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Kids In Need Foundation

School Supplies. Changing Lives.

four stars

92.38

3055 Kettering Boulevard Suite 119
Dayton, OH 45439
tel: (937) 296-1230   Web Site
EIN: 82-1078462

Board Leadership
David Katz
Chair

CEO
David Smith
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.38 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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 0.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.06
  Program Expenses Growth 16.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.2%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kids In Need Foundation (OH) 92.38 four stars
AchieveMpls (MN) 91.63 four stars
PENCIL (TN) 90.91 four stars
Hillsborough Education Foundation (FL) 89.39 three stars
Crayons to Computers (OH) 92.38 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $133,205,479
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $314,497
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $133,519,976
   Program Service Revenue $21,951
Total Primary Revenue $133,541,927
   Other Revenue $19,282
TOTAL REVENUE $133,561,209
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $132,773,327
   Administrative Expenses $283,474
   Fundraising Expenses $714,562
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $133,771,363
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-210,154
   
Net Assets $7,792,496

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 $125,816,638 94.8%
School Ready Supplies Program $3,896,325 2.9%
School Supplies for Disaster Relief $2,912,197 2.2%

Ratings History
Kids In Need Foundation has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
$170,276 0.12% David Smith Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kids In Need Foundation (OH) 92.38 four stars
Classroom Central (NC) 98.23 four stars
Crayons to Classrooms (OH) 97.17 four stars
A Gift for Teaching (FL) 92.36 four stars
PENCIL (TN) 90.91 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: 82-1078462

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Board Leadership

David Katz
Chair

CEO

David Smith
Executive Director

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