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International : Development and Relief Services

Children of Promise

Sponsor a child. Change a life.

three stars

89.09

1215 East 7th Street Anderson, IN 46012
tel: (765) 648-2190   Web Site
EIN: 36-4490602

Board Leadership
Dale VanHoose
President

CEO
Paul L. Maxfield
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.09 three stars
  Financial 89.20 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Children of Promise exists to provide assistance in the development of the spiritual, physical, educational, emotional, and social lives of children touched by ministries of the Church of God. As the child sponsorship ministry of the Church of God, Children of Promise partners with Church of God congregations in 27 countries across the globe to provide food, schooling, health care, and spiritual nurture to children in need. Begun in 1992, the ministry now reaches children in poor, isolated villages as well as those in teeming, urban slums. Wherever children need help, Children of Promise wants to be there.

Children of Promise exists to provide assistance in the development of the spiritual, physical, educational, emotional, and social lives of children touched by ministries of the Church of God. As the child sponsorship ministry of the Church of God, Children of Promise partners with Church of God congregations in 27 countries across the globe to provide food, schooling, health care, and spiritual nurture to children in need. Begun in 1992, the ministry now reaches children in poor, isolated villages as well as those in teeming, urban slums. Wherever children need help, Children of Promise wants to be there.

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Financial

three stars

89.20

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
79.6%
  Administrative Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.20
  Program Expenses Growth 4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children of Promise on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children of Promise on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children of Promise (IN) 89.09 three stars
The American Committee for the Tel Aviv Foundation (NY) 89.50 three stars
Family Legacy Missions International (TX) 89.22 three stars
Children's HopeChest (CO) 89.22 three stars
Association for India's Development (MD) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,154,392
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,154,392
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,154,392
   Other Revenue $15,805
TOTAL REVENUE $2,170,197
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,683,601
   Administrative Expenses $299,535
   Fundraising Expenses $114,270
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,097,406
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $72,791
   
Net Assets $459,191

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
2018-06 07/01/2019 89.09 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 86.56 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 84.95 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 86.33 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.02 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 79.39 two stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 79.39 two stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 80.97 three 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 36-4490602
Name in IRS Master File CHILDREN OF PROMISE INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 April, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$93,891 4.47% Paul Maxfield Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children of Promise (IN) 89.09 three stars
Help the Helpless (MN) 94.74 four stars
El Hogar Ministries (MA) 89.23 three stars
Child Foundation (OR) 92.92 four stars
Family Legacy Missions International (TX) 89.22 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Children of Promise
1215 East 7th Street
Anderson, IN 46012
tel: (765) 648-2190
EIN: 36-4490602

Mail donations to:
PO Box 2316
Anderson, IN 46018

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Board Leadership

Dale VanHoose
President

CEO

Paul L. Maxfield
Executive Director

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