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International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

Bread for the World Institute

Developing strategies to end hunger.

four stars

92.78

425 3rd Street SW Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20024
tel: (800) 822-7323   Web Site
EIN: 51-0175510

Board Leadership
John Carr
Chair

CEO
David Beckmann
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.78 four stars
  Financial 90.62 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Bread for the World Institute (BFWI) 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. BFWI 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. BFWI 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 (BFWI) 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. BFWI 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. BFWI 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.

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Financial

four stars

90.62

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
85.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.32
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.3%
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) 92.78 four stars
The National Security Archive (DC) 92.61 four stars
Institute for Middle East Understanding (CA) 85.79 three stars
Hudson Institute (DC) 91.87 four stars
Washington Office on Latin America (DC) 94.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,214,369
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $928,416
   Fundraising Events $434,161
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,576,946
   Program Service Revenue $3,075
Total Primary Revenue $4,580,021
   Other Revenue $233,735
TOTAL REVENUE $4,813,756
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $6,738,037
   Administrative Expenses $346,394
   Fundraising Expenses $689,376
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,773,807
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,960,051
   
Net Assets $10,949,521

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 $4,023,643 56.2%
Public Policy $1,590,437 22.2%
Outreach & Advocacy $1,543,900 21.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2004-12 11/01/2005 77.53 two stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 77.38 two stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 80.36 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 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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$119,043 1.53% David M. Beckmann President $92,712
Other Salaries of Note
$142,015 1.82% Eric Mitchell Director of Government Relations $1,101
$129,277 1.66% Asma Lateef Director of Institute --

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bread for the World Institute (DC) 92.78 four stars
Council on Foreign Relations (NY) 89.04 three stars
White Ribbon Alliance (DC) 92.38 four stars
The National Security Archive (DC) 92.61 four stars
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (DC) 88.94 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Bread for the World Institute
425 3rd 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

David Beckmann
President

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