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International : Development and Relief Services

Heart for Africa

Providing care and hope for the future of Swaziland.

three stars

87.18

200 North Point Center E Suite 102
Alpharetta, GA 30022
tel: (678) 566-1589   Web Site
EIN: 36-4509500

Board Leadership
Chad Gregory
Chair

CEO
Ian Maxwell
Co-Founder and CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.18 three stars
  Financial 82.32 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

three stars

82.32

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 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)
84.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.32
  Program Expenses Growth -0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.7%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Heart for Africa (GA) 87.18 three stars
United Palestinian Appeal (DC) 96.46 four stars
Love A Child, Inc. (FL) 94.28 four stars
Cambodian Children's Fund (CA) 98.23 four stars
Asha for Education (CA) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,045,248
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $58,607
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,103,855
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,103,855
   Other Revenue $73,599
TOTAL REVENUE $2,177,454
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,654,186
   Administrative Expenses $227,958
   Fundraising Expenses $127,811
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,009,955
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $167,499
   
Net Assets $715,418

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 and Education Program $607,919 36.8%
Project Canaan $290,029 17.5%
Employment Initiative $270,641 16.4%
Food Distribution $485,597 29.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 07/01/2018 87.18 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 89.22 three stars
2014-12 04/01/2017 86.78 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 80.08 three stars
2012-12 12/22/2014 80.93 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 80.37 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 89.84 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 91.08 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 90.03 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 91.19 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 74.93 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 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, 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
$117,234 5.83% Ian Maxwell CEO/Co-Founder
Other Salaries of Note
$110,385 5.49% Janine Maxwell Vice President, Co-Founder

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Heart for Africa (GA) 87.18 three stars
Hands and Feet Project (TN) 94.34 four stars
Kidsave (CA) 91.58 four stars
SMVA Trust (TX) 92.22 four stars
Association for India's Development (MD) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Heart for Africa
200 North Point Center E
Suite 102
Alpharetta, GA 30022
tel: (678) 566-1589
EIN: 36-4509500

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

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Board Leadership

Chad Gregory
Chair

CEO

Ian Maxwell
Co-Founder and CEO

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