$3,969,207$5,005,844$1,036,637
Grants Payable$0$0$0
Deferred Revenue$231,496$646,818$415,322
Loans and Notes The value on this line may now include payables to former employees, disqualified persons and unrelated third parties. $4,076,443$4,397,689$321,246
Tax-Exempt Bond Liabilities$0$0$0
Other Due to various changes in the way this data is reported in the 2008 Form 990, it may not be possible to accurately compare this data from the 2008 Form 990 against the same field on prior forms $0$0$0
Total Liabilities:$8,277,146$10,050,351$1,773,205

Fund Balance:$16,030,963$16,801,015$770,052

Basic Information

  • This organization is a 501(c)(3) Public Charity.
  • Financial information in this report is derived from the organization's September 30, 2016 Form 990.


Mr.  Tim  Breene 


Ms Dana North, Marketing Coordinator


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Year Founded:1944
Ruling Year:1964
Fiscal Year End Date: September 30, 2016
Assets: $26,851,366
(from Sep 30, 2016 Form 990)
Income: $71,022,032
(from Sep 30, 2016 Form 990)
No. of Employees:741

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