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Cross International

Delivering food, shelter, and hope to the poorest of the poor

three stars

87.35

600 Southwest Third Street Suite 2201
Pompano Beach, FL 33060
tel: (800) 391-8545   Web Site
EIN: 65-1086387

Board Leadership
Rev. Jimmy Dodd
Chairman

CEO
Jim Cavnar
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.35 three stars
  Financial 82.12 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Cross International was launched in 2001 to mobilize the Christian Church to help the poor in developing countries. It achieves this through shipments of resources (food, medicines, educational supplies, etc.) and by funding a wide range of Christian outreaches, including digging wells for safe water, constructing homes, staffing Christian schools, supporting medical clinics, and creating self-help initiatives to break the cycle of poverty. After natural disasters, the ministry also assists relief efforts run by Christian church partners around the globe. Since its inception, Cross International has had a major impact on Christian outreaches in more than 50 countries, including the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Guatemala, Peru, Mexico, Kenya, Zambia, Ethiopia and the Philippines. Its priority is to serve the poorest of the poor, so many of its resources and programs focus on the needs of orphans, the disabled and vulnerable children.

Cross International was launched in 2001 to mobilize the Christian Church to help the poor in developing countries. It achieves this through shipments of resources (food, medicines, educational supplies, etc.) and by funding a wide range of Christian outreaches, including digging wells for safe water, constructing homes, staffing Christian schools, supporting medical clinics, and creating self-help initiatives to break the cycle of poverty. After natural disasters, the ministry also assists relief efforts run by Christian church partners around the globe. Since its inception, Cross International has had a major impact on Christian outreaches in more than 50 countries, including the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Guatemala, Peru, Mexico, Kenya, Zambia, Ethiopia and the Philippines. Its priority is to serve the poorest of the poor, so many of its resources and programs focus on the needs of orphans, the disabled and vulnerable children.

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Financial

three stars

82.12

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
95.6%
  Administrative Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 6.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 76.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cross 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 Cross International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cross International (FL) 87.35 three stars
Feed My Hungry Children (AZ) 90.96 four stars
Matter (MN) 100.00 four stars
Globus Relief (UT) 93.09 four stars
Children's Hunger Fund (CA) 89.39 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $92,816,448
   Federated Campaigns $14,688
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $92,831,136
   Program Service Revenue $122,010
Total Primary Revenue $92,953,146
   Other Revenue $13,390
TOTAL REVENUE $92,966,536
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $88,680,843
   Administrative Expenses $1,505,976
   Fundraising Expenses $2,831,217
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $93,018,036
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-51,500
   
Net Assets $957,450

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
Medical Aid Focus $81,682,754 91.3%
Focus on Orphans $3,469,549 3.9%
Focus on Food $2,019,000 2.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 05/01/2017 87.35 three stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 89.39 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.02 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 93.71 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 84.55 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 80.21 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 78.43 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 89.37 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.97 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 79.30 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 87.99 three stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 92.35 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 65-1086387
Name in IRS Master File CROSS INTERNATIONAL INC
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 June, 2001
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$32,074 0.03% James J. Cavnar President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cross International (FL) 87.35 three stars
Children of The Americas (CA) 85.38 three stars
Matter (MN) 100.00 four stars
Gleanings For The Hungry (CA) 92.34 four stars
Books For Africa (MN) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Cross International
600 Southwest Third Street
Suite 2201
Pompano Beach, FL 33060
tel: (800) 391-8545
EIN: 65-1086387

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Board Leadership

Rev. Jimmy Dodd
Chairman

CEO

Jim Cavnar
President

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