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International : Development and Relief Services

Heart for Africa

Providing care and hope for the future of Swaziland.

81.37

P.O. Box 1308 Roswell, GA 30077
tel: (678) 566-1589   Web Site
EIN: 36-4509500

Board Leadership
Susan Page
Chair

CEO
Ian Maxwell
Co-Founder and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.37
  Financial 81.75
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

81.75

Accountability & Transparency

81.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
82.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.29
  Program Expenses Growth -5.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Heart for Africa on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Heart for Africa on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Heart for Africa (GA) 81.37
Children Incorporated (VA) 92.92
India Development and Relief Fund, Inc. (IDRF) (MD) 98.23
Human Development Foundation of North America (IL) 85.01
VisionTrust International (CO) 91.16

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Heart for Africa is a faith-based non-profit 501(c)3 public charity. Working alongside churches in Swaziland, we are providing care and hope for a future for children in this small African nation. Through short term service trips, child sponsorship, and large fund raising programs, we are working to deliver quality care, shelter, food, water, clothing, health care, and education to the orphaned and vulnerable children of Swaziland.

Heart for Africa is developing a place of hope in Swaziland called Project Canaan. Project Canaan is a 2,500 acre large-scale land development project being designed by business people to come alongside Africans and bring expertise, resources and hearts together to find a holistic solution to a complex set of issues. It is providing training and employment, growing large amounts of food to stimulate the local economy and allowing for export while supporting orphans and vulnerable children on the property and across the nation.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,001,984
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $90,546
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,092,530
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,092,530
   Other Revenue $153,326
TOTAL REVENUE $2,245,856
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,861,868
   Administrative Expenses $226,380
   Fundraising Expenses $138,569
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,226,817
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $19,039
   
Net Assets $658,850

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.37
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 80.08
2012-12 12/22/2014 80.93
2012-12 05/01/2014 80.37
2011-12 06/01/2013 89.84
2010-12 04/01/2012 91.08
2009-12 09/20/2011 90.03
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 91.19
2008-12 07/01/2010 74.93

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 36-4509500
Name in IRS Master File HEART FOR AFRICA INC
NTEE Code X12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 July, 2003
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$102,024 4.58% Ian Maxwell Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$85,000 3.81% Janine Maxwell Vice President
$73,077 3.28% Jimmy Wilferth President
$56,420 2.53% Beth Blaisdell Executive Director

Heart for Africa is a faith-based non-profit 501(c)3 public charity. Working alongside churches in Swaziland, we are providing care and hope for a future for children in this small African nation. Through short term service trips, child sponsorship, and large fund raising programs, we are working to deliver quality care, shelter, food, water, clothing, health care, and education to the orphaned and vulnerable children of Swaziland.

Heart for Africa is developing a place of hope in Swaziland called Project Canaan. Project Canaan is a 2,500 acre large-scale land development project being designed by business people to come alongside Africans and bring expertise, resources and hearts together to find a holistic solution to a complex set of issues. It is providing training and employment, growing large amounts of food to stimulate the local economy and allowing for export while supporting orphans and vulnerable children on the property and across the nation.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Heart for Africa (GA) 81.37
Children Incorporated (VA) 92.92
Unbound (KS) 92.20
Children's Cup (LA) 93.91
The Tibet Fund (NY) 92.88

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Charity Contact Info

Heart for Africa
P.O. Box 1308
Roswell, GA 30077
tel: (678) 566-1589
EIN: 36-4509500

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1308
Roswell, GA 30077

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Board Leadership

Susan Page
Chair

CEO

Ian Maxwell
Co-Founder and CEO

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