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Christian World Outreach

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four stars

91.99

12316 Dumont Way Littleton, CO 80125
tel: (303) 723-0333   Web Site
EIN: 84-1445744

Board Leadership
Brian Hoerning
Board Chair

CEO
Greg Yoder
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.99 four stars
  Financial 88.68 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Christian World Outreach is to participate with the body of Christ in responsible evangelism, to bring dignity, self worth and encouragement through leadership development, and to meet the physical needs of people through humanitarian assistance. CWO was founded in 1979 and has grown to an organization that provides medical clinics, vocational training, leadership development, children's feeding programs, HIV/AIDS prevention education, AIDS orphan assistance, youth camps, educational libraries, discipleship, evangelistic outreach and more. In 2000, CWO expanded its programs to include work in Africa and currently in three African countries including Burkina Faso, Zambia, and Zimbabwe as well as continuing its work in Haiti.

The mission of Christian World Outreach is to participate with the body of Christ in responsible evangelism, to bring dignity, self worth and encouragement through leadership development, and to meet the physical needs of people through humanitarian assistance. CWO was founded in 1979 and has grown to an organization that provides medical clinics, vocational training, leadership development, children's feeding programs, HIV/AIDS prevention education, AIDS orphan assistance, youth camps, educational libraries, discipleship, evangelistic outreach and more. In 2000, CWO expanded its programs to include work in Africa and currently in three African countries including Burkina Faso, Zambia, and Zimbabwe as well as continuing its work in Haiti.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of program graduates
171
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Financial

three stars

88.68

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
80.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.39
  Program Expenses Growth -2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian World Outreach on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian World Outreach on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian World Outreach (CO) 91.99 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $849,940
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $38,985
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $888,925
   Program Service Revenue $23,794
Total Primary Revenue $912,719
   Other Revenue $2,516
TOTAL REVENUE $915,235
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $750,327
   Administrative Expenses $83,926
   Fundraising Expenses $59,620
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $893,873
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $21,362
   
Net Assets $2,084,543

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
Zimbabwe $223,596 29.8%
Haiti $193,333 25.8%
Burkina Faso $190,916 25.4%

Ratings History
Christian World Outreach has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/01/2018 91.99 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 91.92 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 92.82 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.92 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 86.55 three stars
2013-12 11/01/2014 91.38 four stars
2012-12 10/01/2014 94.26 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 86.53 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 88.41 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 84-1445744
Name in IRS Master File CHRISTIAN WORLD OUTREACH
NTEE Code J22
NTEE Classification Vocational Training
NTEE Type Employment, Job-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (998) Unspecified
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 February, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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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
$63,600 7.11% Greg Yoder President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian World Outreach (CO) 91.99 four stars
Bikes Not Bombs (MA) 86.84 three stars
Haitian Health Foundation (CT) 100.00 four stars
VillageReach (WA) 98.23 four stars
Medical Ambassadors International (CA) 88.50 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Christian World Outreach
12316 Dumont Way
Littleton, CO 80125
tel: (303) 723-0333
fax: (303) 721-6104
EIN: 84-1445744

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 2716
Centennial, CO 80161

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Board Leadership

Brian Hoerning
Board Chair

CEO

Greg Yoder
President

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