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International : Development and Relief Services

ChildFund International

We help vulnerable children along life's journey

three stars

85.29

2821 Emerywood Parkway Richmond, VA 23294
tel: (800) 776-6767   Web Site
EIN: 54-0536100

Board Leadership
Marilyn Gist
Chairman

CEO
Anne Lynam Goddard
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.29 three stars
  Financial 79.20 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

two stars

79.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
82.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.29
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ChildFund International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ChildFund International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ChildFund International (VA) 85.29 three stars
Child Foundation (OR) 90.89 four stars
Love A Child, Inc. (FL) 90.71 four stars
Tanzanian Children's Fund (MA) 96.60 four stars
Safe Passage (ME) 93.24 four stars

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Founded in 1938, ChildFund International (formerly Christian Children's Fund) is inspired and driven by the potential that is inherent in all children; the potential not only to survive but to thrive, to become leaders who bring positive change for those around them. Our area of excellence and great strength is our deep understanding of children's experiences of deprivation, exclusion and vulnerability, and our dedication to placing those experiences at the center of our policy and practice. We work to reduce the roots of poverty by: giving a voice to deprived, excluded and vulnerable children and youth and implementing child development, protection and emergency assistance programs through local communities.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $212,792,065
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $15,865,009
Total Contributions $228,657,074
   Program Service Revenue $1,248,225
Total Primary Revenue $229,905,299
   Other Revenue $2,217,236
TOTAL REVENUE $232,122,535
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $193,536,956
   Administrative Expenses $16,942,998
   Fundraising Expenses $21,547,941
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $232,027,895
   
Payments to Affiliates $474,178
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $94,640
   
Net Assets $86,580,052

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Basic Education $77,201,406 39.9%
Health and Sanitation $35,624,194 18.4%
Early Childhood Development $22,647,359 11.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 08/01/2016 85.29 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.87 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 85.04 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 84.77 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 84.54 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 84.28 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 83.21 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 82.41 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 83.29 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 06/01/2010 74.10 two stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 90.58 four stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 88.20 three stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 88.06 three stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 88.14 three stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 84.50 three stars
2003-06 04/01/2004 81.45 three stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 78.45 two stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 77.81 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 54-0536100
Name in IRS Master File CHILDFUND INTERNATIONAL USA
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (927) Fundraising
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date April, 1951
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$324,548 0.13% Anne Goddard President

Founded in 1938, ChildFund International (formerly Christian Children's Fund) is inspired and driven by the potential that is inherent in all children; the potential not only to survive but to thrive, to become leaders who bring positive change for those around them. Our area of excellence and great strength is our deep understanding of children's experiences of deprivation, exclusion and vulnerability, and our dedication to placing those experiences at the center of our policy and practice. We work to reduce the roots of poverty by: giving a voice to deprived, excluded and vulnerable children and youth and implementing child development, protection and emergency assistance programs through local communities.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ChildFund International (VA) 85.29 three stars
Love A Child, Inc. (FL) 90.71 four stars
Handicap International US (MD) 89.39 three stars
OneSky (Half the Sky Foundation) (CA) 87.62 three stars
Safe Passage (ME) 93.24 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

ChildFund International
2821 Emerywood Parkway
Richmond, VA 23294
tel: (800) 776-6767
EIN: 54-0536100

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Board Leadership

Marilyn Gist
Chairman

CEO

Anne Lynam Goddard
President & CEO

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