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Vitamin Angels

Combating malnutrition with lifesaving vitamins for children and mothers in need.

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four stars

98.23

111 West Micheltorena Street Suite #300
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
tel: (805) 564-8400   Web Site
EIN: 77-0485881

Board Leadership
Michelle Goolsby
Board Chair

CEO
Howard Schiffer
President and Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Vitamin Angels mission is to help at-risk populations in need - specifically pregnant women, new mothers, and children under five - gain access to lifesaving and life changing vitamins and minerals.

Vitamin Angels mission is to help at-risk populations in need - specifically pregnant women, new mothers, and children under five - gain access to lifesaving and life changing vitamins and minerals.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of clients served
61,760,500
Number of organizational partners
1,283
Number of people trained
944
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This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
93.2%
  Administrative Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.68
  Program Expenses Growth 17.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Vitamin Angels on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Vitamin Angels on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Vitamin Angels (CA) 98.23 four stars
Brother's Brother Foundation (PA) 92.92 four stars
Christian Blind Mission International (SC) 90.00 four stars
Medical Teams International (OR) 89.39 three stars
Project C.U.R.E. (CO) 94.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $89,526,321
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $235,955
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $89,762,276
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $89,762,276
   Other Revenue $136,036
TOTAL REVENUE $89,898,312
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $79,241,369
   Administrative Expenses $1,959,648
   Fundraising Expenses $3,898,998
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $85,100,015
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,798,297
   
Net Assets $51,420,978

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Vitamin Angels has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 98.23 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 98.23 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 98.23 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2016 99.39 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 97.10 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 96.32 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 99.58 four stars
2010-12 06/01/2012 99.68 four stars
2010-12 05/01/2012 86.56 three stars
2009-12 11/01/2011 97.16 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.21 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 99.71 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 99.56 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 92.40 four stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 94.81 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 77-0485881
Name in IRS Master File VITAMIN ANGEL ALLIANCE INC
NTEE Code K40
NTEE Classification Nutrition Programs
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(179) Other health services
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date September, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$245,051 0.28% Howard B. Schiffer President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Vitamin Angels (CA) 98.23 four stars
World Medical Relief (MI) 92.73 four stars
Project C.U.R.E. (CO) 94.74 four stars
The Outreach Program (IA) 90.28 four stars
Medical Bridges (TX) 93.26 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Vitamin Angels
111 West Micheltorena Street
Suite #300
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
tel: (805) 564-8400
fax: (805) 564-8499
EIN: 77-0485881

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 4490
Santa Barbara, CA 93140

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Board Leadership

Michelle Goolsby
Board Chair

CEO

Howard Schiffer
President and Founder

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