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International : Development and Relief Services

Casas Por Cristo

Short Term Missions.

three stars

82.51

7201 North Loop Drive El Paso, TX 79915
tel: (800) 819-8014   Web Site
EIN: 74-2679881

Board Leadership
Ed Johnson
President

CEO
David Robertson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.51 three stars
  Financial 90.92 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Casas por Cristo relies on the labor and resources of full-time staff missionaries, a board of over 100 pastors and community leaders from Juárez and Acuña, México; San Raymundo, Guatemala; Santiago, Dominican Republic, and nearly 7,000 annual volunteers from across North America. Through these cross-cultural partnerships, volunteer teams are presented with an amazing opportunity to build a home for a family in need. In just one week, teams transform an otherwise empty lot into a safe and secure home - complete with a concrete foundation, electricity, windows, and doors. As a result of this experience, each family receives a tangible symbol of the faithfulness and unconditional love of Jesus Christ. As volunteers gain perspective on the extreme poverty that exists in our world, so do these families better understand God's plan for their lives and His deep desire to take care of their needs.

Casas por Cristo relies on the labor and resources of full-time staff missionaries, a board of over 100 pastors and community leaders from Juárez and Acuña, México; San Raymundo, Guatemala; Santiago, Dominican Republic, and nearly 7,000 annual volunteers from across North America. Through these cross-cultural partnerships, volunteer teams are presented with an amazing opportunity to build a home for a family in need. In just one week, teams transform an otherwise empty lot into a safe and secure home - complete with a concrete foundation, electricity, windows, and doors. As a result of this experience, each family receives a tangible symbol of the faithfulness and unconditional love of Jesus Christ. As volunteers gain perspective on the extreme poverty that exists in our world, so do these families better understand God's plan for their lives and His deep desire to take care of their needs.

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Financial

four stars

90.92

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
79.5%
  Administrative Expenses 17.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth 15.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Casas Por Cristo on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Casas Por Cristo on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Casas Por Cristo (TX) 82.51 three stars
Himalayan Cataract Project (VT) 94.07 four stars
The Joshua Fund (VA) 89.20 three stars
IHCF African Christian Hospitals (AR) 85.39 three stars
Child Legacy International (TX) 95.01 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,481,569
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,481,569
   Program Service Revenue $2,140,255
Total Primary Revenue $3,621,824
   Other Revenue $52,233
TOTAL REVENUE $3,674,057
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,605,025
   Administrative Expenses $743,998
   Fundraising Expenses $109,433
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,458,456
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $215,601
   
Net Assets $1,489,742

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
Housing $2,605,025 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 02/01/2019 82.51 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 75.11 two stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 75.64 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 77.99 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 06/01/2015 84.62 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 81.82 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 79.90 two 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 74-2679881
Name in IRS Master File CASAS POR CRISTO
NTEE Code L20
NTEE Classification Housing Development, Construction, Management
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (380) Low-income housing
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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
$84,874 2.45% David Robertson Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Casas Por Cristo (TX) 82.51 three stars
Touch Foundation (NY) 89.06 three stars
Malaria No More Fund (WA) 92.14 four stars
Feed My Starving Children (MN) 91.84 four stars
WE Charity (NY) 94.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Casas Por Cristo
7201 North Loop Drive
El Paso, TX 79915
tel: (800) 819-8014
fax: (915) 778-0086
EIN: 74-2679881

Mail donations to:
PO Box 971070
El Paso, TX 79997

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Board Leadership

Ed Johnson
President

CEO

David Robertson
Executive Director

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