International : Development and Relief Services

Keep a Child Alive

To realize the end of AIDS for children & their families, by combating the physical, social and economic impacts of HIV

three stars

85.72

17 State Street Suite 2100
New York, NY 10004
tel: (646) 762-8200   Web Site
EIN: 73-1682844

Board Leadership
Antonio Ruiz-Gimenez Jr
Executive Chairman & CEO

CEO
Antonio Ruiz-Gimenez Jr
Executive Chairman & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.72 three stars
  Financial 79.81 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Keep a Child Alive (KCA) was founded in 2003 by Grammy Award-winner Alicia Keys and AIDS activist Leigh Blake as an emergency push to get life-saving HIV medications to African children and families, who otherwise would not have had access to treatment.

KCA's work has since grown to include the critical components necessary for successful, life-long HIV treatment: comprehensive, holistic care that supports the complete health of children and their families, ensuring their physical, mental and social well-being.

KCA provides financial and programmatic support to 7 innovative, grass-roots programs in Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda and India, serving over 100,000 people annually. With the help of its supporters, KCA continues to use its voice to raise awareness, mobilize people to take action, and rally resources in the global response to HIV.

Keep a Child Alive (KCA) was founded in 2003 by Grammy Award-winner Alicia Keys and AIDS activist Leigh Blake as an emergency push to get life-saving HIV medications to African children and families, who otherwise would not have had access to treatment.

KCA's work has since grown to include the critical components necessary for successful, life-long HIV treatment: comprehensive, holistic care that supports the complete health of children and their families, ensuring their physical, mental and social well-being.

KCA provides financial and programmatic support to 7 innovative, grass-roots programs in Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda and India, serving over 100,000 people annually. With the help of its supporters, KCA continues to use its voice to raise awareness, mobilize people to take action, and rally resources in the global response to HIV.

Financial

two stars

79.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
85.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.21
  Program Expenses Growth 2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 45.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Keep a Child Alive on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Keep a Child Alive on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,259,247
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,910,152
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,169,399
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,169,399
   Other Revenue $-640,535
TOTAL REVENUE $2,528,864
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,733,245
   Administrative Expenses $243,045
   Fundraising Expenses $350,441
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,326,731
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,797,867
   
Net Assets $951,447

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$195,000 4.50% Peter Twyman CEO

Mission

Keep a Child Alive (KCA) was founded in 2003 by Grammy Award-winner Alicia Keys and AIDS activist Leigh Blake as an emergency push to get life-saving HIV medications to African children and families, who otherwise would not have had access to treatment.

KCA's work has since grown to include the critical components necessary for successful, life-long HIV treatment: comprehensive, holistic care that supports the complete health of children and their families, ensuring their physical, mental and social well-being.

KCA provides financial and programmatic support to 7 innovative, grass-roots programs in Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda and India, serving over 100,000 people annually. With the help of its supporters, KCA continues to use its voice to raise awareness, mobilize people to take action, and rally resources in the global response to HIV.

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Charity Contact Info

Keep a Child Alive
17 State Street
Suite 2100
New York, NY 10004
tel: (646) 762-8200
EIN: 73-1682844

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Board Leadership

Antonio Ruiz-Gimenez Jr
Executive Chairman & CEO

CEO

Antonio Ruiz-Gimenez Jr
Executive Chairman & CEO