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Action Against Hunger-USA

CharityWatch report issued
June 2018

Top-Rated Charity
CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

Action Against Hunger-USA
One Whitehall Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10004

Other Names


Tax Status


Stated Mission

To save lives by preventing, detecting, and treating under-nutrition, particularly during & after disasters and conflicts. From crisis to sustainability, tackles the direct & underlying causes of hunger through integrated, holistic solutions.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/2016

Program Percentage: 87%

The percentage of Action Against Hunger-USA's cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).


Calculated Total Expenses



Cost to Raise $100: $3

How many dollars Action Against Hunger-USA spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.


Calculated Total Contributions


Government Funding

25% to 49%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources


Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
Action Against Hunger - USA IRS Form 990 13-3327220
Action Against Hunger - USA Audited Financial Statements 13-3327220
Entity: Action Against Hunger - USA
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 13-3327220
Entity: Action Against Hunger - USA
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 13-3327220

Governance & Transparency

CharityWatch evaluates certain criteria related to a charity's Governance and Transparency. Donors may want to consider a charity's willingness to be open and transparent with CharityWatch to be a good litmus test for determining its commitment to public accountability.
This charity is Top-Rated
What does it mean to be Top-Rated?
Action Against Hunger-USA
meets governance benchmarks.
Action Against Hunger-USA
meets transparency benchmarks.
Provides Financial Information
Audit Accessibility
Governance: Policies
Reports regularly & consistently monitoring & enforcing compliance with a written Conflict of Interest Policy
Reports required, annual disclosure by officers, directors, and key staff of interests that could give rise to conflicts
Reports having a written Whistleblower Policy
Reports having a written Document Retention and Destruction Policy
Governance: Financials
Reports providing copy of tax form to all board members prior to filing it with IRS
Reports that financial statements were audited by an independent accountant
Governance: Board of Directors
Reports at least 5 voting board members
51% or more of voting board members reported as independent
Reports documenting minutes of board and board committee meetings
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  Name Title Compensation
1 Andrea Tamburini CEO $233,298
2 Luis Manuel Garcia Director of Finance $160,353
3 Christopher Lockyear Director of Operations $136,726
Name: Andrea Tamburini
Title: CEO
Compensation: $233,298
Name: Luis Manuel Garcia
Title: Director of Finance
Compensation: $160,353
Name: Christopher Lockyear
Title: Director of Operations
Compensation: $136,726

CharityWatch Analysts perform an in-depth analysis of charities' audited financial statements and IRS tax filings, and often review other documents such as state filings, annual reports, and fundraising contracts during their evaluations. Below are select notes that CharityWatch believes may be of interest to donors.
According to the Action Against Hunger-USA (AAH-USA) audit of December 31, 2016 (Note 10, In-Kind Contributions), AAH-USA reports receiving in-kind contributions of goods and services in 2016 on which it placed a total value of $3,067,299. Of this total, $2,606,654 consisted of food, according to the AAH-USA 2016 tax filing (IRS Form 990, Schedule M).

[Note: CharityWatch generally excludes the value of in-kind (non-cash) donations of goods and services from its calculations of Program % and Cost to Raise $100. More information on how grades are calculated and the treatment of in-kind donations can be found on the Our Process page.]