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International : Humanitarian Relief Supplies

Aid for Starving Children

Changing Their Lives Forever!

72.70

2360 Professional Drive Suite 105
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
tel: (707) 525-1310   Web Site
EIN: 52-1224507

CEO
Monte E. Wilson
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 72.70
  Financial 79.97
  Accountability & Transparency 67.00
This rating was published 10/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Aid For Starving Children has been helping to save the lives of children for over 30 years. Here in the US, we work with African-American children of Single Mothers. Our worldwide focus is on AIDS orphans, education, and community health and development. Aid For Starving Children belongs to a coalition of organizations on four continents, all of which share a common passion to save the world -- one child at a time. These entities are committed to coordinating their resources and efforts in order to achieve maximum results and efficiency.

Aid For Starving Children has been helping to save the lives of children for over 30 years. Here in the US, we work with African-American children of Single Mothers. Our worldwide focus is on AIDS orphans, education, and community health and development. Aid For Starving Children belongs to a coalition of organizations on four continents, all of which share a common passion to save the world -- one child at a time. These entities are committed to coordinating their resources and efforts in order to achieve maximum results and efficiency.

Financial

79.97

Accountability & Transparency

67.00

This rating was published 10/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
91.9%
  Administrative Expenses 1.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.05
  Program Expenses Growth -30.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Aid for Starving Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Aid for Starving Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Aid for Starving Children (CA) 72.70
MAP International (GA) 100.00
Operation Blessing International (VA) 87.62
The Outreach Program (IA) 90.68
American Foundation For Children With AIDS (PA) 87.62

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,645,710
   Federated Campaigns $94,634
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,740,344
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,740,344
   Other Revenue $88,226
TOTAL REVENUE $7,828,570
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,668,150
   Administrative Expenses $240,416
   Fundraising Expenses $869,051
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,777,617
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $50,953
   
Net Assets $640,966

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Within the last year, this charity had a CN Advisory removed. Read More

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-04 10/01/2020 72.70
2018-04 10/01/2019 72.71
2017-04 04/01/2018 72.71
2016-04 04/01/2017 75.61
2015-04 06/01/2016 75.04
 
CN 2.0
2015-04 03/01/2016 75.97
2014-04 09/01/2015 72.54
2013-04 05/01/2014 72.55
2012-04 03/01/2013 72.56
2011-04 12/01/2011 63.93

Historical CN Advisories

06/21/2019-08/01/2021: Moderate Concern Advisory

In accordance with our policy for removing CN Advisories, Charity Navigator removed the Moderate Concern CN Advisory for the Aid for Starving Children on August 1, 2021, because the CN Advisory has been in place for more than a year (since June 21, 2019).

Charity Navigator had published a Moderate Concern CN Advisory on Aid for Starving Children because we became aware of the following information in connection with this charity:

  • On May 30, 2019, it came to the attention of Charity Navigator that Aid for Starving Children is the subject of an investigation by The California Attorney General's Office according to an article titled, "This California charity promised meals for hungry kids. It handed out menopause pills." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The LA Times article.

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

EIN 52-1224507
Name in IRS Master File AID FOR STARVING CHILDREN
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (40) Scholarships (other)
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 March, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • April, 2018
  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
  • April, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$30,000 0.38% Monte E. Wilson President
Other Salaries of Note
$37,622 0.48% Wendy Swezy Administrative Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Aid for Starving Children (CA) 72.70
Operation Blessing International (VA) 87.62
Medical Bridges (TX) 96.46
American Foundation For Children With AIDS (PA) 87.62
International Relief Teams (CA) 100.00

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Charity Contact Info

Aid for Starving Children
2360 Professional Drive
Suite 105
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
tel: (707) 525-1310
EIN: 52-1224507

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 2156
Windsor, CA 95492

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CEO

Monte E. Wilson
President

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