Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps Overview

Mercy Corps is located in Portland, OR. The organization was established in 1981. According to its NTEE Classification (Q33) the organization is classified as: International Relief, under the broad grouping of International, Foreign Affairs & National Security and related organizations. As of 06/2020, Mercy Corps employed 692 individuals. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 06/2020, Mercy Corps generated $324.5m in total revenue. The organization has seen a slow decline revenue. Over the past 5 years, revenues have fallen by an average of (1.5%) each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $320.4m during the year ending 06/2020. As we would expect to see with falling revenues, expenses have declined by (0.9%) per year over the past 5 years. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2020

Describe the Organization's Mission:

Part 3 - Line 1

MERCY CORPS IS A GLOBAL TEAM OF HUMANITARIANS, WORKING TOGETHER ON THE FRONT LINES OF TODAY'S BIGGEST CRISES TO CREATE A FUTURE OF POSSIBILITY, WHERE EVERYONE CAN PROSPER. OUR MISSION IS TO ALLEVIATE SUFFERING, POVERTY AND OPPRESSION BY HELPING PEOPLE BUILD SECURE, PRODUCTIVE AND JUST COMMUNITIES.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE -- RELIEF: IN THE WAKE OF A MAJOR DISASTER, MERCY CORPS' FIRST PRIORITY IS TO MEET URGENT NEEDS, SUCH AS FOOD, WATER, AND BASIC HYGIENE ITEMS. THIS YEAR MERCY CORPS WORKED ALONGSIDE LOCAL COMMUNITIES TO MEET THE URGENT NEEDS OF MILLIONS OF PEOPLE FACING EMERGENCIES AROUND THE WORLD, FROM REFUGEES FLEEING SYRIA AND VENEZUELA TO COMMUNITIES DEVASTATED BY NATURAL DISASTERS SUCH AS CYCLONE IDAI IN ZIMBABWE AND HURRICANE DORIAN IN THE BAHAMAS.


LIVELIHOOD: MERCY CORPS HELPS BUILD STRONG LOCAL ECONOMIES BY INVESTING IN THE JOBS AND MARKETS THAT SERVE AS THE BEST ENGINES OF LONG-TERM RECOVERY. ACROSS THE GLOBE, ESPECIALLY IN COUNTRIES AFFECTED BY CRISES OR CONFLICT AND THE DEVASTATING ECONOMIC IMPACT OF COVID-19, MERCY CORPS WORKS WITH INDIVIDUALS AND COMMUNITIES TO ACHIEVE FINANCIAL INCLUSION AND INDEPENDENCE. PARTICULARLY IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA, WE CONNECT YOUNG PEOPLE TO THE RESOURCES THEY NEED TO BUILD DEMAND-DRIVEN SKILLS AND TO LAND AND KEEP JOBS. WE BLEND NON-FORMAL EDUCATION, VOCATIONAL AND SOFT SKILLS TRAINING, APPRENTICESHIPS, MENTORING AND ACCESS TO FINANCIAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL SERVICES, AS WELL AS ADDRESS THE SOCIAL AND CULTURAL NORMS WHICH OFTEN PREVENT YOUNG PEOPLE FROM ACCESSING WORK OPPORTUNITIES.


HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE -- RECOVERY: AFTER A CRISIS, MERCY CORPS WORKS TO MEET PEOPLE'S IMMEDIATE NEEDS WHILE SPARKING RECOVERY THROUGH TOOLS THAT HELP THEM BUILD A STRONGER FUTURE. THIS YEAR MERCY CORPS TEAMS REACHED MORE THAN 15 MILLION PEOPLE WITH COVID-19 RELIEF AND PREVENTION. OUR TEAMS WORKED TIRELESSLY TO PREVENT THE VIRUS' SPREAD, AND HELP COMMUNITIES TO PERSEVERE THROUGH THE ECONOMIC IMPACT, WHICH WILL BE SEVERE AND LONG-LASTING. IN ADDITION, WE SOUGHT TO LEVERAGE TECHNOLOGY, BREAKTHROUGH SOLUTIONS AND NEW MODELS FOR WORKING FOR MAXIMUM SOCIAL IMPACT AROUND THE WORLD. WE SEE INNOVATION AS CRITICAL TO ACHIEVING THE GLOBAL CHANGE WE NEED TO CREATE MORE SECURE, JUST AND PRODUCTIVE COMMUNITIES.


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Mercy Corps Board, Officers & Key Employees

Name (title)Compensation
Name Not Listed
Board Member
$0

Mercy Corps Vendors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Thompson Habib & Denison Inc
Consulting
$636,270
Slalom Llc
Project Management
$354,070
Scholzvongleich Llp
Consulting
$332,674
Anne Lewis Strategies
Consulting
$321,741
Edgelink Llc
Technology Staffing
$289,803
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$0
Fundraising events$0
Related organizations$0
Government grants $198,246,564
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$123,493,249
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $3,814,204
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$321,739,813
Total Program Service Revenue$1,849,185
Investment income $544,342
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $108
Net Rental Income $4,278
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $188,662
Net Income from Fundraising Events $0
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $1,776
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $324,484,584

Mercy Corps Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 38 grants that Mercy Corps has recieved totaling $1,765,305.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
Center For Disaster Philanthropy Inc

Washington, DC

PURPOSE: TO COMBINE BUSINESS RECOVERY GRANTS WITH REMOTE BUSINESS TRAINING AND MENTORSHIP ACTIVITIES TO HELP SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS IN THE BAHAMAS RECOVER FROM THE IMPACTS OF HURRICANE DORIAN AND BUILD THEIR RESILIENCE TO FUTURE DISASTERS AS WELL AS THE CURRENT CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC.

$1,033,189
The Carter Chapman Shreve Family Foundation

Wilmington, DE

PURPOSE: GENERAL & UNRESTRICTED

$250,000
Swinmurn Family Foundation Dtd 5-22-09

Wilmington, DE

PURPOSE: TO FUND KAW IXQA'AL - PHASE 2

$250,000
The Spurlino Foundation

Odessa, FL

PURPOSE: GENERAL OPERATING SUPPORT NORTHER UGANDA WATER

$80,000
Network For Good Inc

Washington, DC

PURPOSE: Unrestricted

$59,469
Swinmurn Family Foundation Dtd 5-22-09

Wilmington, DE

PURPOSE: SUPPORT OF COVID-19 EFFORTS

$50,000
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