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Save the Children
500 Kings Highway East
Suite 400
Fairfield, CT 06825
tel: (800) 728-3843
EIN: 06-0726487

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Board Leadership

Anne Mulcahy


Carolyn Miles
President and CEO

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International : Development and Relief Services

Save the Children

Creating lasting change for children in need in the United States and around the world

(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 90.88 4 stars
  Financial 87.46 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 4 stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth 6.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Save the Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $445,203,861
   Federated Campaigns $466,108
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,384,665
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $196,978,964
Total Contributions $645,033,598
   Program Service Revenue $10,727,445
Total Primary Revenue $655,761,043
   Other Revenue $11,843,435
TOTAL REVENUE $667,604,478
   Program Expenses $601,928,194
   Administrative Expenses $32,042,607
   Fundraising Expenses $37,569,716
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,936,039
Net Assets $190,624,531

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Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$439,753 0.06% Carolyn Miles President, CEO


Save the Children invests in childhood - every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we are dedicated to ensuring every child has the best chance for success. Our pioneering programs give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. Our advocacy efforts provide a voice for children who cannot speak for themselves. As the leading expert on children, we inspire and achieve lasting impact for millions of the world's most vulnerable girls and boys. By transforming children's lives now, we change the course of their future and ours.

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