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International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking)

KinderUSA

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four stars

90.04

P.O. Box 224846 Dallas, TX 75222
tel: (888) 451-8908   Web Site
EIN: 75-2999028

Board Leadership
Laila Al-Marayati
Chairwoman

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.04 four stars
  Financial 87.79 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

KinderUSA was founded in 2002 by a group of American physicians and humanitarian relief workers. KinderUSA is an acronym for Kids in Need of Development, Education, and Relief that strives to develop creative solutions to long-standing problems believing that all children are entitled to their inherent rights of survival, health, shelter and education. KinderUSA puts into action programs to ensure these rights are not forgotten. KinderUSA is committed to helping children in need wherever the call may come from across the globe, as guided by our donors. Currently, our work is focused on the children in the West Bank, Gaza and the Palestinian refugees living in refugee camps in Lebanon.

KinderUSA was founded in 2002 by a group of American physicians and humanitarian relief workers. KinderUSA is an acronym for Kids in Need of Development, Education, and Relief that strives to develop creative solutions to long-standing problems believing that all children are entitled to their inherent rights of survival, health, shelter and education. KinderUSA puts into action programs to ensure these rights are not forgotten. KinderUSA is committed to helping children in need wherever the call may come from across the globe, as guided by our donors. Currently, our work is focused on the children in the West Bank, Gaza and the Palestinian refugees living in refugee camps in Lebanon.

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Financial

three stars

87.79

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
84.0%
  Administrative Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.45
  Program Expenses Growth 7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by KinderUSA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by KinderUSA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
KinderUSA (TX) 90.04 four stars
Project Concern International (CA) 88.15 three stars
Russian Children's Welfare Society (NY) 89.37 three stars
Mercy Ships (TX) 91.45 four stars
Save a Child's Heart Foundation (MD) 94.32 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,040,899
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,040,899
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,040,899
   Other Revenue $-14,666
TOTAL REVENUE $1,026,233
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $785,510
   Administrative Expenses $41,874
   Fundraising Expenses $87,358
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $914,742
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $111,491
   
Net Assets $459,394

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
Development $432,649 55.1%
Education Projects $129,733 16.5%
Health $118,418 15.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 11/01/2019 90.04 four stars
2018-12 09/03/2019 86.86 three stars
2017-12 10/01/2018 90.08 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 91.02 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 89.20 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2017 90.79 four 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 75-2999028
Name in IRS Master File KIDS IN NEED OF DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION AND RELIEF KINDER-USA
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 January, 2003
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$101,412 11.08% Dalell Mohmed Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
KinderUSA (TX) 90.04 four stars
OneWorld Health (SC) 85.96 three stars
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Women at Risk International (MI) 85.20 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

KinderUSA
P.O. Box 224846
Dallas, TX 75222
tel: (888) 451-8908
EIN: 75-2999028

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Board Leadership

Laila Al-Marayati
Chairwoman

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