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International : Development and Relief Services

Helping Children Worldwide

Transforming the lives of vulnerable children and families

88.43

14101 Parke Long Court Suite N
Chantilly, VA 20151
tel: (703) 793-9521   Web Site
EIN: 76-0729857

Board Leadership
Rick Auman
Chairman

CEO
Melody Curtiss
Executive Director

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.43
  Financial 83.65
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 03/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Helping Children Worldwide transforms communities by serving vulnerable children and families by providing them with opportunities for education, health care, and spiritual mentoring.

Helping Children Worldwide transforms communities by serving vulnerable children and families by providing them with opportunities for education, health care, and spiritual mentoring.

Financial

83.65

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
80.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.57
  Program Expenses Growth -5.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Helping Children Worldwide on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Helping Children Worldwide on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Feedback

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Here's how this organization is listening and learning from the people they serve:
How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Community meetings or town halls
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, It is difficult to get honest feedback from our clients
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
Note: This organization did not answer this question
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Helping Children Worldwide (VA) 88.43
Mustard Seed Communities (MA) 95.50
Haitian Health Foundation (CT) 100.00
Music For Life Institute (WA) 88.94
Faith In Practice (TX) 91.16

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $838,110
   Federated Campaigns $5,869
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $139,941
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $19,000
Total Contributions $1,002,920
   Program Service Revenue $1,990
Total Primary Revenue $1,004,910
   Other Revenue $6,962
TOTAL REVENUE $1,011,872
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $715,961
   Administrative Expenses $123,590
   Fundraising Expenses $75,067
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $914,618
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $97,254
   
Net Assets $548,396

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
Mercy Hospital $337,548 47.1%
Child Rescue Center $326,556 45.6%
Volunteer Mission Teams $51,857 7.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-12 03/01/2022 88.43
2019-12 06/01/2021 85.00
2018-12 02/01/2020 91.79
2017-12 02/01/2019 91.61
2016-12 05/01/2018 86.86
2015-12 11/01/2017 86.40
2015-12 04/01/2017 82.76
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.62
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 82.35
2013-12 05/01/2015 81.10
2012-12 12/01/2013 97.68
2011-12 11/01/2013 96.31
2011-12 08/01/2013 91.87

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

EIN 76-0729857
Name in IRS Master File HELPING CHILDREN WORLDWIDE INC
NTEE Code O50
NTEE Classification Youth Development Programs, Other
NTEE Type Youth 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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$106,731 11.66% Melody Curtiss Cathey Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Helping Children Worldwide (VA) 88.43
Rafiki Foundation (FL) 93.12
Heart for Lebanon Foundation (NC) 97.96
Amoud Foundation (TX) 95.47
Village Health Works (NY) 96.71

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Charity Contact Info

Helping Children Worldwide
14101 Parke Long Court
Suite N
Chantilly, VA 20151
tel: (703) 793-9521
fax: (703) 956-6866
EIN: 76-0729857

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Board Leadership

Rick Auman
Chairman

CEO

Melody Curtiss
Executive Director

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