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International : Development and Relief Services

The Hunger Project

Empowering women and men to end their own hunger

three stars

88.33

110 West 30th Street 6th Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 251-9100   Web Site
EIN: 94-2443282

Board Leadership
Steven J. Sherwood
Chair

CEO
Suzanne Mayo Frindt
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.33 three stars
  Financial 83.51 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1977, The Hunger Project is a global, strategic organization committed to the sustainable end of world hunger. In Africa, Asia and Latin America, The Hunger Project empowers people to lead lives of self-reliance, meet their own basic needs and build better futures for their children. The Hunger Project carries out its mission through three essential activities: mobilizing village clusters at the grassroots level to build self-reliance, empowering women as key change agents, and forging effective partnerships with local government.

Founded in 1977, The Hunger Project is a global, strategic organization committed to the sustainable end of world hunger. In Africa, Asia and Latin America, The Hunger Project empowers people to lead lives of self-reliance, meet their own basic needs and build better futures for their children. The Hunger Project carries out its mission through three essential activities: mobilizing village clusters at the grassroots level to build self-reliance, empowering women as key change agents, and forging effective partnerships with local government.

Results Information

Reported Results
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Total in 2016
Number of people who have participated in the HIV/AIDS and Gender Inequality Workshops
91,817
Number of women participating in leadership training
52,825
Estimated number of people our programs reached
16,696,300
Number of participants in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) community meetings, workshops, and campaigns
78,397
Number of participants in income generating and skills workshops
90,489
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Financial

three stars

83.51

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
79.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth -0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Hunger Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Hunger Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Hunger Project (NY) 88.33 three stars
Bnai Zion Foundation (NY) 94.70 four stars
Haiti Outreach (MN) 93.59 four stars
charity: water (NY) 92.29 four stars
Sustainable Harvest International (ME) 89.80 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $17,057,172
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $892,251
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $17,949,423
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $17,949,423
   Other Revenue $227,621
TOTAL REVENUE $18,177,044
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,547,082
   Administrative Expenses $2,208,216
   Fundraising Expenses $1,067,191
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,822,489
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,354,555
   
Net Assets $12,848,639

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
Africa $9,264,511 68.4%
Asia $2,666,236 19.7%
Education and Advocacy $976,842 7.2%
Latin America $639,493 4.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 88.33 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 90.71 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.97 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 92.20 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 92.61 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 94.27 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 94.86 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 85.70 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.57 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 86.57 three stars
2008-12 12/15/2009 92.87 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 95.47 four stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 98.02 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 95.52 four stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 87.62 three stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 84.81 three stars
2002-12 08/01/2003 79.06 two stars
2001-12 04/15/2003 92.99 four 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 94-2443282
Name in IRS Master File GLOBAL HUNGER PROJECT
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 (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(149) Other instruction and training
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 February, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$261,481 1.55% Asa Skogstrom-Feldt CEO, President
Other Salaries of Note
$100,000 0.59% Joan Holmes Founding President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Hunger Project (NY) 88.33 three stars
World Bicycle Relief (IL) 85.27 three stars
Water Mission (SC) 92.68 four stars
Near East Foundation (NY) 91.36 four stars
Synergos (NY) 90.34 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Hunger Project
110 West 30th Street
6th Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 251-9100
fax: (212) 532-9785
EIN: 94-2443282

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Board Leadership

Steven J. Sherwood
Chair

CEO

Suzanne Mayo Frindt
President, CEO

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