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Save the Children
500 Kings Highway East
Suite 400
Fairfield, CT 06825
tel: (800) 728-3843
EIN: 06-0726487

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Board Leadership

Anne Mulcahy


Carolyn Miles
President and CEO

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International : Development and Relief Services

Save the Children

Creating lasting change for children in need in the United States and around the world

(out of 100)
Overall 90.29 4 stars
  Financial 86.60 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 4 stars
This rating was published 12/01/2015 using data for FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics (Data from FY2014 990)
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Primary Revenue Growth 5.2%
  Program Expenses Growth 6.5%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Save the Children on the FY2014 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $445,203,861
   Federated Campaigns $466,108
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,384,665
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $196,978,964
Total Contributions $645,033,598
   Program Service Revenue $10,727,445
Total Primary Revenue $655,761,043
   Other Revenue $11,843,435
TOTAL REVENUE $667,604,478
   Program Expenses $601,928,194
   Administrative Expenses $32,042,607
   Fundraising Expenses $37,569,716
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,936,039
Net Assets $190,624,531


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$439,753 0.06% Carolyn Miles President, CEO


Save the Children invests in childhood - every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we are dedicated to ensuring every child has the best chance for success. Our pioneering programs give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. Our advocacy efforts provide a voice for children who cannot speak for themselves. As the leading expert on children, we inspire and achieve lasting impact for millions of the world's most vulnerable girls and boys. By transforming children's lives now, we change the course of their future and ours.

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