EIN 82-1078462

Kids in Need Foundation

IRS 501(c) type
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Kids in Need Foundation provides school supplies and resources to under-resourced schools and students nationwide, including disaster recovery support.
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Program areas at Kids in Need Foundation

National network of resource centers (including twin cities resource center) - the Foundation partners with over 40 resource centers across the country to help distribute much-needed school supplies to students who would otherwise go without. These organizations focus on schools with high percentages of students enrolled in the federal free and reduced lunch program. The resource centers are independently operated by nonprofit organizations that meet the Foundation's requirements.
Supply a student: the Foundation seeks sponsors to provide school supplies to children in Need. Under this program, the Foundation provides backpacks containing school supplies for children in Need. These school supplies are shipped to various schools and approved charities.
Supply a teacher - focuses on core mission of providing essential school supplies to the classrooms of children most in Need. Successful applicants receive two large boxes containing a predetermined assortment of core items with a retail value of approximately $500.
Second responder the Foundation provides free school supplies to students who have been affected by a natural disaster, such as a tornado, hurricane, wildfire, or flood, to facilitate their recovery from the trauma of their experiences and help them resume their normal routines.

Who funds Kids in Need Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Medtronic FoundationBackpack Supplies - P6$275,000
Dollar General Literacy FoundationYouth Literacy Partner$200,000
The Blackbaud Giving FundGeneral Support$164,148
...and 50 more grants received totalling $1,318,312

Personnel at Kids in Need Foundation

Corey GordonChief Executive Officer$231,857
Suzanne WerdannChief Brand Officer$153,351
Wade JonesVice President Finance and Operations$129,254
Paul WilsonSenior Director of Grants and Business Development$125,955
Dawn SouthgateChair$0
...and 12 more key personnel

Financials for Kids in Need Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$149,396,898
Program services$30,750
Investment income and dividends$35,912
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-1,000
Net income from fundraising events$-21,117
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$149,441,443

Form 990s for Kids in Need Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-08-29990View PDF
2021-122022-08-15990View PDF
2020-122021-10-11990View PDF
2019-122021-04-01990View PDF
2018-122019-12-26990View PDF
Data update history
February 4, 2024
Received grants
Identified 14 new grant, including a grant for $160,000 from The Minneapolis Foundation
November 17, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 5 new personnel
November 9, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
October 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $200,000 from Dollar General Literacy Foundation
August 22, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
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General information
2719 Patton Rd
Roseville, MN 55113
Metro area
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI
Ramsey County, MN
Website URL
(612) 465-0135
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B12: Education Fund Raising and Fund Distribution
NAICS code, primary
624190: Individual and Family Services
Parent/child status
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