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International : Development and Relief Services

World Vision

Building a better world for children

three stars

80.32

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 80.32 three stars
  Financial 72.18 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

two stars

72.18

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
83.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.11
  Program Expenses Growth -2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 45.2%
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) 80.32 three stars
Children's Cup (TX) 90.39 four stars
Handicap International US (MD) 89.39 three stars
Alliance for Children Everywhere (WA) 88.80 three stars
Unbound (KS) 92.20 four stars

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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 $821,358,791
   Federated Campaigns $1,947,477
   Membership Dues $1,273,730
   Fundraising Events $1,803,708
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $171,950,308
Total Contributions $998,334,014
   Program Service Revenue $534,196
Total Primary Revenue $998,868,210
   Other Revenue $6,276,346
TOTAL REVENUE $1,005,144,556
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $838,886,226
   Administrative Expenses $58,235,101
   Fundraising Expenses $96,005,869
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $993,127,196
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $12,017,360
   
Net Assets $121,156,841

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 $761,230,394 90.7%
Domestic Programs $73,593,846 8.8%
Public Awareness and Education $4,061,986 0.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 10/01/2016 80.32 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 81.43 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 78.65 two stars
2013-09 02/01/2015 77.66 two stars
2012-09 11/01/2013 83.01 three stars
2011-09 11/06/2012 86.89 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 94.60 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 12/01/2010 92.98 four stars
2008-09 08/01/2009 90.34 four stars
2007-09 02/01/2009 86.53 three stars
2006-09 02/01/2008 91.16 four stars
2005-09 10/01/2006 93.64 four stars
2004-09 09/01/2005 91.21 four stars
2003-09 07/01/2004 91.02 four stars
2002-09 09/01/2003 85.87 three stars
2001-09 10/15/2002 88.41 three stars
2000-09 04/15/2002 88.32 three 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 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 - Not required to file (church)
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011

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
$451,254 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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Vision (WA) 80.32 three stars
United Palestinian Appeal (DC) 96.46 four stars
Cambodian Children's Fund (CA) 98.23 four stars
Children of the Nations (WA) 93.09 four stars
India Development and Relief Fund, Inc. (IDRF) (MD) 98.23 four stars

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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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