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Plan International USA partners with institutional and individual donors to empower children and communities in more than 50 countries around the world.

Plan International USA partners with institutional and individual donors to empower children and communities in more than 50 countries around the world.

We recognize that the work of addressing poverty in developing countries can’t be achieved without the help of our supporters, sponsors, and donors. Therefore, our commitment to accountability and ethical practices are central to everything we do.

We believe that because our donors and sponsors are truly partners, the use of their contributions should be administered in an open and transparent manner.

Fiscal Year 2017 Expenditures

    % of Program Expenses
    % of Fundraising
    % of Management & General

Plan International USA is a 501(c)(3) Charity

Plan International USA has been granted tax-exempt status under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. To obtain a copy of our most recent audited financial report, download it here, call us toll free at 800.556.7918, or email us at

Our Board of Directors comprises of a group of individuals with varying professional backgrounds who willingly serve the organization and guide its strategic direction.

Program Expenses

Programs administered through Plan International USA promote children's rights and provide better opportunities for families and communities in more than 50 countries worldwide.

For more information about our program expenses and project activities, please download our Program Service Accomplishments document.


Our campaigns are carefully planned and managed to control the rising costs of recruitment and fundraising.

Management and General:

Donor Relations Representatives are available to help you with any questions you may have about the organization, your sponsorship, or our programs in general.

We also work hard to keep management and facilities expenses to a minimum, regularly meeting standards set by the Better Business Bureau's Wise Giving Alliance.

Condensed Statement of Activities and Changes in Net Assets
For the Fiscal Year Ended June 30 2017
Operating Revenue    
Public support and revenue:    
           Sponsorship contributions $ 19,259,606
           Private and federal grants/contracts   35,572,510
           Contributions for community projects   5,617,339
           Other contributions   15,535,711 (1)
                   Total public support and revenue   75,985,166
           Investment and other operating revenue   931,284
                   Total income          $ 76,916,450
Program expenses:        
          Program and technical support   46,358,306
          Building relationships   968,839
          Development education and advocacy   6,895,809 (1)
                  Total program expenses  $  54,222,954
Operating expenses    
          Fundraising   4,943,301
          Management and general   10,245,181
                 Total operating expenses   15,188,482
                 Total expenses  $ 69,411,436
Nonoperating results   267,408
Total change in net assets 7,772,422
Net assets at beginning of year   28,164,317
Net assets at end of year  $ 35,936,739

(1) An important element of Plan’s outreach are the initiatives and partnerships we develop to increase awareness of global poverty. One such major campaign conducted during the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017 was Plan’s and Nickelodeon International’s "Together for Good" global initiative which provided a platform to inspire its audiences to get involved in their communities. This campaign included over $5.6m of media donated to Plan which was broadcast across multiple platforms in 170 countries and territories. The revenue and expense amounts related to this donation are reported as part of “Other contributions” revenue and “Development Education and Advocacy” expense in the Condensed Statement of Activities in accordance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

The condensed statement of activities and changes in net assets is an excerpt from the audited financial statements of Plan International USA. Click here to download a full copy of the financial statements as audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.

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