International : Development and Relief Services

The Hunger Project

Empowering women and men to end their own hunger

four stars

91.19

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

Board Leadership
Sheree Stomberg
Chair

CEO
Lisa North
Acting CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.19 four stars
  Financial 87.55 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of people who have participated in the HIV/AIDS and Gender Inequality Workshops
80,927
Number of women participating in leadership training
46,398
Estimated number of people our programs reached
15,906,100
Number of participants in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) community meetings, workshops, and campaigns
63,166
Number of participants in income generating and skills workshops
86,811
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

87.55

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.82
  Program Expenses Growth 2.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.0%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,861,744
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $729,605
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $17,591,349
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $17,591,349
   Other Revenue $271,669
TOTAL REVENUE $17,863,018
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,633,809
   Administrative Expenses $1,925,247
   Fundraising Expenses $1,098,367
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,657,423
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,205,595
   
Net Assets $14,340,991

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$172,584 1.03% Suzanne Frindt President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$124,432 0.74% Asa Skogstrom-Feldt Former President & CEO

Mission

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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Hunger Project (NY) 91.19 four stars
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ECHO (FL) 93.29 four stars
Growing Hope Globally, formerly Foods Resource Bank (IL) 89.39 three stars
Global Fund for Children (DC) 86.51 three 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

Sheree Stomberg
Chair

CEO

Lisa North
Acting CEO