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National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Helping to find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent child victimization

three stars

89.02

Charles B. Wang International Children's Building 333 John Carlyle Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
tel: (703) 224-2150   Web Site
EIN: 52-1328557

Board Leadership
Rich Kolodziej
Chair

CEO
John F. Clark
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.02 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) was established in 1984 to help find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent child victimization. NCMEC provides services for families, victims, child-serving professionals, schools, law enforcement, private industry, and communities to help prevent abducted, endangered, and sexually exploited children and to deter and combat exploitation. Pursuant to its mission NCMEC serves as a clearinghouse of information relating to missing and exploited children, operates a CyberTipline, provides technical assistance and resources, assists law enforcement in certain cases of international child abduction, and offers extensive training, family support, and outreach programs.

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) was established in 1984 to help find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent child victimization. NCMEC provides services for families, victims, child-serving professionals, schools, law enforcement, private industry, and communities to help prevent abducted, endangered, and sexually exploited children and to deter and combat exploitation. Pursuant to its mission NCMEC serves as a clearinghouse of information relating to missing and exploited children, operates a CyberTipline, provides technical assistance and resources, assists law enforcement in certain cases of international child abduction, and offers extensive training, family support, and outreach programs.

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Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
90.7%
  Administrative Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.70
  Program Expenses Growth -4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Center for Missing & Exploited Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Center for Missing & Exploited Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,033,499
   Federated Campaigns $112,559
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,059,863
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $33,454,131
Total Contributions $42,660,052
   Program Service Revenue $4,481
Total Primary Revenue $42,664,533
   Other Revenue $322,108
TOTAL REVENUE $42,986,641
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $36,727,232
   Administrative Expenses $866,199
   Fundraising Expenses $2,853,105
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $40,446,536
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,540,105
   
Net Assets $31,995,573

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
Missing Child Case Management $12,514,557 34.1%
Information and Case Analysis $11,851,555 32.3%
Exploited Child Case Management $7,774,921 21.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 89.02 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 87.97 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 87.97 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 90.90 four stars
2014-12 06/07/2016 92.18 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 88.51 three stars
2014-12 02/01/2016 88.17 three stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 85.72 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 85.05 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 86.22 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 90.39 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 91.90 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.71 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 87.06 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 88.98 three stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 84.54 three stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 90.79 four stars
2005-12 09/01/2006 90.93 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 94.44 four stars
2003-12 09/01/2004 91.96 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 52-1328557
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING AND EXPLOITED CHILDREN
NTEE Code I24
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 (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(124) Study and research (non-scientific)
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 May, 1984
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
$390,760 0.96% John F. Clark President, CEO

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Charity Contact Info

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Charles B. Wang International Children's Building
333 John Carlyle Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
tel: (703) 224-2150
fax: (703) 224-2122
EIN: 52-1328557

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Board Leadership

Rich Kolodziej
Chair

CEO

John F. Clark
President & CEO

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