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International : Humanitarian Relief Supplies

Vitamin Angels

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

four stars

98.23

6500 Hollister Avenue Suite 130
Goleta, CA 93117
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 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
94.1%
  Administrative Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.69
  Program Expenses Growth 13.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
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
CharityVision (UT) 94.07 four stars
International Children's Fund, Inc. (WI) 93.98 four stars
Catholic Medical Mission Board (NY) 95.87 four stars
Matthew 25: Ministries (OH) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $104,915,372
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $222,190
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $105,137,562
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $105,137,562
   Other Revenue $172,137
TOTAL REVENUE $105,309,699
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $104,837,770
   Administrative Expenses $1,177,676
   Fundraising Expenses $4,831,615
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $110,847,061
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-5,537,362
   
Net Assets $70,736,937

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 10 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 98.23 four stars
2018-12 04/01/2020 98.23 four stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$296,801 0.26% Howard B. Schiffer President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Vitamin Angels (CA) 98.23 four stars
Matthew 25: Ministries (OH) 100.00 four stars
Salvadoran American Humanitarian Foundation (FL) 94.69 four stars
Globus Relief (UT) 92.02 four stars
American Foundation For Children With AIDS (PA) 87.62 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Vitamin Angels
6500 Hollister Avenue
Suite 130
Goleta, CA 93117
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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