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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

The Christmas Box International

Every child deserves a childhood

two stars

78.59

3660 South West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
tel: (801) 747-2201   Web Site
EIN: 31-1617816

Board Leadership
Richard Paul Evans
Chairman

CEO
Celeste Edmunds
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.59 two stars
  Financial 70.00 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Christmas Box International's mission is inspired by the book The Christmas Box, the spirit and message of which symbolize the beauty and importance of love for children. The Christmas Box International partners with local and international communities and groups to prevent child abuse and to improve the quality of life for children who have been abused or neglected. Each Christmas Box House serves as a one-stop assessment center for abused and neglected children, from infants through children at the age of 18. Children in our care receive mental, emotional, and physical care in a home-like, loving environment.

The Christmas Box International's mission is inspired by the book The Christmas Box, the spirit and message of which symbolize the beauty and importance of love for children. The Christmas Box International partners with local and international communities and groups to prevent child abuse and to improve the quality of life for children who have been abused or neglected. Each Christmas Box House serves as a one-stop assessment center for abused and neglected children, from infants through children at the age of 18. Children in our care receive mental, emotional, and physical care in a home-like, loving environment.

Financial

two stars

70.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
88.1%
  Administrative Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 207.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Christmas Box International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Christmas Box International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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The Christmas Box International (UT) 78.59 two stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $885,139
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $55,550
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $940,689
   Program Service Revenue $11,979
Total Primary Revenue $952,668
   Other Revenue $114,822
TOTAL REVENUE $1,067,490
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $977,693
   Administrative Expenses $57,174
   Fundraising Expenses $78,842
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,113,709
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-46,219
   
Net Assets $-1,269,526

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
Christmas Box Rooms $547,887 56.0%
Project Elf $310,402 31.7%
Direct Services $115,269 11.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 08/01/2020 78.59 two stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 85.19 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 85.27 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 84.16 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 78.89 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 82.23 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 77.79 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 77.84 two stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 77.82 two stars
2010-12 05/01/2012 80.21 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 79.61 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 76.92 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 86.15 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 89.21 three stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 84.71 three stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 81.51 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 76.51 two stars
2004-12 07/01/2006 88.44 three 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 31-1617816
Name in IRS Master File CHRISTMAS BOX INTERNATIONAL
NTEE Code S50
NTEE Classification Nonprofit Management
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 February, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$70,909 6.36% Lisa McDonald Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Christmas Box International (UT) 78.59 two stars
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Arkansas Baptist Children's Homes and Family Ministries (AR) 94.97 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

The Christmas Box International
3660 South West Temple

Salt Lake City, UT 84115
tel: (801) 747-2201
EIN: 31-1617816

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Board Leadership

Richard Paul Evans
Chairman

CEO

Celeste Edmunds
Executive Director

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