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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services (Grantmaking)

Hope Unlimited for Children

Transforming the lives of Brazil's street kids

three stars

85.94

P.O. Box 100 Jefferson City, TN 37760
tel: (888) 444-1344   Web Site
EIN: 33-0480141

Board Leadership
Burt McDowell
Chairman

CEO
Philip Smith
Co-founder and CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.94 three stars
  Financial 86.96 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1991, Hope Unlimited for Children transforms the lives of children at mortal risk, providing them and their future generations a productive future and eternal hope. We minister to the physical, educational, and spiritual needs of Brazil's street children. Hope Unlimited helps these children to experience personal transformation while being equipped to live successful, productive lives as adult members of society. Hope's comprehensive Christ-centered model is long-term, residential, educational and community-based. In order to impact the lives of tens of thousands of street children, we are developing the Hope Institute to train local organizations to serve more effectively and expand their reach.

Founded in 1991, Hope Unlimited for Children transforms the lives of children at mortal risk, providing them and their future generations a productive future and eternal hope. We minister to the physical, educational, and spiritual needs of Brazil's street children. Hope Unlimited helps these children to experience personal transformation while being equipped to live successful, productive lives as adult members of society. Hope's comprehensive Christ-centered model is long-term, residential, educational and community-based. In order to impact the lives of tens of thousands of street children, we are developing the Hope Institute to train local organizations to serve more effectively and expand their reach.

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Financial

three stars

86.96

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.08
  Program Expenses Growth 7.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 34.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hope Unlimited for Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hope Unlimited for Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hope Unlimited for Children (TN) 85.94 three stars
Black Mountain Home for Children, Youth & Families (NC) 93.89 four stars
Place of Hope (FL) 98.23 four stars
Cookson Hills Christian School (OK) 96.43 four stars
KidsTLC (KS) 92.61 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,398,055
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,398,055
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,398,055
   Other Revenue $-518
TOTAL REVENUE $1,397,537
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,184,797
   Administrative Expenses $120,690
   Fundraising Expenses $121,394
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,426,881
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-29,344
   
Net Assets $108,369

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
Grant Distribution to Brazil $1,184,797 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 85.94 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 83.70 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.69 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 81.12 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 80.53 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 78.73 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 78.55 two stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 83.62 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 87.41 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 84.47 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 74.69 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 81.65 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 82.35 three stars
2006-12 08/01/2007 79.51 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 33-0480141
Name in IRS Master File HOPE UNLIMITED FOR CHILDREN INC
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 October, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$150,105 10.51% Philip Smith CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$148,911 10.43% David Nowell President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hope Unlimited for Children (TN) 85.94 three stars
HOPE South Florida (FL) 90.10 four stars
High Plains Children's Home and Family Services (TX) 87.42 three stars
Covenant House Missouri (MO) 92.61 four stars
Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children (OK) 87.22 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hope Unlimited for Children
P.O. Box 100
Jefferson City, TN 37760
tel: (888) 444-1344
fax: (865) 475-3443
EIN: 33-0480141

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Board Leadership

Burt McDowell
Chairman

CEO

Philip Smith
Co-founder and CEO

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