EIN 73-6108657

Feed the Children

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
246
Year formed
1964
Most recent tax filings
2019-06
NTEE code, primary
Financials as of 2019-06
Revenues
$287.7m
-$82m
-22.2%
 
$279m: Grants & donations
 
$4m: Govt grants
 
$2m: Misc rev
Expenses
$317.1m
-$72m
-18.4%
 
$240m: Grants, in USA
 
$37m: Grants, non-USA
 
$13m: Expense, other
 
$28m: Misc other expenses
Assets
$91.9m
-$29m
-24.0%
 
$38m: Invt
 
$22m: Stocks & bonds
 
$17m: Bldg & equip
 
$15m: Misc other assets
Liabilities
$6.5m
+$181k
2.9%
 
$4m: Accts pay
 
$3m: Notes & mortg pay
 
$167k: Other lia
 
$200k: Misc other liabilities
Description
Established in 1979, Feed the Children exists to defeat childhood hunger. It is one of the largest U.S.-based charities and serves those in need in the U.S. and in 10 countries around the world.

Program areas at Feed the Children

Food and personal essentials:in the united states, Feed the Children supplements basic needs of Children and families with food and other basic necessities. Feed the Children partners with over 1,200 local agencies, including food pantries, churches, and soup kitchens, distributing food and other essentials to help families nationwide. No child or family is ever charged for the food, supplies and assistance they receive.
Educational and community support: domestically, to empower the well-being of Children and their families lacking life's essentials, Feed the Children delivers backpacks filled with school supplies, age appropriate books and personal hygiene items, to homeless students enrolled in public schools, helping to provide a sense of normalcy for these Children. To date, Feed the Children has distributed more than 1 million backpacks. Additionally, Children across the country receive school supplies or Children's book each year through education-focused projects. Feed the Children's teacher's store program provides much-needed school supplies and resources to teachers, free of charge.
Disaster response: Feed the Children is able to swiftly respond in times of disaster due to its dedicated fleet of semi-tractor trailers, and it works with its network of agency partners to provide emergency essentials to victims of natural and man-made disasters, including badly needed supplies of non-perishable food items, basic essentials (hygiene and toiletries items), water, cleaning supplies, as well as books and school supplies.

Form 990s for Feed the Children

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-062020-09-10990View PDF
2018-062019-05-14990View PDF
2017-062018-04-10990View PDF
2016-062017-07-28990View PDF
2015-062016-07-30990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s

Who funds Feed the Children

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
America's Charities (AC)General Support$262,501
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...and 147 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
U. S. Agency for International DevelopmentUSAID FOREIGN ASSISTANCE FOR PROGRAMS OVERSEAS$2,587,222
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Grants made by Feed the Children

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Boys & Girls Club of Weber-DavisNecessities for Needy Children & Families
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...and 421 more grants made

Financials for Feed the Children

RevenuesFYE 06/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$283,408,988
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$708,126
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$17,089
Net rental income$264,790
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$931,727
Net income from fundraising events$45,775
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$2,287,577
Total revenues$287,664,072

Personnel at Feed the Children

NameTitleCompensation
Travis ArnoldPresident and Chief Executive Officer$374,226
Gary SloanChief Operations Officer$213,344
Christy TharpChief Financial Officer$203,529
 Subscribe to viewChief Development and Marketing Officer$176,260
 Subscribe to viewChief Information Officer$196,941
...and 12 more key personnel

Organizations like Feed the Children

OrganizationLocationRevenue
Food For The Poor (FFP)Coconut Creek, FL$914,482,299
Matthew 25 MinistriesCincinnati, OH$233,829,665
Project Cure / Benevolent Healthcare FoundationCentennial, CO$75,848,436
Doctors without Borders USANew York, NY$434,252,453
Convoy of HopeSpringfield, MO$194,826,293
The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA)New York, NY$273,232,188
United States Fund for UnicefNew York, NY$538,517,959
AmeriCares FoundationStamford, CT$976,347,900
The Home Depot Foundation and Homer FundAtlanta, GA$94,197,269
Food Bank of the RockiesDenver, CO$108,732,155
Second Harvest HeartlandMaplewood, MN$161,802,097
Aga Khan Foundation UsaWashington, DC$173,497,175
Atlanta Community Food BankAtlanta, GA$163,881,557
Soles4SoulsOld Hickory, TN$93,110,388
American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA)Washington, DC$100,306,038
Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF)Oak Brook, IL$86,958,909
UnboundKansas City, KS$139,369,940
Gavi the Vaccine Alliance (GAVI)Switzerland, $708,136,605
Catholic Medical Mission BoardNew York, NY$433,856,899
Central Pennsylvania Food BankHarrisburg, PA$92,700,510
Northern Illinois Food BankGeneva, IL$128,567,048
Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle TNNashville, TN$92,922,876
Greater Cleveland Food BankCleveland, OH$91,856,981
Harvesters - The Community Food NetworkKansas City, MO$102,715,782
Global ImpactAlexandria, VA$74,130,858
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$287,664,072
2019
Yearly growth
-22.2%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$317,131,924
2019
Yearly growth
-18.4%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$91,858,812
2019
Yearly growth
-24%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
246
2019
Yearly growth
-9.2%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
333 N Meridian
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Metro area
Oklahoma City, OK
Website URL
feedthechildren.org/ 
Phone
(800) 627-4556
Facebook page
feedthechildren 
Twitter profile
@feedthechildren 
IRS details
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1964
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
Q33: International Relief
NAICS code, primary
624230: Emergency and Relief Services
Parent/child status
Independent
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