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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

95.47

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 95.47 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
85.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.53
  Program Expenses Growth 8.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.9%
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) 95.47 four stars
Boy Scouts of America (PA) 89.18 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Crossroads of America Council (IN) 89.96 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Mason-Dixon Council (MD) 89.09 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (MO) 85.94 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,535,809
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $293,041
Total Contributions $5,828,850
   Program Service Revenue $68,559
Total Primary Revenue $5,897,409
   Other Revenue $11,728
TOTAL REVENUE $5,909,137
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,389,364
   Administrative Expenses $324,832
   Fundraising Expenses $573,495
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,287,691
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-378,554
   
Net Assets $3,254,237

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 $4,530,695 84.1%
Parents for Healthy Kids $561,774 10.4%
Best Practices in School Wellness and Volunteer Engagement $296,895 5.5%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$202,622 3.22% Robert Bisceglie CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Action for Healthy Kids (IL) 95.47 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Greater Tampa Bay Area Council (FL) 91.34 four stars
Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters (CT) 93.84 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast (FL) 94.07 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County (IN) 91.93 four 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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