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

World Food Program USA

Dedicated to building support for the United Nations World Food Programme

three stars

84.09

1725 Eye Street, NW Suite 510
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 627-3939   Web Site
EIN: 13-3843435

Board Leadership
Bonnie Raquet
Interim Chair

CEO
Richard Leach
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.09 three stars
  Financial 77.50 two 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.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

two stars

77.50

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)
88.6%
  Administrative Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.33
  Program Expenses Growth -4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 60.0%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Food Program USA (DC) 84.09 three stars
International Peace Institute (NY) 95.04 four stars
United Nations Foundation (DC) 92.01 four stars
NetHope (VA) 89.48 three stars
Friends of UNFPA (NY) 85.00 three stars

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World Food Program USA is a 501(c)(3) charity that proudly supports the mission of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the largest humanitarian agency addressing hunger worldwide. By mobilizing individuals, lawmakers and businesses in the United States to advance the global movement to end hunger, we bolster an enduring American legacy of feeding families in need around the world.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $22,985,647
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $22,985,647
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $22,985,647
   Other Revenue $9,111
TOTAL REVENUE $22,994,758
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,779,752
   Administrative Expenses $2,336,572
   Fundraising Expenses $758,319
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $21,874,643
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,120,115
   
Net Assets $7,626,635

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 $16,659,941 88.7%
Communications and Outreach $1,151,189 6.1%
Public Policy Program $968,622 5.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 05/01/2017 84.09 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.33 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 86.55 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 86.95 three stars
2012-12 02/04/2014 89.11 three stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 90.44 four stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 90.31 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.49 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 86.00 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 93.89 four stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 94.45 four stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 94.27 four stars
2005-12 09/01/2006 94.36 four stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 91.96 four stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 84.89 three 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 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, 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
$353,389 1.61% Richard Leach President, CEO

World Food Program USA is a 501(c)(3) charity that proudly supports the mission of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the largest humanitarian agency addressing hunger worldwide. By mobilizing individuals, lawmakers and businesses in the United States to advance the global movement to end hunger, we bolster an enduring American legacy of feeding families in need around the world.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Food Program USA (DC) 84.09 three stars
Friends of UNFPA (NY) 85.00 three stars
NetHope (VA) 89.48 three stars
United Nations Foundation (DC) 92.01 four stars
International Peace Institute (NY) 95.04 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

World Food Program USA
1725 Eye Street, NW
Suite 510
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 627-3939
fax: (202) 530-1698
EIN: 13-3843435

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Board Leadership

Bonnie Raquet
Interim Chair

CEO

Richard Leach
President and CEO

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