EIN 82-1078462

Kids in Need Foundation

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To ensure that every child is prepared to learn and succeed by providing free school supplies nationally to students most in Need. This is done through four major programs: national network of resource centers, teacher supply box, second responder, an...
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Program areas at Kids in Need Foundation

National network of resource centers (including twin cities resource center) - the Foundation pertners 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.

Who funds Kids in Need Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Dollar General Literacy FoundationYouth Literacy Partner$175,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$34,830
American Online Giving FoundationGeneral Support$17,841
...and 10 more grants received

Personnel at Kids in Need Foundation

Corey GordonChief Executive Officer$212,256
Suzanne WerdannVice President Cause MRK and Partnership Strategies$125,401
David SmithExecutive Director$124,936
Becky ShawAccounting Director$73,679
Guy RauTreasurer$0
...and 10 more key personnel

Financials for Kids in Need Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$51,581,382
Program services$19,450
Investment income and dividends$59,338
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$7,742
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$51,667,912

Form 990s for Kids in Need Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-04-01990View PDF
2018-122019-12-26990View PDF
Data update history
July 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $175,000 from Dollar General Literacy Foundation
June 2, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
September 28, 2021
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $17,841 from American Online Giving Foundation
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
June 17, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 32 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
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EducationHuman servicesForeign affairsInternational developmentPublic safety
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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
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
M20: Disaster Preparedness and Relief Service
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
Parent/child status
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