International : Development and Relief Services

Action Against Hunger USA

For a world free from hunger.

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
Charles Owubah
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 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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

GuideStar is Charity Navigator's trusted partner in sharing information on how this organization seeks impact.  GuideStar has recognized this organization with a Gold Seal of Transparency for voluntarily and publicly describing their goals, strategies, and accomplishments.  Learn More about Impact Information.
Charting Impact

What is your organization aiming to accomplish?

What are your strategies for making this happen?

What are your organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will your organization know if you are making progress?

What have and haven't you accomplished so far?

This impact information is current as of March 2020, 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 05/01/2020 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)
90.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.80
  Program Expenses Growth 24.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.7%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,486,982
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,306,900
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $130,348,715
Total Contributions $146,142,597
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $146,142,597
   Other Revenue $-138,538
TOTAL REVENUE $146,004,059
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $108,132,294
   Administrative Expenses $16,982,765
   Fundraising Expenses $2,209,336
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $127,324,395
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $18,679,664
   
Net Assets $95,091,214

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$208,639 0.16% Andrea Tamburini Chief Executive Officer

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Action Against Hunger USA (NY) 93.98 four stars
Himalayan Cataract Project (VT) 98.23 four stars
Spirit of America (VA) 96.86 four stars
Helps International (TX) 85.54 three stars
Rise Against Hunger (NC) 89.39 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

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

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Raymond Debbane & Thilo Semmelbaur
Co-Chairmen

CEO

Charles Owubah
Chief Executive Officer