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International : Development and Relief Services

Heart for Lebanon Foundation

Advancing peace, justice, and equality and empowering the marginalized and rejected.

four stars

97.96

P.O. Box 1294 Black Mountain, NC 28711
tel: (828) 505-8432   Web Site
EIN: 26-0354460

Board Leadership
Jack Hibbard
Chairman

CEO
Camille Melki
CEO/Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.96 four stars
  Financial 97.12 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2007, Heart for Lebanon's mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ. Heart for Lebanon believes transformation is a process, not an event. Rather unique among the relief work in Lebanon is our three-prong approach to care: transactional relief, relational engagement, and transformational results. Heart for Lebanon currently serves a total of 3,000 refugee and at-risk families throughout Lebanon on a monthly basis through the Relief & Community Care Initiative and Children at Risk Initiative. Heart for Lebanon's desired outcome is to move people from despair to hope.

Founded in 2007, Heart for Lebanon's mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ. Heart for Lebanon believes transformation is a process, not an event. Rather unique among the relief work in Lebanon is our three-prong approach to care: transactional relief, relational engagement, and transformational results. Heart for Lebanon currently serves a total of 3,000 refugee and at-risk families throughout Lebanon on a monthly basis through the Relief & Community Care Initiative and Children at Risk Initiative. Heart for Lebanon's desired outcome is to move people from despair to hope.

Financial

four stars

97.12

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth 10.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Heart for Lebanon Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Heart for Lebanon Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Heart for Lebanon Foundation (NC) 97.96 four stars
Mary's Meals USA (NJ) 89.39 three stars
Humanity First USA (MD) 86.44 three stars
Assist International (CA) 95.84 four stars
Water for South Sudan (NY) 96.49 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,645,431
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,645,431
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,645,431
   Other Revenue $62,495
TOTAL REVENUE $5,707,926
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,891,319
   Administrative Expenses $534,282
   Fundraising Expenses $424,046
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,849,647
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $858,279
   
Net Assets $3,482,609

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Heart for Lebanon Foundation has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 97.96 four stars
2018-12 12/01/2019 94.07 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 95.47 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 93.32 four stars
2016-12 09/01/2017 98.23 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 93.91 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 70.79 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 26-0354460
Name in IRS Master File HEART FOR LEBANON FOUNDATION
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
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 April, 2008
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,500 2.38% James Ward Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Heart for Lebanon Foundation (NC) 97.96 four stars
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Team Rubicon (CA) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Heart for Lebanon Foundation
P.O. Box 1294
Black Mountain, NC 28711
tel: (828) 505-8432
EIN: 26-0354460

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Board Leadership

Jack Hibbard
Chairman

CEO

Camille Melki
CEO/Founder

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