World Central Kitchen, Inc.
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About this organization
World Central Kitchen (WCK) is first to the frontlines, providing meals in response to humanitarian, climate, and community crises while working to build resilient food systems with locally led solutions.
Founded in 2010 by Chef José Andrés, WCK has served more than 200 million fresh meals to people impacted by natural disasters and other crises around the world. WCK’s Resilience Programs strengthen food and nutrition security by training chefs and school cooks; advancing clean cooking practices; and awarding grants to farms, fisheries, and small food businesses while also providing educational and networking opportunities.
Interesting data from their 2019 990 filing
The purpose of the non-profit is stated in the filing as “Using the power of food to empower communities and strengthen economies.”.
Their activities were defined as: “Using the power of food to empower communities and strengthen economies.”.
- As per legal requirements, the non-profit's state of operation is reported as MD.
- The non-profit's address in 2019 as per the filing is 1342 FLORIDA AVENUE NW, WASHINGTON, DC, 20009.
- The form of the non-profit organization shows 7 employees as of 2019.
- Does not operate a hospital.
- Does not operate a school.
- Does not collect art.
- Does not provide credit counseling.
- Has foreign activities.
- Is not a donor advised fund.
- Is not a private foundation.
- Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
- Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
- Revenue less expenses is $3,709,225.
- The compensation policy for the CEO of the organization is established through an impartial evaluation and endorsement.
- The organization has a written policy that describes how long it will retain documents.
- The organization has 9 independent voting members.
- The organization was formed in 2010.
- The organization has a written policy that addresses conflicts of interest.
- The organization is required to file Schedule B.
- The organization is required to file Schedule O.
- The organization pays $369,128 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
- The organization pays $523,956 in fundraising expenses.
- The organization provides Form 990 to its governing body.
- The organization pays grants to individuals.
- The organization has minutes of its meetings.
- The organization has a written whistleblower policy.
- The organization has fundraising events.
- The organization has grants to organizations.
- The organization's financial statements were reviewed by an accountant.
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