Our Independent Charity Evaluations

The following organizations offer independent, third-party assessment of Action Against Hunger’s organizational and financial health.

Charity Navigator

For fifteen years in a row, Charity Navigator has awarded Action Against Hunger a four-star rating for sound organizational management.


The Better Business Bureau's (BBB) Wise Giving Alliance has verified that Action Against Hunger meets all of its rigorous standards.

Charity Watch

Charity Watch qualifies Action Against Hunger as a "top-rated hunger organization," awarding our organization an "A" rating.

guidestar platinum

Guidestar offers a third party, independent assessment of Action Against Hunger as a "Platinum participant" nonprofit.


The InterAction Member Standards seal is a significant mark of recognition to meet InterAction’s standards and emphasize our organization’s legitimacy in the vital areas of governance, financial management, and program performance.

Transparency & Accountability

Action Against Hunger operates efficiently with minimal fundraising and administrative costs: We strive to commit $0.91 of every dollar directly to our field programs. Our organizational health and sound financial management is evident in the top scores we receive from the independent, third-party rating agencies listed above.

Financial efficiency is one indicator of organizational health; a guarantee of effective programs is absolutely essential for an international agency like Action Against Hunger. And we insist on independent, external assessments of our programs as well: we regularly undertake external assessments to evaluate our program impact, coverage, coherence, relevance, sustainability, effectiveness, and efficiency, and we’ve developed quality management procedures and an internal auditing system designed to streamline our capabilities and optimize our resource use.

We are committed to a policy of transparency and disclosure by ensuring that key financial information is publicly available with guarantees of good management.

► Sign up to join the fight against world hunger.

IRS 501(c)(3) Letter

Action Against Hunger is a U.S. registered nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization and meets all tax-exempt requirements for a charitable organization as stated by the Internal Revenue Service. View our IRS 501(c)(3) letter.

Action Against Hunger's EIN is 13-3327220.

Action Against Hunger is leading a global movement to end hunger in our lifetimes. It innovates solutions, advocates for change, and reaches 26 million people every year with proven hunger prevention and treatment programs. As a nonprofit that works across 50 countries, its 8,300 dedicated staff members partner with communities to address the root causes of hunger, including climate change, conflict, inequity, and emergencies. It strives to create a world free from hunger, for everyone, for good.