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The Hunger Project
Five Union Square, W., 7th Floor
New York, NY 10003
tel: (212) 251-9100
fax: (212) 532-9785
EIN: 94-2443282

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Board Leadership

Steven J. Sherwood


Åsa Skogström Feldt
President and CEO

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International : Development and Relief Services

The Hunger Project

Empowering women and men to end their own hunger

(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 91.97 4 stars
  Financial 88.65 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 4 stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.84
  Program Expenses Growth 8.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Hunger Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,738,298
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $16,738,298
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $16,738,298
   Other Revenue $344,687
TOTAL REVENUE $17,082,985
   Program Expenses $14,604,969
   Administrative Expenses $1,830,255
   Fundraising Expenses $1,879,239
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,231,478
Net Assets $14,057,708

Financial Charts

Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$185,441 1.01% Mary Ellen McNish President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$108,333 0.59% Joan Holmes Founding President


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.

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