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International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

ZOE International

Reaching every person. Rescuing every child.

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Impact Information is available from our partner, GuideStar

three stars

88.45

P.O. Box 221510 Santa Clarita, CA 91322
tel: (661) 255-7963   Web Site
EIN: 14-1862549

Board Leadership
Michael Hart
CEO, Co-Founder

CEO
Dave Cox
Chief Operating Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.45 three stars
  Financial 93.56 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2002, ZOE International is a Christian anti-human trafficking organization with the mission to bring the Good News of Jesus Christ and to make disciples of the unreached people of the world and to demonstrate God's compassion through rescuing and caring for orphans and children from human trafficking. ZOE International's vision is to fulfill God's dream that every person on earth will know Him and possess eternal Life through Jesus Christ; and, that in lands where Christ is unknown, His love will be experienced, His Kingdom will reign, His Church will be built, His disciples will multiply, and He will be glorified for who He is.

Founded in 2002, ZOE International is a Christian anti-human trafficking organization with the mission to bring the Good News of Jesus Christ and to make disciples of the unreached people of the world and to demonstrate God's compassion through rescuing and caring for orphans and children from human trafficking. ZOE International's vision is to fulfill God's dream that every person on earth will know Him and possess eternal Life through Jesus Christ; and, that in lands where Christ is unknown, His love will be experienced, His Kingdom will reign, His Church will be built, His disciples will multiply, and He will be glorified for who He is.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of clients in residential care
59
Number of clients participating in educational programs
59
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This impact information is current as of January 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

four stars

93.56

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
79.1%
  Administrative Expenses 15.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.63
  Program Expenses Growth 5.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ZOE International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ZOE International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ZOE International (CA) 88.45 three stars
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (MA) 96.26 four stars
Equality Now (NY) 94.13 four stars
Physicians for Human Rights (NY) 92.10 four stars
Human Rights Initiative (TX) 92.24 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $0
   Federated Campaigns $4,859,017
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $80,453
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,939,470
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,939,470
   Other Revenue $755
TOTAL REVENUE $4,940,225
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,973,949
   Administrative Expenses $372,348
   Fundraising Expenses $99,538
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,445,835
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,494,390
   
Net Assets $6,285,654

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
Meals $80,297 4.1%
Housing $60,039 3.0%
Education and Training $47,142 2.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 02/01/2019 88.45 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 83.79 three stars
2015-12 10/01/2017 77.48 two stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 67.07 one star
2014-12 11/01/2016 70.15 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 14-1862549
Name in IRS Master File ZOE INTERNATIONAL
NTEE Code X20
NTEE Classification Christian
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Religious 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 September, 2003
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

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$49,490 2.02% Michael Hart CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$76,672 3.13% Lester Ginoza Vice President
$30,000 1.22% Carol Hart President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ZOE International (CA) 88.45 three stars
Women's Learning Partnership (MD) 91.36 four stars
EarthRights International (DC) 99.01 four stars
The Carter Center (GA) 97.87 four stars
Human Rights Foundation (NY) 96.46 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

ZOE International
P.O. Box 221510
Santa Clarita, CA 91322
tel: (661) 255-7963
fax: (661) 254-9305
EIN: 14-1862549

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Board Leadership

Michael Hart
CEO, Co-Founder

CEO

Dave Cox
Chief Operating Officer

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