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Human Services : Children's and Family Services (Grantmaking)

CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

Absolute Return for Kids US

Transforming children's lives.

25 West 53rd Street 14th Floor
New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 417-9404
EIN: 13-4147912

Board Leadership
Arpad A. Busson
Chairman

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Absolute Return for Kids US has historically reported fundraising expenses on their federal tax return called the Form 990. However, Absolute Return for Kids US’s most recent Form 990 does not list fundraising expenses. Based on our experience, charities are only rarely able to raise substantial sums of money without incurring any associated fundraising costs. We have reached out to Absolute Return for Kids US for further clarification, but have not received an adequate explanation and have thus issued this Moderate Concern CN Advisory.


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Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
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2013-08 03/28/2016 --Donor Advisory

This donor advisory was published on Monday, March 28, 2016

  • Absolute Return for Kids, US had historically reported fundraising expenses on their Form 990.  But the FY 08/2014 Form 990 listed no fundraising expenses. Based on our experience, charities only rarely are able to raise substantial sums of money without incurring any associated fundraising costs. We reached out to Absolute Return for Kids, US for clarification, but did not receive an adequate explanation. We were therefore unable to evaluate Absolute Return for Kids, US and thus issued a Donor Advisory.
2013-08 04/01/2015 72.54 two stars
2012-08 04/01/2014 76.18 two 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 13-4147912
Name in IRS Master File ABSOLUTE RETURN FOR KIDS US INC
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
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 April, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
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  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012

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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Charity Contact Info

Absolute Return for Kids US
25 West 53rd Street
14th Floor
New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 417-9404
EIN: 13-4147912


Board Leadership

Arpad A. Busson
Chairman

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