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International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Stephen's Children Foundation

Loving the Unloved

three stars

82.09

3755 36th Street, SE Grand Rapids, MI 49512
tel: (888) 877-2544   Web Site
EIN: 58-2219199

Board Leadership
Stephen Fernands
Chair

CEO
Jennifer Cramer
U.S. Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.09 three stars
  Financial 75.00 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Stephen's Children Foundation is a Christian organization providing financial support to the existing and well developed Stephen's Children ministries in Egypt.

Stephen's Children Egypt exists to save lives, bring hope, and restore dignity to underprivileged children and young people, so that they may reach their own people.

Stephen's Children Foundation is a Christian organization providing financial support to the existing and well developed Stephen's Children ministries in Egypt.

Stephen's Children Egypt exists to save lives, bring hope, and restore dignity to underprivileged children and young people, so that they may reach their own people.

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Financial

two stars

75.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
89.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.10
  Program Expenses Growth -3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 89.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Stephen's Children Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Stephen's Children Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Stephen's Children Foundation (MI) 82.09 three stars
One Child Matters (CO) 85.92 three stars
ORPHANetwork (VA) 88.84 three stars
Heart for Africa (GA) 90.32 four stars
The Global Orphan Project (MO) 93.24 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,248,941
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,248,941
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,248,941
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $1,248,941
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,168,727
   Administrative Expenses $129,280
   Fundraising Expenses $71,425
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,369,432
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-120,491
   
Net Assets $128,063

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
Financial Support $1,168,727 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 82.09 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 71.83 two stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 70.15 two stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 77.36 two stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 71.11 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 71.75 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 73.66 two stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 68.96 one star
2013-12 04/01/2015 61.76 one star
2012-12 07/01/2014 64.10 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 58-2219199
Name in IRS Master File STEPHENS CHILDREN FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 May, 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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$94,000 6.86% Jennifer Cramer U.S. Development Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Stephen's Children Foundation (MI) 82.09 three stars
Plan International USA (RI) 89.49 three stars
Pearl S. Buck International (PA) 94.15 four stars
The Global Orphan Project (MO) 93.24 four stars
Cambodian Children's Fund (CA) 94.46 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Stephen's Children Foundation
3755 36th Street, SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
tel: (888) 877-2544
EIN: 58-2219199

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Board Leadership

Stephen Fernands
Chair

CEO

Jennifer Cramer
U.S. Director

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