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Give Kids The World Village

Where Happiness Inspires Hope

98.08

210 South Bass Road Kissimmee, FL 34746
tel: (800) 995-5437   Web Site
EIN: 59-2654440

Board Leadership
Cathleen Nash
Chairman

CEO
Pamela Landwirth
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.08
  Financial 97.29
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Give Kids The World Village exists exclusively to fulfill the wishes of all critically ill children -- and their families -- who want to experience a cost-free, dream vacation in the theme park capital of the world -- Orlando, Florida.

Working with wish-granting organizations from around the world, the Village hosts almost 8,000 critically ill children and their families each year at its 84-acre, nonprofit resort in Central Florida.

Thanks to the generosity of individual and corporate donors, the Village provides accommodations, meals, transportation, daily entertainment, and free access to Orlando's world-famous theme parks and other attractions. Since its founding in 1986, Give Kids The World has hosted more than 176,000 children and families from all 50 states and more than 75 countries.

Give Kids The World Village exists exclusively to fulfill the wishes of all critically ill children -- and their families -- who want to experience a cost-free, dream vacation in the theme park capital of the world -- Orlando, Florida.

Working with wish-granting organizations from around the world, the Village hosts almost 8,000 critically ill children and their families each year at its 84-acre, nonprofit resort in Central Florida.

Thanks to the generosity of individual and corporate donors, the Village provides accommodations, meals, transportation, daily entertainment, and free access to Orlando's world-famous theme parks and other attractions. Since its founding in 1986, Give Kids The World has hosted more than 176,000 children and families from all 50 states and more than 75 countries.

Financial

97.29

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
92.3%
  Administrative Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.03
  Program Expenses Growth 6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Give Kids The World Village on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Give Kids The World Village on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Give Kids The World Village (FL) 98.08
Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina (NC) 86.88
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Illinois (IL) 85.79
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut (CT) 87.50
Make-A-Wish International (AZ) 90.79

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $49,178,538
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $591,502
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $49,770,040
   Program Service Revenue $8,973,033
Total Primary Revenue $58,743,073
   Other Revenue $5,901,731
TOTAL REVENUE $64,644,804
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $55,494,109
   Administrative Expenses $1,534,654
   Fundraising Expenses $2,950,022
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $59,978,785
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,666,019
   
Net Assets $113,098,261

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
Family Vacations for Children and their Families $55,494,109 100.0%

Ratings History
Give Kids The World Village has received 15 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 98.08
2018-06 07/01/2019 97.62
2016-12 03/01/2018 98.62
2015-12 03/01/2017 100.00
2014-12 06/01/2016 100.00
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 99.50
2013-12 06/01/2015 95.74
2012-12 12/01/2013 91.88
2011-12 02/01/2013 91.73
2010-12 04/01/2012 93.77
2009-12 09/20/2011 99.42
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 99.32
2008-12 10/01/2010 94.08
2007-12 09/01/2008 99.23
2006-12 09/01/2007 99.31
2005-12 11/01/2006 99.30
2004-12 06/01/2005 92.02
2003-12 11/01/2004 85.65
2002-12 11/01/2003 99.13
2001-12 10/15/2002 99.13

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 59-2654440
Name in IRS Master File GIVE KIDS THE WORLD INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (349) Other youth organization or activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 October, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$335,905 0.56% Pamela Landwirth President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Give Kids The World Village (FL) 98.08
Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley (PA) 88.86
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada (NV) 90.38
The Rainbow Connection (MI) 97.85
Starlight Children's Foundation (CA) 97.05

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Charity Contact Info

Give Kids The World Village
210 South Bass Road
Kissimmee, FL 34746
tel: (800) 995-5437
fax: (407) 396-1207
EIN: 59-2654440

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Board Leadership

Cathleen Nash
Chairman

CEO

Pamela Landwirth
President & CEO

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