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Kids In Need Foundation

School Supplies. Changing Lives.

four stars

93.98

3055 Kettering Boulevard Suite 119
Dayton, OH 45439
tel: (937) 296-1230   Web Site
EIN: 31-1437587

Board Leadership
Ann Bannister
Chair

CEO
David Smith
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 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)
99.4%
  Administrative Expenses 0.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.07
  Program Expenses Growth 39.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kids In Need Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kids In Need Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kids In Need Foundation (OH) 93.98 four stars
DonorsChoose.org (NY) 96.66 four stars
Classroom Central (NC) 86.84 three stars
A Gift for Teaching (FL) 90.59 four stars
Crayons to Computers (OH) 91.67 four stars

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Founded in 1995, Kids In Need Foundation works to ensure that every child is prepared to learn and succeed by providing free school supplies nationally to students most in need. The mission is achieved by providing free school supplies to students and teachers through the Kids In Need National Network of Resource Centers, awarding grants to teachers for innovative classroom projects through the Kids In Need Teacher Grants program, developing community school supplies giveaway programs through the School Ready Supplies program, and equipping students to go back to school after a natural disaster through the Second Responder program.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $99,835,605
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $279,703
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $100,115,308
   Program Service Revenue $43,700
Total Primary Revenue $100,159,008
   Other Revenue $-44,689
TOTAL REVENUE $100,114,319
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $99,269,863
   Administrative Expenses $211,824
   Fundraising Expenses $375,832
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $99,857,519
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $256,800
   
Net Assets $7,348,043

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
National Network of Resource Centers $98,347,431 99.1%
School Ready Supplies Program $749,552 0.8%
Teacher Grants $124,732 0.1%

Ratings History
Kids In Need Foundation has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 04/01/2017 93.98 four stars
2014-12 10/01/2016 93.98 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.98 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 93.95 four stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 92.71 four stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 94.64 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 85.56 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 85.41 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 94.63 four stars
2010-12 05/01/2012 94.62 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 93.92 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 83.54 three stars
2009-12 11/01/2011 85.52 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.86 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 91.77 four stars
2008-12 12/15/2009 92.37 four stars
2007-12 09/01/2008 90.85 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 31-1437587
Name in IRS Master File KIDS IN NEED FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T50
NTEE Classification Philanthropy, Charity, Voluntarism Promotion, General
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
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
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 September, 1995
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, 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
$168,797 0.16% David Smith Executive Director

Founded in 1995, Kids In Need Foundation works to ensure that every child is prepared to learn and succeed by providing free school supplies nationally to students most in need. The mission is achieved by providing free school supplies to students and teachers through the Kids In Need National Network of Resource Centers, awarding grants to teachers for innovative classroom projects through the Kids In Need Teacher Grants program, developing community school supplies giveaway programs through the School Ready Supplies program, and equipping students to go back to school after a natural disaster through the Second Responder program.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kids In Need Foundation (OH) 93.98 four stars
Classroom Central (NC) 86.84 three stars
PENCIL Foundation (TN) 88.18 three stars
RAFT (CA) 90.11 four stars
AdoptAClassroom.org (MN) 93.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Kids In Need Foundation
3055 Kettering Boulevard
Suite 119
Dayton, OH 45439
tel: (937) 296-1230
EIN: 31-1437587

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Board Leadership

Ann Bannister
Chair

CEO

David Smith
Executive Director

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