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Unbound

Unbound is a movement of dedicated people challenging poverty in new and innovative ways.

four stars

92.20

One Elmwood Avenue Kansas City, KS 66103
tel: (800) 875-6564   Web Site
EIN: 43-1243999

Board Leadership
Catherine Crosby
Chief Governing Officer

CEO
Scott Wasserman
President and Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.20 four stars
  Financial 88.98 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

88.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
92.8%
  Administrative Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.32
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Unbound on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Unbound on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Unbound (KS) 92.20 four stars
Asha for Education (CA) 100.00 four stars
Childcare Worldwide (WA) 93.51 four stars
Tanzanian Children's Fund (MA) 96.60 four stars
Love Without Boundaries Foundation (OK) 91.39 four stars

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Unbound's mission is to walk with the poor and marginalized of the world.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $122,382,864
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $122,382,864
   Program Service Revenue $359,759
Total Primary Revenue $122,742,623
   Other Revenue $792,093
TOTAL REVENUE $123,534,716
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $112,978,583
   Administrative Expenses $3,966,152
   Fundraising Expenses $5,029,681
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $121,974,416
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,560,300
   
Net Assets $39,910,279

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
Sponsorship $110,191,495 97.5%
Scholarships $2,787,088 2.5%

Ratings History
Unbound has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 92.20 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.66 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 87.19 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 88.97 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 88.83 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 85.62 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 89.41 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.63 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 88.49 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 94.45 four stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 94.46 four stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 94.37 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 94.28 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 94.27 four stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 94.23 four stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 94.12 four stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 94.10 four stars
2000-12 04/15/2002 94.02 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 43-1243999
Name in IRS Master File UNBOUND
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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 December, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$184,856 0.15% Scott Wasserman Chief Executive Officer

Unbound's mission is to walk with the poor and marginalized of the world.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Unbound (KS) 92.20 four stars
Help the Helpless (MN) 88.01 three stars
Heart for Africa (GA) 89.22 three stars
Alliance for Children Everywhere (WA) 88.80 three stars
Childcare Worldwide (WA) 93.51 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Unbound
One Elmwood Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66103
tel: (800) 875-6564
fax: (913) 384-2211
EIN: 43-1243999

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Board Leadership

Catherine Crosby
Chief Governing Officer

CEO

Scott Wasserman
President and Chief Executive Officer

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