Where your money goes

Responsible, transparent financial management is a hallmark of Unbound. We ensure contributions work hard to meet your sponsored friend's needs, resulting in top ratings from independent charity evaluators.

In 2023, 90.2% of Unbound's expenses went toward program support, with more than $114 million in direct assistance to our programs around the world.

We’re committed to keeping our costs low to send the maximum amount of support where it’s needed most. Our sponsored friends, and our sponsors, deserve that.

Unbound is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, federal EIN: 43-1243999. Contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law unless otherwise noted. View our IRS tax determination letter.




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Top-Rated and Reviewed

Unbound consistently meets and exceeds standards of third-party charity evaluators that help donors make wise giving decisions.
Unbound is awarded 4 out of 4 stars by Charity Navigator, with the highest score of 100 in the area of accountability and transparency.
Unbound is the only child sponsorship organization to receive CharityWatch's highest rating, an A+.
Unbound receives the distinction of Top-Rated Nonprofit from Great Nonprofits, based on reviews from people who donate to or benefit from nonprofit organizations.
Unbound holds the Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar.