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Habitat for Humanity International

Summary:  Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) began in 1976 to partner with Habitat programs worldwide in making decent, affordable housing available to more families and to associate with other organizations that have a kindred purpose.  HFHI is comprised of the organization’s headquarters based in Georgia, U.S.A.; its area and regional offices worldwide; and the national organizations that are registered as branches of Habitat.  Habitat is doing its work in about 80 countries.  HFHI aims to eliminate poverty housing from the world, and make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action.

MinistryWatch Financial Efficiency Rating:  1 Star (out of a possible 5 Stars)

MinistryWatch Transparency Grade:  C

ECFA Member?  No

Revenue in Most Recent Year Available (2019):  $300,519,000

Five-Year Revenue Trend:  Increasing  (About 15 percent)

Percent of Revenue Habitat for Humanity International Spends on Fundraising:  17 percent 

Percent Peer Group Spends on Fundraising:  8 percent

President:  Jonathan Reckford

President’s Salary and Other Compensation: $394,564

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Rod Pitzer

Rodney Pitzer, Certified Fraud Examiner since 2005, has worked for audit and investigative organizations, including Oregon Department of Justice's Charitable Activities, and being Director of the Oregon Board of Tax Professionals in 1999. In 2011 founded AVOWED.org, ministering to widows, elderly and the disabled, and now scheduled to plant a church in Corpus Christi, Texas.