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International : Development and Relief Services

World Vision

Building a better world for children

91.86

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

Board Leadership
Joan Singleton
Chair

CEO
Edgar Sandoval
President

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.86
  Financial 88.50
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

88.50

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
87.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.18
  Program Expenses Growth 7.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.8%
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) 91.86
Children of the Nations (WA) 95.43
Children's Shelter of Cebu (MN) 94.19
OneSky (CA) 85.10
Handicap International, dba Humanity & Inclusion (MD) 89.18

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $797,032,266
   Federated Campaigns $1,672,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,432,227
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $425,780,293
Total Contributions $1,226,916,786
   Program Service Revenue $630,682
Total Primary Revenue $1,227,547,468
   Other Revenue $-7,252,950
TOTAL REVENUE $1,220,294,518
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,061,882,491
   Administrative Expenses $55,023,562
   Fundraising Expenses $84,796,138
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,201,702,191
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $18,592,327
   
Net Assets $216,508,384

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 $865,466,294 81.5%
Domestic Programs $192,749,806 18.2%
Public Awareness and Education $3,666,391 0.3%

Ratings History
World Vision has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-09 08/03/2021 91.86
2019-09 11/01/2020 90.12
2018-09 11/01/2019 88.42
2017-09 08/01/2018 86.15
2016-09 12/22/2017 88.03
2015-09 10/01/2016 80.32
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

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$459,497 0.03% Edgar Sandoval President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Vision (WA) 91.86
Handicap International, dba Humanity & Inclusion (MD) 89.18
The Global Orphan Project (MO) 94.47
Asha for Education (CA) 95.46
Child Aid (OR) 90.08

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Charity Contact Info

World Vision
34834 Weyerhaeuser Way South
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

Joan Singleton
Chair

CEO

Edgar Sandoval
President

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