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International : Development and Relief Services

World Vision

Building a better world for children

81.43

34834 Weyerhaeuser Way, S Federal Way, WA 98001
tel: (888) 511-6548   Web Site
EIN: 95-1922279

Board Leadership
Dr. Joan Singleton
Chair

CEO
Richard Stearns
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.43
  Financial 73.74
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
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

73.74

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.13
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 41.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Vision on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Vision on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Vision (WA) 81.43
All God's Children (IL) 91.17
The Global Orphan Project (MO) 92.38
SOS Children's Villages-USA (DC) 87.70
Orphan's Lifeline of Hope International (MT) 85.59

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World Vision (WA) 81.43
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Compassion International (CO) 89.00
ChildFund International (VA) 85.29
Kids Alive International (IN) 100.00

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World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. Motivated by our faith in Jesus Christ, World Vision serves alongside the poor and oppressed as a demonstration of God's unconditional love for all people. World Vision serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $827,494,941
   Federated Campaigns $2,288,015
   Membership Dues $1,080,329
   Fundraising Events $1,818,068
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $194,550,889
Total Contributions $1,027,232,242
   Program Service Revenue $509,597
Total Primary Revenue $1,027,741,839
   Other Revenue $6,565,184
TOTAL REVENUE $1,034,307,023
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $868,083,320
   Administrative Expenses $50,303,144
   Fundraising Expenses $107,301,349
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,025,687,813
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,619,210
   
Net Assets $142,501,356

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
International Programs $789,164,108 90.9%
Domestic Programs $74,467,991 8.6%
Public Awareness and Education $4,451,221 0.5%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-09 06/01/2016 81.43
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 78.65
2013-09 02/01/2015 77.66
2012-09 11/01/2013 83.01
2011-09 11/06/2012 86.89
2009-09 09/20/2011 94.60
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 12/01/2010 92.98
2008-09 08/01/2009 90.34
2007-09 02/01/2009 86.53
2006-09 02/01/2008 91.16
2005-09 10/01/2006 93.64
2004-09 09/01/2005 91.21
2003-09 07/01/2004 91.02
2002-09 09/01/2003 85.87
2001-09 10/15/2002 88.41
2000-09 04/15/2002 88.32

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

EIN 95-1922279
Name in IRS Master File WORLD VISION
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (559) Other matters
Foundation Status Church 170(b)(1)(A)(i)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name WORLD VISION INTERNATIONAL
Ruling Date April, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011
  • September, 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
$447,500 0.04% Richard E. Stearns President

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. Motivated by our faith in Jesus Christ, World Vision serves alongside the poor and oppressed as a demonstration of God's unconditional love for all people. World Vision serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Vision (WA) 81.43
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Nepal Youth Foundation (CA) 97.53
Children's Cup (LA) 93.91
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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Vision (WA) 81.43
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Compassion International (CO) 89.00
ChildFund International (VA) 85.29
Kids Alive International (IN) 100.00

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Charity Contact Info

World Vision
34834 Weyerhaeuser Way, S
Federal Way, WA 98001
tel: (888) 511-6548
fax: (253) 815-3174
EIN: 95-1922279

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 9716
Federal Way, WA 98063

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Board Leadership

Dr. Joan Singleton
Chair

CEO

Richard Stearns
President

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