Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Show Hope

A movement to care for orphans

two stars

77.30

P.O. Box 647 Franklin, TN 37065
tel: (615) 550-5600   Web Site
EIN: 32-0011220

Board Leadership
Mary Beth Chapman
President

CEO
Emily Chapman Richards
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.30 two stars
  Financial 67.91 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

After the adoption of their first daughter, Shaohannah Hope, in 2000, Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman desperately wanted to do something about the millions of waiting children who still needed loving families. Combining both the platform and resources with which they had been entrusted, they started Show Hope in 2003.

Since inception, Show Hope has helped provide forever homes through Adoption Aid grants for more than 5,500 orphans from over 50 countries, including the U.S. In addition, more than 2,000 orphans with special needs have received critically needed medical care through Show Hope's Care Centers in China. Furthermore, Show Hope is helping bring the hope of healing to thousands of children by championing adequate Pre+Post Adoption Support for families and pertinent professionals. Mobilizing countless individuals, students, families, and churches to care for orphans, Show Hope's efforts have helped restore the hope of a family to many waiting children around the world.

After the adoption of their first daughter, Shaohannah Hope, in 2000, Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman desperately wanted to do something about the millions of waiting children who still needed loving families. Combining both the platform and resources with which they had been entrusted, they started Show Hope in 2003.

Since inception, Show Hope has helped provide forever homes through Adoption Aid grants for more than 5,500 orphans from over 50 countries, including the U.S. In addition, more than 2,000 orphans with special needs have received critically needed medical care through Show Hope's Care Centers in China. Furthermore, Show Hope is helping bring the hope of healing to thousands of children by championing adequate Pre+Post Adoption Support for families and pertinent professionals. Mobilizing countless individuals, students, families, and churches to care for orphans, Show Hope's efforts have helped restore the hope of a family to many waiting children around the world.

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Financial

one star

67.91

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
77.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.17
  Program Expenses Growth -7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 57.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Show Hope on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Show Hope on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,755,089
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $10,755,089
   Program Service Revenue $104,167
Total Primary Revenue $10,859,256
   Other Revenue $8,079
TOTAL REVENUE $10,867,335
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,702,589
   Administrative Expenses $1,091,532
   Fundraising Expenses $1,225,133
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,019,254
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $848,081
   
Net Assets $1,843,983

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$212,493 2.12% Mike Hamilton Executive Director

Mission

After the adoption of their first daughter, Shaohannah Hope, in 2000, Mary Beth and Steven Curtis Chapman desperately wanted to do something about the millions of waiting children who still needed loving families. Combining both the platform and resources with which they had been entrusted, they started Show Hope in 2003.

Since inception, Show Hope has helped provide forever homes through Adoption Aid grants for more than 5,500 orphans from over 50 countries, including the U.S. In addition, more than 2,000 orphans with special needs have received critically needed medical care through Show Hope's Care Centers in China. Furthermore, Show Hope is helping bring the hope of healing to thousands of children by championing adequate Pre+Post Adoption Support for families and pertinent professionals. Mobilizing countless individuals, students, families, and churches to care for orphans, Show Hope's efforts have helped restore the hope of a family to many waiting children around the world.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Show Hope (TN) 77.30 two stars
My Stuff Bags Foundation (CA) 92.92 four stars
Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services (TX) 95.25 four stars
Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition (MO) 94.25 four stars
Christian Alliance for Orphans (VA) 95.47 four stars

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Official Charity Response

Utilizing Charity Navigator’s methodology and algorithm for scoring non-profit performance, Show Hope’s current two-star rating is based on a slight decrease in programmatic spending, comparing Fiscal Year 2016-2017 to Fiscal Year 2013-2014. However, during the intervening period since FY 2013-2014 Show Hope’s fiscal health and strength has substantially improved, with positive gains in Cash on hand, Cash compared to Liabilities, Net Income and Total Equity.

Show Hope’s programmatic endeavors continue to grow and impact hundreds of children’s lives annually. We encourage current and prospective donors to visit our website, www.showhope.org, where our annual financial audits and IRS annual filings (Form 990) are available for review. Additionally, we welcome questions or calls to us directly at our Show Hope office 615-550-5600.

 

Charity Contact Info

Show Hope
P.O. Box 647
Franklin, TN 37065
tel: (615) 550-5600
EIN: 32-0011220

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Board Leadership

Mary Beth Chapman
President

CEO

Emily Chapman Richards
Executive Director