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International : Development and Relief Services

Child Foundation

Changing the face of the future . . .one child at a time

four stars

90.89

2020 NE 102nd Ave Portland, OR 97220
tel: (503) 224-0409   Web Site
EIN: 93-1148608

Board Leadership
Ali Eydgahi
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Kamyar Lashgari
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.89 four stars
  Financial 87.12 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Child Foundation helps children in need, who have been identified as high achievers, to remain in school. Since 1994, Child Foundation has provided basic necessities to children living in poverty or hardship. By providing access to education, Child Foundation hopes to eliminate children prematurely leaving school, and, in certain countries, early matrimony. We believe that education can move a child beyond the stigma of poverty, and give that child the tools to reach his or her true potential.

Child Foundation helps children in need, who have been identified as high achievers, to remain in school. Since 1994, Child Foundation has provided basic necessities to children living in poverty or hardship. By providing access to education, Child Foundation hopes to eliminate children prematurely leaving school, and, in certain countries, early matrimony. We believe that education can move a child beyond the stigma of poverty, and give that child the tools to reach his or her true potential.

Financial

three stars

87.12

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
87.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth 8.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 48.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Child Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Child Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Child Foundation (OR) 90.89 four stars
OneSky (Half the Sky Foundation) (CA) 87.62 three stars
El Hogar Ministries (MA) 90.57 four stars
Love A Child, Inc. (FL) 90.71 four stars
World Orphans (CO) 93.91 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,968,402
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,968,402
   Program Service Revenue $4,917
Total Primary Revenue $2,973,319
   Other Revenue $29,679
TOTAL REVENUE $3,002,998
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,512,862
   Administrative Expenses $89,256
   Fundraising Expenses $76,911
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,679,029
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $323,969
   
Net Assets $595,816

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
Support to Disadvantaged Children in Iran $1,818,966 72.4%
Support to Disadvantaged Children in Afghanistan $106,551 4.2%
Support to Disadvantaged Children in Nepal and Indonesia $34,108 1.4%

Ratings History
Child Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-05 06/01/2017 90.89 four stars
2015-05 06/01/2016 91.79 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-05 03/01/2016 87.71 three stars
2014-05 10/01/2015 80.14 three stars
2014-05 09/01/2015 79.94 two stars
2013-05 11/01/2014 91.03 four stars
2013-05 10/01/2014 89.39 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-05 12/22/2010 83.62 three stars
2010-05 12/10/2010 --Donor Advisory

Prior to 9/1/2016, Charity Navigator issued Advisories under the name CN Watchlist and Donor Advisory. For more information on the CN Advisory system click here. This charity was issued a DA.

This donor advisory was published on Friday, December 10, 2010

In accordance with our policy for removing Donor Advisories, Charity Navigator removed the Donor Advisory for Child Foundation on October 1, 2014 because the Donor Advisory had been in place for more than a year (since December 2010) and because the issue that prompted the Donor Advisory has been resolved. Specifically: 

  • Child Foundation has fully complied with all terms of probation set by the court and completed its two year probation in March 2014.
  • Child Foundation has created a compliance manual ensuring strict compliance with the rules and regulations. For more information, please see the letter of explanation provided by the Child Foundation.

Charity Navigator had published a Donor Advisory for this charity because we became aware of the following information in connection with this charity:

  • It had been reported that the Child Foundation plead guilty to charges involving the Iranian Embargo. For more information, please see the FBI's press release
  • In response, Child Foundation published a Q&A document to help keep its stakeholders informed. 
  • In March 2012, it was reported that a judge fined Child Foundation $50,000 and put the nonprofit on probation for two years. For more information, see an article from The Oregonian.
2009-05 12/15/2009 91.69 four stars
2008-05 12/01/2009 79.13 two stars
2007-05 09/01/2008 84.91 three stars
2006-05 08/01/2007 83.65 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 93-1148608
Name in IRS Master File CHILD FOUNDATION
NTEE Code P58
NTEE Classification Gift Distribution
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 January, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
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  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
  • May, 2013
  • May, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Peyman Raoofi President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Child Foundation (OR) 90.89 four stars
Christian Relief Fund (TX) 97.24 four stars
VisionTrust International (CO) 91.16 four stars
Children of the Nations (WA) 93.09 four stars
El Hogar Ministries (MA) 90.57 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Child Foundation
2020 NE 102nd Ave
Portland, OR 97220
tel: (503) 224-0409
fax: (503) 297-1546
EIN: 93-1148608

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Board Leadership

Ali Eydgahi
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Kamyar Lashgari
President

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