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International : Development and Relief Services

Orphan's Lifeline of Hope International

Bringing hope to the orphans of the world

three stars

83.38

135 Kelly Road Kalispell, MT 59901
tel: (406) 257-0868   Web Site
EIN: 81-0530827

CEO
David Board
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.38 three stars
  Financial 86.17 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Orphan's Lifeline of Hope International was founded as Lifeline of Hope in 2000 and works to bring hope to the orphans of the world. We do this by providing food, shelter, medical care, children's Bibles, educational assistance, adoption services and more in a manner that breaks the cycle of dependence and promotes individual and societal productivity as well as charitable character within the community. We get results that are both measurable, effective and efficient and provide evidence and security to our doors through our reporting, due diligence and on-going assessments of the orphan children's homes we provide for.

Orphan's Lifeline of Hope International was founded as Lifeline of Hope in 2000 and works to bring hope to the orphans of the world. We do this by providing food, shelter, medical care, children's Bibles, educational assistance, adoption services and more in a manner that breaks the cycle of dependence and promotes individual and societal productivity as well as charitable character within the community. We get results that are both measurable, effective and efficient and provide evidence and security to our doors through our reporting, due diligence and on-going assessments of the orphan children's homes we provide for.

Financial

three stars

86.17

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
84.6%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.33
  Program Expenses Growth 0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Orphan's Lifeline of Hope International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Orphan's Lifeline of Hope International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Feedback

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Here's how this organization is listening and learning from the people they serve:
How is the organization collecting feedback?
Suggestion box/email
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
Our staff, Our board
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
We have started a church update program for churches that actively support our program The update will be in 11x14 poster form, with church name and photos and notes of/from the orphans that their donation provides for These updates will be provided every 6 months Individual donors were requesting more detailed updates on the orphan homes and children they sponsor We create private donor only Facebook Groups where we submit monthly updates with photos and reports from orphan home directors
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Orphan's Lifeline of Hope International (MT) 83.38 three stars
OneSky (CA) 85.10 three stars
International Children's Care (WA) 87.82 three stars
The Tibet Fund (NY) 96.66 four stars
Kids Alive International (IN) 99.51 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,810,355
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,810,355
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,810,355
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $1,810,355
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $1,360,639
   Administrative Expenses $221,367
   Fundraising Expenses $60,925
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,642,931
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $167,424
   
Net Assets $538,990

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
Group Homes Basic Needs $971,956 70.0%
Group Homes Management and Facilities $374,897 27.0%
Delivery of Goods to Children $41,655 3.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2021 83.38 three stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 82.88 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 84.25 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 84.04 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 77.10 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.59 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 83.16 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 81.07 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 80.80 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 82.95 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 73.76 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 69.85 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 71.73 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 87.58 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 90.13 four stars
2007-12 09/01/2009 91.03 four 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 81-0530827
Name in IRS Master File LIFE LINE OF HOPE A NON-PROFIT
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
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 March, 2000
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$99,022 6.02% Dave Board President and CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Orphan's Lifeline of Hope International (MT) 83.38 three stars
OneSky (CA) 85.10 three stars
Children of Armenia Fund (NY) 91.63 four stars
Children's Shelter of Cebu (MN) 90.87 four stars
Kinship United (IL) 96.46 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Orphan's Lifeline of Hope International
135 Kelly Road
Kalispell, MT 59901
tel: (406) 257-0868
fax: (406) 257-4744
EIN: 81-0530827

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1100
Kalispell, MT 59901

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CEO

David Board
President & CEO

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