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International : Development and Relief Services

The Hunger Project

Empowering women and men to end their own hunger

four stars

90.71

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 90.71 four stars
  Financial 86.87 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

86.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.65
  Program Expenses Growth 7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.1%
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) 90.71 four stars
American India Foundation (NY) 85.78 three stars
Mentors International (UT) 86.84 three stars
Freedom from Hunger (CA) 86.21 three stars
ACCION International (MA) 92.71 four stars

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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 $15,992,576
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $15,992,576
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $15,992,576
   Other Revenue $153,828
TOTAL REVENUE $16,146,404
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,666,024
   Administrative Expenses $1,845,304
   Fundraising Expenses $1,984,423
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,495,751
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,349,347
   
Net Assets $11,784,570

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 $9,577,220 65.3%
Asia $3,208,646 21.9%
Education and Advocacy $1,271,805 8.7%

Ratings History
The Hunger Project has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$263,107 1.42% Asa Skogstrom-Feldt CEO, President
Other Salaries of Note
$91,667 0.49% 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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Hunger Project (NY) 90.71 four stars
EMpower (NY) 90.46 four stars
Endeavor (NY) 92.02 four stars
American Himalayan Foundation (CA) 100.00 four stars
Esperanza International Foundation (WA) 85.41 three stars

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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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