International : Development and Relief Services

Empowering Lives International

Knowledge Changes Everything

four stars

92.22

422 North 2nd Avenue No Walk-In Available
Upland, CA 91786
tel: (909) 931-1311   Web Site
EIN: 33-0610787

Board Leadership
Ron Higgins
Chairman

CEO
Don Rogers
Founder, International Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22 four stars
  Financial 91.52 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Empowering Lives International (ELI) focuses on providing accessible and appropriate knowledge, delivered in a cost effective and appropriate manner, which holds the greatest amount of long-term economic and relational impact among the needy. Formed in 1994, ELI integrates God's Word with ideas and practical, strategic trainings that equip the needy to make all important strides toward God and away from the chokehold of poverty. We bring empowerment to the poor through Training and Education, Care for Orphans, and Community Investment.

Empowering Lives International (ELI) focuses on providing accessible and appropriate knowledge, delivered in a cost effective and appropriate manner, which holds the greatest amount of long-term economic and relational impact among the needy. Formed in 1994, ELI integrates God's Word with ideas and practical, strategic trainings that equip the needy to make all important strides toward God and away from the chokehold of poverty. We bring empowerment to the poor through Training and Education, Care for Orphans, and Community Investment.

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Financial

four stars

91.52

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 08/01/2020 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)
85.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth 5.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Empowering Lives International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Empowering Lives International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,843,599
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,843,599
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,843,599
   Other Revenue $650
TOTAL REVENUE $1,844,249
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,394,834
   Administrative Expenses $105,634
   Fundraising Expenses $130,969
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,631,437
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $212,812
   
Net Assets $617,596

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$78,100 4.78% Donald Rogers International Director

Mission

Empowering Lives International (ELI) focuses on providing accessible and appropriate knowledge, delivered in a cost effective and appropriate manner, which holds the greatest amount of long-term economic and relational impact among the needy. Formed in 1994, ELI integrates God's Word with ideas and practical, strategic trainings that equip the needy to make all important strides toward God and away from the chokehold of poverty. We bring empowerment to the poor through Training and Education, Care for Orphans, and Community Investment.

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Charity Contact Info

Empowering Lives International
422 North 2nd Avenue
No Walk-In Available
Upland, CA 91786
tel: (909) 931-1311
fax: (909) 931-9925
EIN: 33-0610787

Mail donations to:
PO Box 67
Upland, CA 91785

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Board Leadership

Ron Higgins
Chairman

CEO

Don Rogers
Founder, International Director