International : Development and Relief Services

Hope Unlimited for Children

Transforming the lives of Brazil's street kids

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three stars

82.48

3130 Alpine Road Suite 288-125
Portola Valley, CA 94028
tel: (888) 444-1344   Web Site
EIN: 33-0480141

Board Leadership
Paul Husby
Chairman

CEO
Philip Smith
Co-founder and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.48 three stars
  Financial 75.55 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of thrift stores
6
Number of programs in Brazil
12
Number of vocational training courses
16
Number of mission trips from the US per year
13
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

75.55

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
78.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.14
  Program Expenses Growth -4.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.8%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,481,945
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,481,945
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,481,945
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $1,481,945
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $931,221
   Administrative Expenses $231,131
   Fundraising Expenses $231,457
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,393,809
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $88,136
   
Net Assets $195,497

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$134,231 9.63% Philip Smith CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$148,911 10.68% David Nowell President

Mission

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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hope Unlimited for Children (CA) 82.48 three stars
Christian World Outreach (CO) 91.99 four stars
God's Littlest Angels (CO) 88.15 three stars
Armenian General Benevolent Union (NY) 91.04 four stars
HOPE worldwide (CA) 91.55 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hope Unlimited for Children
3130 Alpine Road
Suite 288-125
Portola Valley, CA 94028
tel: (888) 444-1344
fax: (650) 688-9971
EIN: 33-0480141

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Board Leadership

Paul Husby
Chairman

CEO

Philip Smith
Co-founder and CEO