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International : Development and Relief Services

The Hunger Project

Empowering women and men to end their own hunger

91.97

Five Union Square, W., 7th Floor New York, NY 10003
tel: (212) 251-9100   Web Site
EIN: 94-2443282

Board Leadership
Steven J. Sherwood
Chair

CEO
Åsa Skogström Feldt
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.97
  Financial 88.65
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
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

88.65

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
80.3%
  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.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Hunger Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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The Hunger Project (NY) 91.97
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CHOICE Humanitarian (UT) 92.24
Mercy-USA for Aid and Development (MI) 94.69

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   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
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,604,969
   Administrative Expenses $1,830,255
   Fundraising Expenses $1,879,239
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,314,463
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,231,478
   
Net Assets $14,057,708

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 $10,075,205 69.0%
Asia $2,703,400 18.5%
Education and Advocacy $1,128,292 7.7%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.97
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 92.20
2013-12 08/01/2015 92.61
2012-12 04/01/2014 94.27
2011-12 02/01/2013 94.86
2010-12 04/01/2012 85.70
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.57
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 86.57
2008-12 12/15/2009 92.87
2007-12 07/01/2009 95.47
2006-12 05/01/2008 98.02
2005-12 02/01/2007 95.52
2004-12 12/01/2005 87.62
2003-12 11/01/2004 84.81
2002-12 08/01/2003 79.06
2001-12 04/15/2003 92.99

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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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).

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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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The Hunger Project (NY) 91.97
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GlobalGiving (DC) 98.23
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Charity Contact Info

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
Chair

CEO

Åsa Skogström Feldt
President and CEO


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