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International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

Bread for the World Institute

Developing strategies to end hunger.

four stars

91.54

425 Third Street SW Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20024
tel: (800) 822-7323   Web Site
EIN: 51-0175510

Board Leadership
John Carr
Chair

CEO
Eugene Cho
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.54 four stars
  Financial 88.43 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Bread for the World Institute provides policy analysis on hunger and strategies to end it. The Institute educates its advocacy network, opinion leaders, policy makers and the public about hunger in the United States and abroad. Bread for the World Institute is the research and educational partner of Bread for the World, generating studies on hunger issues and vital educational resources. We believe that a well-educated and motivated U.S. constituency who care for hungry people will ultimately change the politics of hunger. The Institute helps U.S. citizens tell the story of hungry people in their communities and see our connections to hungry people around the world. By empowering people with information, Bread for the World Institute affects real progress toward ending hunger.

Bread for the World Institute provides policy analysis on hunger and strategies to end it. The Institute educates its advocacy network, opinion leaders, policy makers and the public about hunger in the United States and abroad. Bread for the World Institute is the research and educational partner of Bread for the World, generating studies on hunger issues and vital educational resources. We believe that a well-educated and motivated U.S. constituency who care for hungry people will ultimately change the politics of hunger. The Institute helps U.S. citizens tell the story of hungry people in their communities and see our connections to hungry people around the world. By empowering people with information, Bread for the World Institute affects real progress toward ending hunger.

Financial

three stars

88.43

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
89.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.18
  Program Expenses Growth -1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bread for the World Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bread for the World Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bread for the World Institute (DC) 91.54 four stars
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HonestReporting.com (NY) 91.45 four stars
CERGE-EI Foundation (NJ) 95.05 four stars
Foreign Policy Research Institute (PA) 92.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,850,642
   Federated Campaigns $11,444
   Membership Dues $931,846
   Fundraising Events $469,086
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,263,018
   Program Service Revenue $4,972
Total Primary Revenue $6,267,990
   Other Revenue $373,786
TOTAL REVENUE $6,641,776
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $7,109,329
   Administrative Expenses $327,362
   Fundraising Expenses $777,209
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,213,900
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,572,124
   
Net Assets $9,660,523

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
Public Education $3,896,923 52.6%
Public Policy $1,894,593 25.6%
Outreach & Advocacy $1,619,492 21.9%

Ratings History
Bread for the World Institute has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/23/2020 91.54 four stars
2018-12 11/01/2019 91.10 four stars
2018-12 10/01/2019 89.48 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 92.78 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 88.98 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 90.24 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.45 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 84.36 three stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 83.13 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 94.27 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 93.14 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 90.30 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 94.51 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 92.10 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.04 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 94.36 four stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 99.13 four stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 94.28 four stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 93.78 four stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 79.35 two 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 51-0175510
Name in IRS Master File BREAD FOR THE WORLD INSTITUTE INC
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$115,718 1.40% David Beckmann President $99,120

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bread for the World Institute (DC) 91.54 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Bread for the World Institute
425 Third Street SW
Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20024
tel: (800) 822-7323
fax: (202) 639-9401
EIN: 51-0175510

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Board Leadership

John Carr
Chair

CEO

Eugene Cho
President

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