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Invisible Children

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85.11

1600 National Ave. San Diego, CA 92113
tel: (619) 562-2799   Web Site
EIN: 54-2164338

Board Leadership
Ben Keesey
Board Chair

CEO
Lisa Dougan
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.11
  Financial 79.33
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

79.33

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 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)
78.2%
  Administrative Expenses 16.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.14
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Invisible Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Invisible Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Invisible Children (CA) 85.11
The Center for Victims of Torture (MN) 92.03
Human Rights First (NY) 91.83
PCI Media Impact (NY) 91.81
International Center for Journalists (DC) 97.16

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INVISIBLE CHILDREN EXISTS TO BRING A PERMANENT END TO LRA ATROCITIES.


ETHOS

We believe in the equal and inherent value of all human life. We believe that a worldview bound by borders is outdated and that stopping injustice anywhere is the responsibility of humanity everywhere.

MODEL

Invisible Children focuses exclusively on the LRA conflict through an integrated four-part model that addresses the problem in its entirety: immediate needs and long-term effects.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,203,623
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,203,623
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,203,623
   Other Revenue $-120,306
TOTAL REVENUE $6,083,317
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,009,957
   Administrative Expenses $1,847,089
   Fundraising Expenses $801,553
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,658,599
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,575,282
   
Net Assets $2,000,330

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
Protection $3,028,730 37.8%
Mobilization $2,296,199 28.7%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.11
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 80.20
2013-06 04/01/2014 84.23
2012-06 09/01/2013 98.68
2011-06 12/01/2012 92.68
2011-06 04/01/2012 83.53
2011-06 03/01/2012 81.52
2010-06 10/01/2011 77.15
2010-06 09/20/2011 74.42
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 90.04
2009-06 07/01/2010 91.03
2008-06 07/01/2009 93.43

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 54-2164338
Name in IRS Master File INVISIBLE CHILDREN INC
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
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 August, 2006
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011
  • June, 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
$132,988 1.24% Ben Keesey Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$137,694 1.29% Chris Carver Chief Operations Officer
$134,279 1.25% Jason Russell Chief Creative Officer

INVISIBLE CHILDREN EXISTS TO BRING A PERMANENT END TO LRA ATROCITIES.


ETHOS

We believe in the equal and inherent value of all human life. We believe that a worldview bound by borders is outdated and that stopping injustice anywhere is the responsibility of humanity everywhere.

MODEL

Invisible Children focuses exclusively on the LRA conflict through an integrated four-part model that addresses the problem in its entirety: immediate needs and long-term effects.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Invisible Children (CA) 85.11
Human Rights Initiative (TX) 93.32
HIAS (MD) 95.87
Human Rights Foundation (NY) 88.14
Polaris (DC) 94.28

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Invisible Children (CA) 85.11
Human Rights Watch (NY) 94.66
Amnesty International USA (NY) 79.06
International Justice Mission (DC) 92.15
The Carter Center (GA) 95.23

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Charity Contact Info

Invisible Children
1600 National Ave.
San Diego, CA 92113
tel: (619) 562-2799
fax: (619) 660-0576
EIN: 54-2164338

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Board Leadership

Ben Keesey
Board Chair

CEO

Lisa Dougan
Executive Director


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