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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

90.88

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

Board Leadership
Anne Mulcahy
Chair

CEO
Carolyn Miles
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.88
  Financial 87.46
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
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

87.46

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
90.2%
  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.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Save the Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Save the Children (CT) 90.88
India Development and Relief Fund, Inc. (IDRF) (MD) 98.23
Help the Helpless (MN) 90.89
Coptic Orphans (VA) 95.05
Children's HopeChest (CO) 89.98

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Save the Children (CT) 90.88
World Vision (WA) 81.43
Compassion International (CO) 89.00
Children International (MO) 89.31
ChildFund International (VA) 85.29

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   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
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $601,928,194
   Administrative Expenses $32,042,607
   Fundraising Expenses $37,569,716
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $671,540,517
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,936,039
   
Net Assets $190,624,531

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
Emergencies $206,194,752 34.3%
Health & Nutrition $144,880,526 24.1%
Education $111,425,298 18.5%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.88
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 90.29
2013-12 04/01/2015 93.48
2012-12 03/01/2014 95.01
2011-12 02/01/2013 94.21
2010-12 03/01/2012 95.30
2009-12 09/20/2011 95.24
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 93.97
2008-09 07/01/2009 94.17
2007-09 07/01/2008 94.04
2006-09 08/01/2007 94.04
2005-09 07/01/2006 94.09
2004-09 08/01/2005 91.46
2003-09 07/01/2004 91.59
2002-09 09/01/2003 93.89
2001-09 10/15/2002 93.61
2000-09 04/15/2002 88.34

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

EIN 06-0726487
Name in IRS Master File SAVE THE CHILDREN FEDERATION INC
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Literary Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
(911) Foreign organization
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 July, 1964
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Save the Children (CT) 90.88
ChildFund International (VA) 85.29
Kids Alive International (IN) 100.00
VisionTrust International (CO) 90.71
All God's Children (IL) 91.17

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Save the Children (CT) 90.88
World Vision (WA) 81.43
Compassion International (CO) 89.00
Children International (MO) 89.31
ChildFund International (VA) 85.29

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Charity Contact Info

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
Chair

CEO

Carolyn Miles
President and CEO


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