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International : Development and Relief Services

World Vision

Building a better world for children

four stars

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

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.86 four stars
  Financial 88.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
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

three stars

88.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Vision (WA) 91.86 four stars
Kinship United (IL) 96.46 four stars
India Development and Relief Fund, Inc. (IDRF) (MD) 94.60 four stars
Heart for Africa (GA) 94.47 four stars
Coptic Orphans (VA) 94.20 four stars

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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 four stars
2019-09 11/01/2020 90.12 four stars
2018-09 11/01/2019 88.42 three stars
2017-09 08/01/2018 86.15 three stars
2016-09 12/22/2017 88.03 three stars
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

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 four stars
Coptic Orphans (VA) 94.20 four stars
All God's Children International (WA) 90.87 four stars
Child Aid (OR) 90.08 four stars
India Development and Relief Fund, Inc. (IDRF) (MD) 94.60 four stars

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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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