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Chosen Children Ministries

Equipping leaders, strengthening families, reaching children for Christ

three stars

84.41

P.O. Box 126 Inman, SC 29349
tel: (864) 599-0067   Web Site
EIN: 62-1636128

Board Leadership
Bill Whitfield
Chairman

CEO
Wallace Nix
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.41 three stars
  Financial 98.77 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Chosen Children Ministries exists to share God's love and the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the people of Nicaragua, serving their spiritual and physical needs in ways that bring God glory, by planting churches, equipping leaders, strengthening families and individuals, evangelizing and discipling children and adults, establishing child sponsorships and giving humanitarian aid. Chosen Children Ministries is an evangelical mission organization seeking to evangelize and make disciples of the people of Nicaragua. Chosen Children Ministries specializes in both team travel and child sponsorship.

Chosen Children Ministries exists to share God's love and the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the people of Nicaragua, serving their spiritual and physical needs in ways that bring God glory, by planting churches, equipping leaders, strengthening families and individuals, evangelizing and discipling children and adults, establishing child sponsorships and giving humanitarian aid. Chosen Children Ministries is an evangelical mission organization seeking to evangelize and make disciples of the people of Nicaragua. Chosen Children Ministries specializes in both team travel and child sponsorship.

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Financial

four stars

98.77

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.63
  Program Expenses Growth 8.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chosen Children Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chosen Children Ministries on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chosen Children Ministries (SC) 84.41 three stars
International Christian Concern (DC) 93.31 four stars
Heaven's Family (PA) 90.86 four stars
Asian Access (CA) 85.14 three stars
Adventist Frontier Missions (MI) 94.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,407,200
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,407,200
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,407,200
   Other Revenue $22,766
TOTAL REVENUE $1,429,966
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,121,834
   Administrative Expenses $137,195
   Fundraising Expenses $114,131
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,373,160
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $56,806
   
Net Assets $2,079,661

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
Humanitarian Distribution $1,121,834 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 84.41 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 91.04 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 89.34 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.03 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 91.74 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 88.60 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 79.44 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 62-1636128
Name in IRS Master File CHOSEN CHILDREN MINISTRIES
NTEE Code P31
NTEE Classification Adoption
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(326) Care and housing of children (orphanage, etc)
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 August, 1996
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$103,859 7.56% Wallace Nix Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chosen Children Ministries (SC) 84.41 three stars
East-West Ministries International (TX) 93.10 four stars
In Touch Mission International (AZ) 85.04 three stars
Forward Edge International (WA) 87.09 three stars
Kingdom Workers (WI) 87.82 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Chosen Children Ministries
P.O. Box 126
Inman, SC 29349
tel: (864) 599-0067
EIN: 62-1636128

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Board Leadership

Bill Whitfield
Chairman

CEO

Wallace Nix
Director

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