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Kids In Need Foundation

School Supplies. Changing Lives.

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
  Financial 92.50
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
99.3%
  Administrative Expenses 0.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.09
  Program Expenses Growth 36.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.7%
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
PENCIL Foundation (TN) 88.18
DonorsChoose.org (NY) 96.66
RAFT (CA) 91.44
Hillsborough Education Foundation (FL) 96.46

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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 $121,650,042
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $278,585
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $121,928,627
   Program Service Revenue $36,525
Total Primary Revenue $121,965,152
   Other Revenue $-26,404
TOTAL REVENUE $121,938,748
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $120,059,512
   Administrative Expenses $193,559
   Fundraising Expenses $407,760
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $120,660,831
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,277,917
   
Net Assets $7,133,384

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 $119,515,368 99.5%
Teacher Grants $202,381 0.2%
School Ready Supplies Program $279,581 0.2%

Ratings History
Kids In Need Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 10/01/2016 93.98
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.98
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 93.95
2014-12 12/22/2015 92.71
2013-12 12/22/2014 94.64
2012-12 03/01/2014 85.56
2012-12 02/01/2014 85.41
2011-12 06/01/2013 94.63
2010-12 05/01/2012 94.62
2010-12 04/01/2012 93.92
2010-12 03/01/2012 83.54
2009-12 11/01/2011 85.52
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.86
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 91.77
2008-12 12/15/2009 92.37
2007-12 09/01/2008 90.85

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$166,061 0.13% 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
DonorsChoose.org (NY) 96.66
Crayons to Computers (OH) 91.67
PENCIL Foundation (TN) 88.18
A Gift for Teaching (FL) 90.59

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Charity Contact Info

Kids In Need Foundation
3055 Kettering Boulevard
Suite 119
Dayton, OH 45439
tel: (937) 296-1230
fax: (937) 296-1215
EIN: 31-1437587

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Board Leadership

Ann Bannister
Chair

CEO

David Smith
Executive Director

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