International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

Invisible Children

Those most impacted by violence and exploitation are the ones with the solutions to end them.

three stars

88.61

641 S. Street, NW Washington, DC 20001
tel: (619) 562-2799   Web Site
EIN: 54-2164338

Board Leadership
Michael Poffenberger
Board Chair

CEO
Lisa Dougan
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.61 three stars
  Financial 84.40 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Invisible Children exists to end violence and exploitation facing our world's most vulnerable communities.

We work alongside central Africa's most remote and marginalized communities to help them end violent conflict and recover from its impact.

Invisible Children exists to end violence and exploitation facing our world's most vulnerable communities.

We work alongside central Africa's most remote and marginalized communities to help them end violent conflict and recover from its impact.

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Financial

three stars

84.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 14.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.18
  Program Expenses Growth 17.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 52.3%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $703,634
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,067,353
Total Contributions $4,770,987
   Program Service Revenue $29,500
Total Primary Revenue $4,800,487
   Other Revenue $23
TOTAL REVENUE $4,800,510
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,879,025
   Administrative Expenses $711,745
   Fundraising Expenses $32,473
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,623,243
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $177,267
   
Net Assets $505,668

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$85,000 1.83% Lisa Dougan Chief Executive Officer

Mission

Invisible Children exists to end violence and exploitation facing our world's most vulnerable communities.

We work alongside central Africa's most remote and marginalized communities to help them end violent conflict and recover from its impact.

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Invisible Children (DC) 88.61 three stars
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Equality Now (NY) 90.72 four stars
International Center for Journalists (DC) 95.36 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Invisible Children
641 S. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (619) 562-2799
fax: (619) 660-0576
EIN: 54-2164338

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 73295
Washington, DC 20056

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Board Leadership

Michael Poffenberger
Board Chair

CEO

Lisa Dougan
President and CEO