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Mission: Hope

Empowering villages. Restoring hope.

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four stars

92.54

1300 Joseph E. Boone Blvd NW Atlanta, GA 30314
tel: (888) 254-8005   Web Site
EIN: 64-0866959

Board Leadership
Van Fletcher
Board Chair

CEO
Elisa Goodwin
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.54 four stars
  Financial 92.12 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Mission: Hope is a Christ-centered organization committed to equipping leaders and churches to bring about sustainable transformation in isolated villages. For over 20 years, we have tackled critical needs in some of the most remote areas on the planet. Led by the vision and adventurous spirit of Dr. Ben Mathes, our organization has provided medical care for millions and led thousands of people to experience new life in Jesus. Our goal today is to continue building upon our rich history. While our work has expanded beyond the river, our heart and vision remain the same: doing whatever it takes to bring hope to the hopeless.

Mission: Hope is a Christ-centered organization committed to equipping leaders and churches to bring about sustainable transformation in isolated villages. For over 20 years, we have tackled critical needs in some of the most remote areas on the planet. Led by the vision and adventurous spirit of Dr. Ben Mathes, our organization has provided medical care for millions and led thousands of people to experience new life in Jesus. Our goal today is to continue building upon our rich history. While our work has expanded beyond the river, our heart and vision remain the same: doing whatever it takes to bring hope to the hopeless.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of adults who received literacy services
90
Number of people reached with the Gospel of Jesus Christ
15,372
Number of children and adults trained on guarding their families against human trafficking predators
782
Number of illnesses treated in remote villages
621
Number of people who received clean water, sanitation, and hygiene training
439
This impact information is current as of July 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

92.12

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
  Program Expenses Growth 12.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mission: Hope on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mission: Hope on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mission: Hope (GA) 92.54 four stars
Lifewater International (CA) 92.49 four stars
World Hope International (VA) 92.92 four stars
Christian Freedom International (VA) 85.50 three stars
Thousand Currents (CA) 94.22 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,195,721
   Federated Campaigns $22,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $408,790
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $9,435
Total Contributions $2,635,946
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,635,946
   Other Revenue $-55,049
TOTAL REVENUE $2,580,897
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,921,997
   Administrative Expenses $166,684
   Fundraising Expenses $363,991
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,452,672
   
Payments to Affiliates $428,008
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $128,225
   
Net Assets $563,902

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
Mission: Hope has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 92.54 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 93.89 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 75.69 two stars
2015-12 10/01/2017 80.58 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 64-0866959
Name in IRS Master File MISSION HOPE
NTEE Code X21
NTEE Classification Protestant
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(7) Evangelism
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 January, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$93,494 3.81% Mike Reinsel Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mission: Hope (GA) 92.54 four stars
Vital Voices Global Partnership (DC) 93.88 four stars
Lifewater International (CA) 92.49 four stars
charity: water (NY) 88.15 three stars
Water Mission (SC) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mission: Hope
1300 Joseph E. Boone Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30314
tel: (888) 254-8005
EIN: 64-0866959

Mail donations to:
PO Box 92503
Atlanta, GA 30314

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Board Leadership

Van Fletcher
Board Chair

CEO

Elisa Goodwin
President & CEO

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