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International : Development and Relief Services

The Hunger Project

Empowering women and men to end their own hunger

90.65

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
Tim Prewitt
President & CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.65
  Financial 87.41
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

87.41

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
81.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.80
  Program Expenses Growth 2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.1%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Hunger Project (NY) 90.65
World Hope International (VA) 92.92
Room to Read (CA) 92.00
dZi Foundation (CO) 87.67
Tostan (DC) 87.27

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,105,532
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $687,643
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $16,793,175
   Program Service Revenue $332,405
Total Primary Revenue $17,125,580
   Other Revenue $509,591
TOTAL REVENUE $17,635,171
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,592,501
   Administrative Expenses $1,841,975
   Fundraising Expenses $1,573,764
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,008,240
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-373,069
   
Net Assets $13,535,669

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 $9,203,035 63.1%
South Asia $3,467,775 23.8%
Education and Advocacy $1,399,826 9.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 08/03/2021 90.65
2018-12 02/01/2021 88.58
2018-12 12/01/2020 88.23
2017-12 06/01/2019 91.19
2016-12 06/01/2018 88.33
2015-12 05/01/2017 90.71
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

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$280,893 1.55% Suzanne Frindt President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Hunger Project (NY) 90.65
World Hope International (VA) 92.92
American Himalayan Foundation (CA) 93.98
Trickle Up (NY) 95.55
Growing Hope Globally (IL) 87.80

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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

Tim Prewitt
President & CEO

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