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International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs (Fundraising)

World Food Program USA

Dedicated to building support for the UN World Food Programme

84.33

1725 I Street, NW Suite 510
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 627-3737   Web Site
EIN: 13-3843435

Board Leadership
Hunter Biden
Chairman

CEO
Richard Leach
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.33
  Financial 77.84
  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

77.84

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)
90.2%
  Administrative Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth -1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 69.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Food Program USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Food Program USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Food Program USA (DC) 84.33
United States Fund for UNICEF (NY) 85.64
NetHope (VA) 92.38
United Nations Foundation (DC) 96.18
Better World Fund (DC) 85.01

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United Nations Foundation (DC) 96.18
International Peace Institute (NY) 92.20

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Established in 1995, World Food Program USA is a U.S.-based organization 501(c)3 that is dedicated to building support for the UN World Food Programme (WFP). WFP is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide, reaching more than 97 million people in 80 countries with food assistance last year. WFP USA increases awareness about global hunger issues; mobilizes support for hunger relief programs and activities; and generates resources for WFP operations and other activities that alleviate hunger. In collaboration with other groups, WFP USA is also active in building political support for U.S. government food aid programs.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $25,571,472
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $147,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $25,718,472
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $25,718,472
   Other Revenue $-506,916
TOTAL REVENUE $25,211,556
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $21,125,211
   Administrative Expenses $178,815
   Fundraising Expenses $2,005,420
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $23,309,446
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,902,110
   
Net Assets $6,461,842

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
Grants to the UN World Food Program $19,139,119 90.6%
Communications and Outreach $1,202,416 5.7%
Public Policy Program $783,676 3.7%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.33
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 86.55
2013-12 06/01/2015 86.95
2012-12 02/04/2014 89.11
2011-12 12/20/2012 90.44
2010-12 12/23/2011 90.31
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.49
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 86.00
2008-12 04/01/2010 93.89
2007-12 11/01/2008 94.45
2006-12 10/01/2007 94.27
2005-12 09/01/2006 94.36
2004-12 10/01/2005 91.96
2003-12 01/05/2005 84.89

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-3843435
Name in IRS Master File FRIENDS OF THE WORLD FOOD PROGRAM INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 September, 1995
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
$301,331 1.29% Richard Leach President & CEO

Established in 1995, World Food Program USA is a U.S.-based organization 501(c)3 that is dedicated to building support for the UN World Food Programme (WFP). WFP is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide, reaching more than 97 million people in 80 countries with food assistance last year. WFP USA increases awareness about global hunger issues; mobilizes support for hunger relief programs and activities; and generates resources for WFP operations and other activities that alleviate hunger. In collaboration with other groups, WFP USA is also active in building political support for U.S. government food aid programs.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Food Program USA (DC) 84.33
International Peace Institute (NY) 92.20
United Nations Foundation (DC) 96.18
NetHope (VA) 92.38
United States Fund for UNICEF (NY) 85.64

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World Food Program USA (DC) 84.33
United States Fund for UNICEF (NY) 85.64
USA for UNHCR (DC) 77.98
United Nations Foundation (DC) 96.18
International Peace Institute (NY) 92.20

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Charity Contact Info

World Food Program USA
1725 I Street, NW
Suite 510
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 627-3737
fax: (202) 530-1698
EIN: 13-3843435

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Board Leadership

Hunter Biden
Chairman

CEO

Richard Leach
President and CEO

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