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Children of Promise

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three stars

84.95

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 84.95 three stars
  Financial 84.92 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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.

Financial

three stars

84.92

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 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)
79.6%
  Administrative Expenses 14.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.18
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.4%
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) 84.95 three stars
Christian Relief Fund (TX) 97.24 four stars
VisionTrust International (CO) 91.16 four stars
Association for India's Development (MD) 96.31 four stars
Save the Children (CT) 88.14 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,954,128
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,954,128
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,954,128
   Other Revenue $-32,474
TOTAL REVENUE $1,921,654
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,576,445
   Administrative Expenses $283,756
   Fundraising Expenses $109,522
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,969,723
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-48,069
   
Net Assets $344,553

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$76,866 3.90% Paul L. Maxfield Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children of Promise (IN) 84.95 three stars
Share & Care Foundation (NJ) 87.55 three stars
Tanzanian Children's Fund (MA) 96.60 four stars
Coptic Orphans (VA) 97.17 four stars
SOS Children's Villages-USA (DC) 86.17 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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