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International : Development and Relief Services

Freedom from Hunger

Self-help for a hungry world

three stars

86.21

1460 Drew Avenue, Suite 300 Davis, CA 95618
tel: (800) 708-2555   Web Site
EIN: 95-1647835

Board Leadership
Marianne Udow-Phillips
Board Chair

CEO
Kathleen E. Stack
Interim CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.21 three stars
  Financial 80.74 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

80.74

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 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)
83.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.64
  Program Expenses Growth -0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Freedom from Hunger on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Freedom from Hunger on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Freedom from Hunger (CA) 86.21 three stars
Living Water International (TX) 88.31 three stars
Grameen Foundation USA (DC) 89.35 three stars
TechnoServe (DC) 90.12 four stars
Opportunity International (IL) 86.37 three stars

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Established in 1946, Freedom from Hunger is an international development organization that brings innovative and sustainable self-help solutions to the fight against chronic hunger and poverty. Freedom from Hunger combines microfinance with health and education services to equip very poor families to improve their incomes, safeguard their health and achieve lasting food security. To implement and expand our programs sustainably, we collaborate with a network of more than 150 local organizations in 24 countries throughout the developing world. Freedom from Hunger is currently reaching 5.7 million people and benefiting a total of over 29 million!

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,895,604
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $196,128
Total Contributions $5,091,732
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,091,732
   Other Revenue $1,474,723
TOTAL REVENUE $6,566,455
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,116,292
   Administrative Expenses $501,528
   Fundraising Expenses $624,682
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,242,502
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $323,953
   
Net Assets $4,114,231

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
Global Programs $2,223,000 43.4%
Africa Programs $1,250,069 24.4%
Central & South America Programs $1,038,058 20.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 86.21 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.43 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 81.00 three stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 80.90 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 85.65 three stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 84.50 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 85.76 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.66 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 09/01/2010 90.97 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 93.01 four stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 90.60 four stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 91.14 four stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 69.38 one star
2004-06 04/01/2005 69.19 one star
2003-06 05/01/2004 69.39 one star
2002-06 06/09/2003 66.91 one star
2001-06 10/15/2002 83.65 three stars
2000-06 04/15/2002 95.56 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 95-1647835
Name in IRS Master File FREEDOM FROM HUNGER
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
Foundation Status 509(a)(3) Type I
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 March, 2017
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$266,958 4.27% Steve Hollingworth President

Established in 1946, Freedom from Hunger is an international development organization that brings innovative and sustainable self-help solutions to the fight against chronic hunger and poverty. Freedom from Hunger combines microfinance with health and education services to equip very poor families to improve their incomes, safeguard their health and achieve lasting food security. To implement and expand our programs sustainably, we collaborate with a network of more than 150 local organizations in 24 countries throughout the developing world. Freedom from Hunger is currently reaching 5.7 million people and benefiting a total of over 29 million!

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Freedom from Hunger (CA) 86.21 three stars
ACCION International (MA) 92.71 four stars
Operation Bootstrap Africa (MN) 96.33 four stars
American Himalayan Foundation (CA) 100.00 four stars
charity: water (NY) 92.29 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Freedom from Hunger
1460 Drew Avenue, Suite 300
Davis, CA 95618
tel: (800) 708-2555
fax: (530) 758-6241
EIN: 95-1647835

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Board Leadership

Marianne Udow-Phillips
Board Chair

CEO

Kathleen E. Stack
Interim CEO

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