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Kids In Need Foundation

School Supplies. Changing Lives.

three stars

88.26

2719 Patton Road Roseville, MN 55113
tel: (612) 465-0135   Web Site
EIN: 82-1078462

Board Leadership
Susan Fulginiti
Chair

CEO
Corey Gordon
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.26 three stars
  Financial 83.90 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Kids In Need Foundation®'s mission is to ensure that every child is prepared to learn and succeed in the classroom by providing free school supplies nationally to students most in need. Our mission supports students and teachers through our National Network of Resource Centers, supplying classroom supply boxes via our Supply A Teacher 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.

The Kids In Need Foundation®'s mission is to ensure that every child is prepared to learn and succeed in the classroom by providing free school supplies nationally to students most in need. Our mission supports students and teachers through our National Network of Resource Centers, supplying classroom supply boxes via our Supply A Teacher 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.

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Financial

three stars

83.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
99.1%
  Administrative Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.04
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.8%
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 (MN) 88.26 three stars
RAFT (CA) 85.03 three stars
Classroom Central (NC) 98.23 four stars
A Gift for Teaching (FL) 89.74 three stars
DonorsChoose (NY) 95.47 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $106,625,612
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $319,353
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $106,944,965
   Program Service Revenue $23,913
Total Primary Revenue $106,968,878
   Other Revenue $10,909
TOTAL REVENUE $106,979,787
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $108,166,663
   Administrative Expenses $948,689
   Fundraising Expenses $251,278
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $109,366,630
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,386,843
   
Net Assets $5,261,451

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 $105,166,479 97.2%
School Ready Supplies Program $2,849,960 2.6%
Teacher Supply Box Program $83,964 < 0.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 04/01/2020 88.26 three stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 92.38 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 92.38 four stars
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 82-1078462
Name in IRS Master File KIDS IN NEED FOUNDATION
NTEE Code B12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
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 September, 2017
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$182,776 0.16% David Smith Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kids In Need Foundation (MN) 88.26 three stars
Classroom Central (NC) 98.23 four stars
Hillsborough Education Foundation (FL) 90.93 four stars
Crayons to Classrooms (OH) 97.63 four stars
RAFT (CA) 85.03 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Kids In Need Foundation
2719 Patton Road
Roseville, MN 55113
tel: (612) 465-0135
fax: (937) 296-1215
EIN: 82-1078462

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Board Leadership

Susan Fulginiti
Chair

CEO

Corey Gordon
CEO

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