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International : Development and Relief Services

Worldwide Orphans Foundation

Helping children, families and communities thrive in Bulgaria, Ethiopia, Haiti, the United States, and Vietnam.

three stars

84.98

3 Vose Avenue Suite 10
South Orange, NJ 07079
tel: (973) 763-9961   Web Site
EIN: 13-3968225

Board Leadership
Susan Neisloss and Alex E. Mimis
co- Chairs

CEO
Claudia Fleming
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.98 three stars
  Financial 78.77 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

WWO helps transform the lives of vulnerable children, families, and communities through trauma-informed, evidence-based programming.

We work to address the unique needs and strengths of children, families and communities in each country, adapting our early childhood education, skills development, and camp programs, to meet their identified needs.

WWO helps transform the lives of vulnerable children, families, and communities through trauma-informed, evidence-based programming.

We work to address the unique needs and strengths of children, families and communities in each country, adapting our early childhood education, skills development, and camp programs, to meet their identified needs.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of groups/individuals benefiting from tools/resources/education materials provided
8,719
Number of clients reporting increased knowledge after educational programs
2,800
This impact information is current as of August 2020, 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

two stars

78.77

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth -18.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Worldwide Orphans Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Worldwide Orphans Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Case management notes
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Worldwide Orphans Foundation (NJ) 84.98 three stars
American Leprosy Missions (SC) 89.65 three stars
A Child's Hope International (OH) 95.40 four stars
CURE International (MI) 92.22 four stars
International Samaritan (MI) 94.98 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $831,986
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $993,175
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,825,161
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,825,161
   Other Revenue $-209,265
TOTAL REVENUE $1,615,896
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,554,226
   Administrative Expenses $128,169
   Fundraising Expenses $238,701
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,921,096
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-305,200
   
Net Assets $642,522

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 84.98 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 83.24 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 86.59 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 87.05 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 86.13 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.35 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 88.25 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 92.65 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 92.64 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 95.46 four stars
2010-12 06/01/2012 92.97 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 13-3968225
Name in IRS Master File WORLDWIDE ORPHANS FOUNDATION
NTEE Code B99
NTEE Classification Education N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
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
(326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, etc)
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 February, 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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$207,540 10.80% Jane Aronson Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Worldwide Orphans Foundation (NJ) 84.98 three stars
Preemptive Love Coalition (TX) 97.10 four stars
Save a Child's Heart Foundation (MD) 94.32 four stars
HOPE worldwide (CA) 92.04 four stars
The PRASAD Project (NY) 92.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Worldwide Orphans Foundation
3 Vose Avenue
Suite 10
South Orange, NJ 07079
tel: (973) 763-9961
fax: (973) 763-8640
EIN: 13-3968225

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Board Leadership

Susan Neisloss and Alex E. Mimis
co- Chairs

CEO

Claudia Fleming
Executive Director

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