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International : Development and Relief Services

Christian World Outreach

Making a Difference... one life at a time.

92.48

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

Board Leadership
Larry Weeden
Board Chair

CEO
Greg Yoder
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.48
  Financial 89.37
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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 three African countries including Burkina Faso and Zimbabwe while continuing work in Haiti. Ministry in Zambia ended in 2020.

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 three African countries including Burkina Faso and Zimbabwe while continuing work in Haiti. Ministry in Zambia ended in 2020.

Financial

89.37

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
82.8%
  Administrative Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.69
  Program Expenses Growth -3.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
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) 92.48
Pencils of Promise (NY) 86.55
Splash International (WA) 92.99
American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa (ARAHA) (MN) 92.74
HealthRight International (NY) 91.59

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $782,131
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $15,100
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $797,231
   Program Service Revenue $36,662
Total Primary Revenue $833,893
   Other Revenue $37,756
TOTAL REVENUE $871,649
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $603,368
   Administrative Expenses $74,420
   Fundraising Expenses $58,512
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $736,300
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $135,349
   
Net Assets $2,189,831

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
Haiti $192,912 32.0%
Zimbabwe $155,267 25.7%
Zambia $131,136 21.7%

Ratings History
Christian World Outreach has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/23/2020 92.48
2018-12 02/01/2020 92.41
2017-12 12/01/2018 91.99
2016-12 02/01/2018 91.92
2015-12 04/01/2017 92.82
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.92
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 86.55
2013-12 11/01/2014 91.38
2012-12 10/01/2014 94.26
2012-12 02/01/2014 86.53
2011-12 04/01/2013 88.41

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
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$66,000 8.96% Greg Yoder President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian World Outreach (CO) 92.48
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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

Larry Weeden
Board Chair

CEO

Greg Yoder
President

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