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International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking)

ORPHANetwork

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty through Jesus Christ

four stars

91.59

2624 Southern Blvd., Suite 202 Virginia Beach, VA 23452
tel: (757) 333-7200   Web Site
EIN: 54-1983817

Board Leadership
Ted Wille
Chair

CEO
Dick Anderson
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.59 four stars
  Financial 88.11 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

ORPHANetwork equips vulnerable and orphaned children to fully realize their God-given potential. We work through local church partners in Nicaragua to accomplish each of our four missional targets: to rescue abandoned, abused, and orphaned children, to prevent vulnerable children from becoming abandoned, to create opportunities for new life, and to share Christ with everyone.

ORPHANetwork equips vulnerable and orphaned children to fully realize their God-given potential. We work through local church partners in Nicaragua to accomplish each of our four missional targets: to rescue abandoned, abused, and orphaned children, to prevent vulnerable children from becoming abandoned, to create opportunities for new life, and to share Christ with everyone.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of participants who gain employment
113
Number of computer literacy/skills/technology courses conducted
12
Number of children who have access to education
571
Number of people within the organization's service area accessing food aid
20,000
Number of nonprofit leaders coached
1,300
Number of people reached with the Gospel of Jesus Christ
3,100
Number of children receiving medical services
1,446
Number of births at healthy weight
129
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

88.11

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
87.4%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.44
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ORPHANetwork on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ORPHANetwork on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ORPHANetwork (VA) 91.59 four stars
Christian Relief Fund (TX) 96.91 four stars
Share & Care Foundation (NJ) 94.79 four stars
VisionTrust International (CO) 87.16 three stars
Love Without Boundaries Foundation (OK) 90.71 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,691,101
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $229,443
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,920,544
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,920,544
   Other Revenue $-12,762
TOTAL REVENUE $5,907,782
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,769,273
   Administrative Expenses $549,136
   Fundraising Expenses $211,845
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,530,254
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $377,528
   
Net Assets $2,505,449

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
Platform of Health $3,195,351 67.0%
Orphan Care $1,332,283 27.9%
Job Preparedness $241,639 5.1%

Ratings History
ORPHANetwork has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 08/01/2019 91.59 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 95.47 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 96.66 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 96.46 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 93.91 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 91.45 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.10 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 85.66 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 85.89 three stars
2012-12 09/01/2014 81.09 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 54-1983817
Name in IRS Master File THE ORPHANETWORK
NTEE Code P99
NTEE Classification Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable 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 March, 2002
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$197,789 3.57% Richard Anderson Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ORPHANetwork (VA) 91.59 four stars
Save the Children (CT) 85.57 three stars
Children's HopeChest (CO) 89.22 three stars
Share & Care Foundation (NJ) 94.79 four stars
Unbound (KS) 91.76 four stars

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Official Charity Response

ORPHANetwork works solely in Nicaragua. On April 18, 2018, the 2018-2019 Nicaraguan protests began on when demonstrators in several cities of Nicaragua began protests against the social security reforms decreed by President Daniel Ortega that increased taxes and decreased benefits. 448 deaths, 600+ arrests, 2,800+ injuries. Damage was done to roads and cities all over the country.

As an organization, we overcame the situation by the grace of God. We didn't continue to just funnel in funds without a plan, we continued to use donor funds responsibly and to make a plan for best use in 2018 and future. We did this while keeping in mind the trauma our Nicaraguan staff was/is facing in the face of these protests.

Because of these incidents:

  1. Our generous donors reached out through giving with caused our annual revenue to increase.
  2. ORPHANetwork's choice to responsibly continue operations, gradually as we were able, caused our program expenses to decrease. 
  3. The organization's inability to conduct mission and vision trips during this time reduced the amount used for fundraising expenses.
  4. We also hired our first Chief Operating Officer, Ted Draper, which increased admin expenses and we began our fundraising planning for the future.  

Charity Contact Info

ORPHANetwork
2624 Southern Blvd., Suite 202
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
tel: (757) 333-7200
EIN: 54-1983817

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Board Leadership

Ted Wille
Chair

CEO

Dick Anderson
Chief Executive Officer

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