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International : Development and Relief Services

Worldwide Orphans Foundation

Transform the lives of orphaned children

three stars

87.05

515 Valley Street Suite 201
Maplewood, NJ 07040
tel: (973) 763-9961   Web Site
EIN: 13-3968225

Board Leadership
Nicholas Brophy
Co-Chairs

CEO
Jane Aronson
Founder and Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.05 three stars
  Financial 81.69 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

81.69

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
79.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.64
  Program Expenses Growth -0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Worldwide Orphans Foundation (NJ) 87.05 three stars
Common Hope (MN) 93.61 four stars
American Jewish World Service (NY) 94.11 four stars
One Israel Fund Ltd. (NY) 93.32 four stars
Friends Without A Border (NY) 96.18 four stars

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Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO) was founded in 1997 by Dr. Jane Aronson, a renowned pediatric infectious disease and adoption medicine specialist, who has dedicated her life to working with children. Our mission is to transform the lives of orphaned children and help them to become healthy, independent, productive members of their communities and the world. WWO addresses children's physical and mental health, their education and their ability to plan for and to achieve that is productive and fulfilling in their own countries.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,403,527
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,453,569
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,857,096
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,857,096
   Other Revenue $-239,540
TOTAL REVENUE $2,617,556
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,870,407
   Administrative Expenses $219,234
   Fundraising Expenses $448,347
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,537,988
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-920,432
   
Net Assets $2,673,861

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
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
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$202,047 5.71% Jane Aronson Chief Executive Officer

Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO) was founded in 1997 by Dr. Jane Aronson, a renowned pediatric infectious disease and adoption medicine specialist, who has dedicated her life to working with children. Our mission is to transform the lives of orphaned children and help them to become healthy, independent, productive members of their communities and the world. WWO addresses children's physical and mental health, their education and their ability to plan for and to achieve that is productive and fulfilling in their own countries.

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Charity Contact Info

Worldwide Orphans Foundation
515 Valley Street
Suite 201
Maplewood, NJ 07040
tel: (973) 763-9961
fax: (973) 763-8640
EIN: 13-3968225

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Board Leadership

Nicholas Brophy
Co-Chairs

CEO

Jane Aronson
Founder and Chief Executive Officer

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