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Helps International

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three stars

83.61

16610 Dallas Parkway Suite 2025
Dallas, TX 75248
tel: (972) 386-2901   Web Site
EIN: 75-1966419

Board Leadership
Stephen W. Miller
Chairman

CEO
Stephen W. Miller
Founder & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.61 three stars
  Financial 80.18 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1984, HELPS International's growing community of supporters and staff has been changing lives in Guatemala with extraordinary dedication. Our mission is to provide enduring programs of practical, social and spiritual value to people in the developing world through a system of partnership and mutual responsibility. We're addressing the root causes of poverty in Guatemala with a unique integrated approach focused on four key areas: agriculture, community development, education and health care.

Since 1984, HELPS International's growing community of supporters and staff has been changing lives in Guatemala with extraordinary dedication. Our mission is to provide enduring programs of practical, social and spiritual value to people in the developing world through a system of partnership and mutual responsibility. We're addressing the root causes of poverty in Guatemala with a unique integrated approach focused on four key areas: agriculture, community development, education and health care.

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Financial

three stars

80.18

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
76.9%
  Administrative Expenses 16.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.53
  Program Expenses Growth -8.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Helps International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Helps International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Helps International (TX) 83.61 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,839,573
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $43,119
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,882,692
   Program Service Revenue $750,391
Total Primary Revenue $3,633,083
   Other Revenue $138,213
TOTAL REVENUE $3,771,296
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,072,043
   Administrative Expenses $948,945
   Fundraising Expenses $204,287
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,225,275
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-453,979
   
Net Assets $2,391,603

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
Community Development $1,263,283 41.1%
Health Care $1,154,085 37.6%
Education $366,216 11.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 83.61 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 83.59 three stars
2015-12 10/01/2017 82.35 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 68.80 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 75-1966419
Name in IRS Master File HELPS INTERNATIONAL INCORPORATED
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (6) Missionary activities
(7) Evangelism
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 July, 1984
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
Not compensated -- Stephen W. Miller President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Helps International (TX) 83.61 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Helps International
16610 Dallas Parkway
Suite 2025
Dallas, TX 75248
tel: (972) 386-2901
EIN: 75-1966419

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Board Leadership

Stephen W. Miller
Chairman

CEO

Stephen W. Miller
Founder & CEO

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