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International : Development and Relief Services

Action Against Hunger USA

For a world free from hunger.

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four stars

93.98

One Whitehall Street Floor 2
New York, NY 10004
tel: (212) 967-7800   Web Site
EIN: 13-3327220

Board Leadership
Raymond Debbane & Thilo Semmelbaur
Co-Chairmen

CEO
Andrea Tamburini
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Action Against Hunger is the world's hunger specialist whose primary goal is to create a better way to deal with deadly hunger. For almost 40 years, this global humanitarian organization has been on the front lines treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries; serving more than 20 million people in 2017 alone. Action Against Hunger is the leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. The organization is committed to doubling the number of children who receive urgent hunger care, from three million to six million by 2020. Of every dollar donated, 93 cents go directly to saving lives today and preventing hunger tomorrow.

Action Against Hunger is the world's hunger specialist whose primary goal is to create a better way to deal with deadly hunger. For almost 40 years, this global humanitarian organization has been on the front lines treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries; serving more than 20 million people in 2017 alone. Action Against Hunger is the leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. The organization is committed to doubling the number of children who receive urgent hunger care, from three million to six million by 2020. Of every dollar donated, 93 cents go directly to saving lives today and preventing hunger tomorrow.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of water points improved
32,363
Number of hygiene kits distributed
2,600,000
Number of people treated for moderate and severe malnutrition
729,918
Number of health and nutrition education sessions held
39,191
Number of emergencies responded to
37
Metric tons of food assistance delivered
28,776
People received unrestricted cash
341,794
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
92.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth 44.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Action Against Hunger USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Action Against Hunger USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Action Against Hunger USA (NY) 93.98 four stars
God's Littlest Angels (CO) 88.15 three stars
Medical Benevolence Foundation (TX) 92.09 four stars
Miracle Foundation (TX) 92.54 four stars
Indian Muslim Relief and Charities (CA) 94.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $72,036,961
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,122,671
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $109,714,755
Total Contributions $182,874,387
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $182,874,387
   Other Revenue $1,893,294
TOTAL REVENUE $184,767,681
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $151,847,164
   Administrative Expenses $4,829,745
   Fundraising Expenses $1,670,103
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $158,347,012
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $26,420,669
   
Net Assets $78,879,493

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
Humanitarian Aid to Nigeria $90,242,269 59.4%
Humanitarian Aid to Haiti $14,016,345 9.2%
Humanitarian Aid to South Sudan $11,003,790 7.2%

Ratings History
Action Against Hunger USA has received 13 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 93.98 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 94.16 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 93.79 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 97.05 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 93.89 four stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 97.02 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 96.51 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 96.59 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 96.50 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 96.45 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 95.98 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 93.88 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 96.42 four stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 96.40 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 94.11 four stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 87.86 three stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 87.21 three stars
2002-12 04/01/2004 93.42 four stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 83.53 three stars
2000-12 04/15/2002 96.03 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 13-3327220
Name in IRS Master File ACTION AGAINST HUNGER USA
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 December, 1985
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$211,188 0.13% Andrea Tamburini Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Action Against Hunger USA (NY) 93.98 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Action Against Hunger USA
One Whitehall Street
Floor 2
New York, NY 10004
tel: (212) 967-7800
fax: (212) 967-5480
EIN: 13-3327220

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Board Leadership

Raymond Debbane & Thilo Semmelbaur
Co-Chairmen

CEO

Andrea Tamburini
Chief Executive Officer

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