International : Development and Relief Services

The Hunger Project

Empowering women and men to end their own hunger

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three stars

88.33

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

Board Leadership
Steven J. Sherwood
Chair

CEO
Suzanne Mayo Frindt
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.33 three stars
  Financial 83.51 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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 2017
Number of people who have participated in the HIV/AIDS and Gender Inequality Workshops
73,683
Number of women participating in leadership training
44,792
Estimated number of people our programs reached
16,170,400
Number of participants in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) community meetings, workshops, and campaigns
52,911
Number of participants in income generating and skills workshops
71,269
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Financial

three stars

83.51

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth -0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.8%
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 $17,057,172
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $892,251
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $17,949,423
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $17,949,423
   Other Revenue $227,621
TOTAL REVENUE $18,177,044
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,547,082
   Administrative Expenses $2,208,216
   Fundraising Expenses $1,067,191
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,822,489
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,354,555
   
Net Assets $12,848,639

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$261,481 1.55% Asa Skogstrom-Feldt CEO, President
Other Salaries of Note
$100,000 0.59% Joan Holmes Founding President

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 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

Steven J. Sherwood
Chair

CEO

Suzanne Mayo Frindt
President, CEO