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Action for Healthy Kids

Fostering sound nutrition and good physical activity in children, youth, and schools

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four stars

95.85

600 W. Van Buren Blvd. Suite 720
Chicago, IL 60607
tel: (800) 416-5136   Web Site
EIN: 47-0902020

Board Leadership
Martin (Jay) J. McHale, Jr.
Chair

CEO
Rob Bisceglie
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.85 four stars
  Financial 94.97 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2002, Action for Healthy Kids is a public-private partnership of more than 60 national organizations and government agencies representing education, health, fitness and nutrition. We address the epidemic of overweight, sedentary, and undernourished youth by focusing on changes in schools to improve nutrition and increase physical activity. We work to engage diverse organizations, leaders, and volunteers in actions that foster sound nutrition and good physical activity in children, youth, and schools. Action for Healthy Kids envisions a world where all kids develop the lifelong habits necessary to promote health and learning.

Founded in 2002, Action for Healthy Kids is a public-private partnership of more than 60 national organizations and government agencies representing education, health, fitness and nutrition. We address the epidemic of overweight, sedentary, and undernourished youth by focusing on changes in schools to improve nutrition and increase physical activity. We work to engage diverse organizations, leaders, and volunteers in actions that foster sound nutrition and good physical activity in children, youth, and schools. Action for Healthy Kids envisions a world where all kids develop the lifelong habits necessary to promote health and learning.

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Financial

four stars

94.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
84.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.64
  Program Expenses Growth 11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Action for Healthy Kids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Action for Healthy Kids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Action for Healthy Kids (IL) 95.85 four stars
Susquehanna Council Boy Scouts of America (PA) 87.47 three stars
A Place Called Home (CA) 92.85 four stars
Friends of the Children, Portland (OR) 93.61 four stars
Global Teen Challenge (GA) 86.36 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,633,871
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $671,512
Total Contributions $7,305,383
   Program Service Revenue $58,042
Total Primary Revenue $7,363,425
   Other Revenue $19,131
TOTAL REVENUE $7,382,556
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,250,556
   Administrative Expenses $303,145
   Fundraising Expenses $550,130
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,103,831
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,278,725
   
Net Assets $3,632,791

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.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Fight Obesity & Undernourishment $4,590,871 87.4%
School Wellness Program $346,915 6.6%
Best Practices in School Wellness and Volunteer Engagement $312,770 5.9%

Ratings History
Action for Healthy Kids has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 95.85 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 92.92 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.74 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 94.24 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 87.07 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 86.31 three stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 92.26 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 92.97 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.14 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 96.40 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 96.30 four stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 96.39 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 47-0902020
Name in IRS Master File ACTION FOR HEALTHY KIDS INC
NTEE Code B19
NTEE Classification Nonmonetary Support N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 July, 2003
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
$173,960 2.85% Robert Bisceglie CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Action for Healthy Kids (IL) 95.85 four stars
Trail Blazers (NY) 90.71 four stars
Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club (NY) 90.85 four stars
Wyman Center (MO) 93.91 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Atlanta Area Council (GA) 86.80 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Action for Healthy Kids
600 W. Van Buren Blvd.
Suite 720
Chicago, IL 60607
tel: (800) 416-5136
fax: (312) 212-0098
EIN: 47-0902020

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Board Leadership

Martin (Jay) J. McHale, Jr.
Chair

CEO

Rob Bisceglie
CEO

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