International : Development and Relief Services

Save the Children

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

four stars

92.38

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

Board Leadership
Brad Irwin
Chair

CEO
Janti Soeripto
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.38 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. Since our founding over 100 years ago, we've changed the lives of over 1 billion children. In the United States and around the world, we work every day to give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. When crisis strikes, and children are most vulnerable, we are always among the first to respond and the last to leave. We ensure children's unique needs are met and their voices are heard. We deliver lasting results for millions of children, including those hardest to reach. We do whatever it takes for children - every day and in times of crisis - transforming their lives and the future we share.

Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. Since our founding over 100 years ago, we've changed the lives of over 1 billion children. In the United States and around the world, we work every day to give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. When crisis strikes, and children are most vulnerable, we are always among the first to respond and the last to leave. We ensure children's unique needs are met and their voices are heard. We deliver lasting results for millions of children, including those hardest to reach. We do whatever it takes for children - every day and in times of crisis - transforming their lives and the future we share.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
87.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
  Program Expenses Growth 9.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.6%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $494,807,970
   Federated Campaigns $302,221
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,297,222
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $321,076,247
Total Contributions $818,483,660
   Program Service Revenue $2,132,516
Total Primary Revenue $820,616,176
   Other Revenue $9,331,886
TOTAL REVENUE $829,948,062
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $728,610,037
   Administrative Expenses $43,394,595
   Fundraising Expenses $64,089,058
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $836,093,690
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-6,145,628
   
Net Assets $220,199,409

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$486,975 0.05% Carolyn S. Miles President, CEO

Mission

Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. Since our founding over 100 years ago, we've changed the lives of over 1 billion children. In the United States and around the world, we work every day to give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. When crisis strikes, and children are most vulnerable, we are always among the first to respond and the last to leave. We ensure children's unique needs are met and their voices are heard. We deliver lasting results for millions of children, including those hardest to reach. We do whatever it takes for children - every day and in times of crisis - transforming their lives and the future we share.

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Save the Children (CT) 92.38 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Brad Irwin
Chair

CEO

Janti Soeripto
President and CEO