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Action for Healthy Kids

Every child healthy, active and ready to learn.

three stars

84.93

600 West Van Buren Street 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
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.93 three stars
  Financial 79.08 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2002, Action for Healthy Kids is dedicated to improving children's health and well-being by bringing together educators, families and other key stakeholders to help children lead healthy lives. Through our flagship programs, Game On and Parents for Healthy Kids, programmatic support, and funding opportunities, we impact more than 20 million children in 55,000 schools nationwide and in underserved communities where we can have the greatest impact. Action for Healthy Kids is the organizational home of Active Schools, formerly known as Let's Move! Active Schools, a collective impact movement of public and private sector partner organizations working to prioritize physical education and physical activity in schools.

Founded in 2002, Action for Healthy Kids is dedicated to improving children's health and well-being by bringing together educators, families and other key stakeholders to help children lead healthy lives. Through our flagship programs, Game On and Parents for Healthy Kids, programmatic support, and funding opportunities, we impact more than 20 million children in 55,000 schools nationwide and in underserved communities where we can have the greatest impact. Action for Healthy Kids is the organizational home of Active Schools, formerly known as Let's Move! Active Schools, a collective impact movement of public and private sector partner organizations working to prioritize physical education and physical activity in schools.

Financial

two stars

79.08

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.55
  Program Expenses Growth -2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.1%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Action for Healthy Kids (IL) 84.93 three stars
Our Piece of the Pie (CT) 90.71 four stars
Girls Inc. of New York City (NY) 93.32 four stars
Boys Hope Girls Hope, Affiliates (MO) 86.29 three stars
Wakeman Boys & Girls Club (CT) 88.57 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,230,705
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $306,370
Total Contributions $4,537,075
   Program Service Revenue $67,645
Total Primary Revenue $4,604,720
   Other Revenue $57,335
TOTAL REVENUE $4,662,055
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,855,277
   Administrative Expenses $518,634
   Fundraising Expenses $763,822
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,137,733
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,475,678
   
Net Assets $3,375,472

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
School Programs: Physical Activity, Nutrition Education, Healthy Food $2,694,798 55.5%
Parents for Healthy Kids $1,394,902 28.7%
Active Schools $765,577 15.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 84.93 three stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 87.43 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 95.47 four stars
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$217,805 3.54% Robert Bisceglie CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Action for Healthy Kids (IL) 84.93 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 87.14 three stars
Boys & Girls Club of Dane County (WI) 87.57 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Marcos (CA) 93.26 four stars
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor (CA) 90.68 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Action for Healthy Kids
600 West Van Buren Street
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
Chief Executive Officer

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