Disable all preview features

Religion : Religious Activities

Child Evangelism Fellowship of South Carolina

Providing support for your local church

two stars

70.08

7520 Monticello Road Columbia, SC 29203
tel: (803) 798-8647   Web Site
EIN: 57-0567186

Board Leadership
Tony Sinclair
Chair

CEO
Lee Stillinger
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 70.08 two stars
  Financial 79.49 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 63.00 one star
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Child Evangelism Fellowship is a Bible-centered organization composed of born-again believers whose purpose is to evangelize boys and girls with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and to establish (disciple) them in the Word of God and in a local church for Christian living. For more than 80 years we have supported the local church through training, materials and opportunities within the community to share the Gospel with children and their families. We provide support for your local church to "prepare the saints for the work of ministry" ​and fulfill Jesus' calling to "Go and make disciples" in your community.

Child Evangelism Fellowship is a Bible-centered organization composed of born-again believers whose purpose is to evangelize boys and girls with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and to establish (disciple) them in the Word of God and in a local church for Christian living. For more than 80 years we have supported the local church through training, materials and opportunities within the community to share the Gospel with children and their families. We provide support for your local church to "prepare the saints for the work of ministry" ​and fulfill Jesus' calling to "Go and make disciples" in your community.

Impact Information

GuideStar is Charity Navigator's trusted partner in sharing information on how this organization seeks impact.  GuideStar has recognized this organization with a Platinum Seal of Transparency for voluntarily and publicly sharing information about how they measure their progress and results.  Learn More about Impact Information.
Reported Results
Showing 3 of 4
Total in 2018
Number of students enrolled
24,693
Number of teachers trained
5,737
Number of volunteers
5,737
Number of training events conducted
260
This impact information is current as of August 2020, 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

two stars

79.49

Accountability & Transparency

one star

63.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
70.7%
  Administrative Expenses 21.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.68
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Child Evangelism Fellowship of South Carolina on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Child Evangelism Fellowship of South Carolina on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Child Evangelism Fellowship of South Carolina (SC) 70.08 two stars
YouthFront (KS) 88.56 three stars
Urban Youth Impact (FL) 90.99 four stars
Desire Street Ministries (GA) 94.60 four stars
Prager University Foundation (CA) 91.02 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,100,485
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,100,485
   Program Service Revenue $20,863
Total Primary Revenue $1,121,348
   Other Revenue $596,583
TOTAL REVENUE $1,717,931
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,225,534
   Administrative Expenses $335,028
   Fundraising Expenses $180,738
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,741,300
   
Payments to Affiliates $25,567
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-23,369
   
Net Assets $1,138,444

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
Bible Clubs and Summer Youth Missionaries $1,225,534 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 70.08 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 57-0567186
Name in IRS Master File CHILD EVANGELISM FELLOWSHIP INC
NTEE Code O55
NTEE Classification Youth Development - Religious Leadership
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(29) Other religious 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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name CHILD EVANGELISM FELLOWSHIP INC
Ruling Date November, 1956
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
$53,885 3.09% Lee Stillinger Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Child Evangelism Fellowship of South Carolina (SC) 70.08 two stars
Frontier Fellowship (MN) 92.15 four stars
Rocketown of Middle Tennessee (TN) 87.72 three stars
Entrust (CO) 95.33 four stars
Mission Waco Mission World (TX) 97.80 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Are you the representative for this organization? If so, click here to access the application form. As an official representative you will have the ability to update some of the information on this page.

Charity Contact Info

Child Evangelism Fellowship of South Carolina
7520 Monticello Road
Columbia, SC 29203
tel: (803) 798-8647
EIN: 57-0567186

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 211084
Columbia, SC 29221

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Tony Sinclair
Chair

CEO

Lee Stillinger
Executive Director

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.