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International : Development and Relief Services

Child Legacy International

Committed to enhancing the lives of people in Africa today.

four stars

99.42

624 North Main Street Suite 201
Boerne, TX 78006
tel: (830) 331-9428   Web Site
EIN: 74-2630213

Board Leadership
John Gargani
Board Chair

CEO
Jeff Rogers
CEO & Co-Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 99.42 four stars
  Financial 99.18 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Child Legacy International is a Christian organization working in Africa to transform lives by providing opportunities that break the generational cycle of poverty and despair, and support each person's pursuit of their God-given destiny. Formerly known as Life Sowing Ministries, Child Legacy International (CLI) first began operating in Zimbabwe, Africa in 1987. Directed and founded by husband and wife team, Jeff and Karen Rogers, CLI has made great strides to bring opportunity to the people of Africa.

Child Legacy International is a Christian organization working in Africa to transform lives by providing opportunities that break the generational cycle of poverty and despair, and support each person's pursuit of their God-given destiny. Formerly known as Life Sowing Ministries, Child Legacy International (CLI) first began operating in Zimbabwe, Africa in 1987. Directed and founded by husband and wife team, Jeff and Karen Rogers, CLI has made great strides to bring opportunity to the people of Africa.

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Financial

four stars

99.18

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
86.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.04
  Program Expenses Growth 8.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Child Legacy International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Child Legacy International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Child Legacy International (TX) 99.42 four stars
CURE International (MI) 94.69 four stars
Indian Muslim Relief and Charities (CA) 94.74 four stars
WE Charity (NY) 94.74 four stars
Global Hope Network International (FL) 89.58 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,970,902
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $-75
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,970,827
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,970,827
   Other Revenue $-683
TOTAL REVENUE $2,970,144
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,089,920
   Administrative Expenses $198,493
   Fundraising Expenses $102,535
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,390,948
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $579,196
   
Net Assets $2,536,722

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
Education and Training $1,828,732 87.5%

Ratings History
Child Legacy International has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 99.42 four stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 95.01 four stars
2017-12 10/01/2018 93.47 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 94.44 four stars
2015-12 12/21/2016 95.05 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 97.17 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 95.95 four stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 94.36 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 76.51 two stars
2011-12 12/01/2013 62.41 one star

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

EIN 74-2630213
Name in IRS Master File CHILD LEGACY INTERNATIONAL INC
NTEE Code X21
NTEE Classification Protestant
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Educational 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 December, 1993
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$114,942 4.80% Jeffrey M. Rogers President
Other Salaries of Note
$43,333 1.81% Karen Rogers Vice President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Child Legacy International (TX) 99.42 four stars
Malaria No More Fund (WA) 92.14 four stars
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (NY) 96.37 four stars
Splash International (WA) 87.45 three stars
Miracle Foundation (TX) 92.54 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Child Legacy International
624 North Main Street
Suite 201
Boerne, TX 78006
tel: (830) 331-9428
EIN: 74-2630213

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 805
Boerne, TX 78006

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Board Leadership

John Gargani
Board Chair

CEO

Jeff Rogers
CEO & Co-Founder

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