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Partnership for a Healthier America

CharityWatch report issued
June 2019

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

Partnership for a Healthier America
1203 19th Street NW
3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20036

Other Names


Tax Status


Stated Mission

Working with the private sector to end the childhood obesity crisis.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 06/30/2018

Program Percentage: 80%

The percentage of Partnership for a Healthier America's cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).


Calculated Total Expenses



Cost to Raise $100: $13

How many dollars Partnership for a Healthier America spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.


Calculated Total Contributions


Government Funding

0% to 24%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources


Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
Partnership for a Healthier America IRS Form 990 27-1712188
Partnership for a Healthier America Audited Financial Statements 27-1712188
Entity: Partnership for a Healthier America
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 27-1712188
Entity: Partnership for a Healthier America
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 27-1712188

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?
Partnership for a Healthier America
meets governance benchmarks.
Partnership for a Healthier America
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
Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy

  Name Title Compensation
1 Larry Soler CEO $283,216
2 Stacy Molander COO $208,643
3 Blythe Thomas Chief Marketing Officer $181,144
Name: Larry Soler
Title: CEO
Compensation: $283,216
Name: Stacy Molander
Title: COO
Compensation: $208,643
Name: Blythe Thomas
Title: Chief Marketing Officer
Compensation: $181,144

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 Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) audit of June 30, 2018 (Note G, Non-Cash Transactions), PHA received in-kind contributions in fiscal 2018 on which it placed a total value of $11,600.

[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.]
According to the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) tax filing for the fiscal year-ended June 30, 2018, PHA reports re: Compensation, Supplemental Information (IRS Form 990, Schedule J, Part III):

Regarding nonfixed payments to officers, directors, trustees, key employees and highest compensated employees (Schedule J, Part I, Line 7):

"PHA has an incentive compensation plan, which applies to all employees. Employees and supervisors set goals each year and are evaluated annually against those goals. Performance goals are a broad spectrum of financial and non-financial goals. The PHA compensation committee oversees the incentive compensation plan."

PHA reports "Bonus & incentive compensation" payments in the following amounts to four individuals in calendar year 2017 (IRS Form 990, Schedule J, Part II):

(1) Larry Soler, CEO (until 7/2017): $19,233, with reported total compensation of $283,216;
(2) Stacy Molander, Chief Operating Officer: $10,440, with reported total compensation of $208,643;
(3) Blythe Thomas, Chief Marketing Officer: $8,385, with reported total compensation of $181,144; and
(4) Charlene Burgeson, Executive Director: $5,000, with reported total compensation of $170,948.

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