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SOS Children's Villages-USA

A loving home for every child

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two stars

77.68

1620 I Street, N.W. Suite 900
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (888) 767-4543   Web Site
EIN: 13-6188433

Board Leadership
Robert Baird, Jr.
Chairman

CEO
Neil Ghosh
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.68 two stars
  Financial 68.58 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

SOS Children's Villages believes that every child deserves a loving home. We build families for orphaned, abandoned and other vulnerable children in 134 countries and territories, including the United States. We are the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to the care of orphaned and abandoned children.

Founded in 1949, we provide children with the love and long-term support they need to shape their own futures - a stable family, quality medical care and the opportunity to learn. Through our family support and care programs, medical centers, schools and emergency
relief efforts we impact the lives of millions of children and families.

SOS Children's Villages believes that every child deserves a loving home. We build families for orphaned, abandoned and other vulnerable children in 134 countries and territories, including the United States. We are the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to the care of orphaned and abandoned children.

Founded in 1949, we provide children with the love and long-term support they need to shape their own futures - a stable family, quality medical care and the opportunity to learn. Through our family support and care programs, medical centers, schools and emergency
relief efforts we impact the lives of millions of children and families.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of children and youth around the world that receive a quality education through SOS programs
286,700
Number of children and families that are stable and strong because of our work
593,700
Number of emergency relief services provided to affected communities
1,760,300
Number of health services provided including vaccinations, HIV/AIDS treatments and mental health programs
759,200
This impact information is current as of July 2019, 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

one star

68.58

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
69.4%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.21
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 58.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SOS Children's Villages-USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SOS Children's Villages-USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SOS Children's Villages-USA (DC) 77.68 two stars
One Child Matters (CO) 85.81 three stars
Heart for Africa (GA) 90.59 four stars
World Orphans (CO) 93.91 four stars
Kids Alive International (IN) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,553,404
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,553,404
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,553,404
   Other Revenue $185,886
TOTAL REVENUE $8,739,290
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,345,932
   Administrative Expenses $1,226,252
   Fundraising Expenses $1,873,989
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,446,173
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,706,883
   
Net Assets $2,584,067

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
Family-Based Care $6,335,506 86.2%
Education and Advocacy $1,010,426 13.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 77.68 two stars
2016-12 08/01/2018 82.51 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 81.25 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 86.17 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.70 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 93.91 four stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 88.64 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 82.91 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 70.25 two stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 69.91 one star
2011-12 04/01/2013 68.72 one star
2010-12 02/01/2012 86.38 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.05 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 78.70 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 76.22 two stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 79.06 two stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 70.46 two stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 84.64 three stars
2004-12 07/01/2006 73.18 two 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 13-6188433
Name in IRS Master File SOS CHILDRENS VILLAGE USA INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 July, 1963
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$299,106 2.86% Lynn Croneberger Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SOS Children's Villages-USA (DC) 77.68 two stars
Save the Children (CT) 85.21 three stars
Christian Relief Fund (TX) 95.32 four stars
United Palestinian Appeal (DC) 96.46 four stars
World Vision (WA) 86.15 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

SOS Children's Villages-USA
1620 I Street, N.W.
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (888) 767-4543
EIN: 13-6188433

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Board Leadership

Robert Baird, Jr.
Chairman

CEO

Neil Ghosh
CEO

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