American Near East Refugee Aid

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American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA) was founded in 1968 and is a 501(c)3 non-governmental organization that was a founding member of InterAction. Their website notes that they work on projects to "improve communities throughout the West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon, and Jordan." [1]

"December 4, 2006 – ANERA today announced that William D. Corcoran, has been named President and CEO of ANERA, occasioned by the retirement of Peter Gubser." pdf


"All of the work accomplished by ANERA this year was made possible by the generosity and commitment of thousands of caring individuals and organizations. ANERA wishes to thank the following organizations for their generosity as well as those who prefer to remain anonymous."


Adalah, American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem, American Jewish World Service, AmeriCares, Aramco Services Company, Ashour Trading & Industry Company, Barnabas Foundation, Catholic Medical Mission Board, Christ Memorial Presbyterian Church, Clark Charitable Trust, Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) Credit Suisse First Boston, Patrick & Anna M. Cudahy Fund, Direct Relief International, Discoverer's Fund, Inc. Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut, Exxon Mobil Corporation The Falls Church, Flora Family Foundation, Foundation for al-Quds University Medical School, Foundation for Middle East Peace, Fresno Auto Liquidation Center, Global Impact, Grace Episcopal Church, Birmingham, AL Healing Across the Divides, Hewlett-Packard Company, IBM, Intel Corporation, International Monetary Fund, (IMF) IntraHealth International, Inc. Islamic Relief, Japan International Volunteer Center (JVC) Jerusalem Fund, John Snow International, Inc. Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies Contribution Fund, Kaufman Family Foundation, Margaret H. and James E. Kelley Foundation, Albert Kunstadter Family Foundation, Latter-day Saint Charities, Life for Relief and Development, Lilienthal Foundation for Palestinian Children, Management and Staff of CCC, Metito International, Rene Moawad Foundation, Mosaic Foundation, National Arab American Medical Association, National Arab American Medical Association Foundation, Olayan Charitable Trust, Palestine Children's Relief Fund, Pencils, Pens, and Paper for Peace (4Ps) Physicians for Peace, Playgrounds for Palestine, The Priory in the U.S.A. of the Order of St. John, Rock Creek Corporation, Samer Enterprises, Corp. Saudi Aramco (Saudi Arabian Oil Company) St. Paul's Parish, TWO Commandments Foundation, U.S. Agency for International Development, (USAID) U.S. Department of State Middle East Partnership Initiative, (MEPI) U.S. OMEN (U.S. Organization for Medical and Educational Needs) United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development, (IFAD) United Nations World Food Programme, United Way, Welfare Association, Welfare Association Consortium, Westmoreland United Church of Christ, Bethesda, MD Williamsburg Presbyterian Church, Williamsburg, VA Ruby K. Worner Charitable Trust, Source

$100,000 and above (2006-07)

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Directors (2008-09)

Accessed October 2009: [1]



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  1. Directors, ANERA, accessed October 26, 2009.