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Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

Working to eliminate malnutrition within our lifetimes.

two stars

79.11

729 15th Street Northwest 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 559-8520   Web Site
EIN: 98-0404435

Board Leadership
Catherine Bertini
Chair

CEO
Lawrence Haddad
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.11 two stars
  Financial 71.30 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is an international organization that was launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. GAIN is driven by the vision of a world without malnutrition. We act as a catalyst — building alliances between governments, business and civil society — to find and deliver solutions to the complex problem of malnutrition. We focus our efforts on children, girls and women because we know that helping them have sustainable, nutritious diets is crucial to ending the cycle of malnutrition and poverty. By building alliances that deliver impact at scale, we believe that we can eliminate malnutrition within our lifetimes.

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is an international organization that was launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. GAIN is driven by the vision of a world without malnutrition. We act as a catalyst — building alliances between governments, business and civil society — to find and deliver solutions to the complex problem of malnutrition. We focus our efforts on children, girls and women because we know that helping them have sustainable, nutritious diets is crucial to ending the cycle of malnutrition and poverty. By building alliances that deliver impact at scale, we believe that we can eliminate malnutrition within our lifetimes.

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Financial

two stars

71.30

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
80.8%
  Administrative Expenses 17.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.16
  Program Expenses Growth -11.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 79.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (DC) 79.11 two stars
NetHope (VA) 87.69 three stars
UNICEF USA (NY) 90.86 four stars
United Nations Foundation (DC) 90.71 four stars
World Food Program USA (DC) 85.41 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,568,042
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $19,392,398
Total Contributions $34,960,440
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $34,960,440
   Other Revenue $151,852
TOTAL REVENUE $35,112,292
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $28,428,258
   Administrative Expenses $6,264,755
   Fundraising Expenses $402,742
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $35,095,755
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $16,537
   
Net Assets $7,415,188

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
Large Scale Food Fortification $9,192,786 32.3%
Improving Diets of Young Children $5,221,636 18.4%
Enabling Environment $4,886,462 17.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 79.11 two stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 81.96 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 82.15 three stars
2015-06 02/01/2017 83.13 three 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 98-0404435
Name in IRS Master File GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR IMPROVED NUTRITION
NTEE Code K40
NTEE Classification Nutrition Programs
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
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 not 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 January, 2005
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$377,000 1.07% Lawrence Haddad Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (DC) 79.11 two stars
International Peace Institute (NY) 95.34 four stars
NetHope (VA) 87.69 three stars
World Food Program USA (DC) 85.41 three stars
Friends of UNFPA (NY) 90.57 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
729 15th Street Northwest
8th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 559-8520
EIN: 98-0404435

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Board Leadership

Catherine Bertini
Chair

CEO

Lawrence Haddad
Executive Director

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