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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Christian Alliance for Orphans

Let every child experience God's unfailing love

three stars

88.81

6723 Whittier Avenue Suite 202
Mclean, VA 22101
tel: (202) 460-8157   Web Site
EIN: 26-1492375

Board Leadership
Phil Goad
Chair

CEO
Jedd Medefind
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.81 three stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Christian Alliance for Orphans unites 200+ respected organizations and over 790 church members. Their joint initiatives inspire and equip Christians to live out effectively the Bible's call to care for orphans and vulnerable children. The organization helps Christians understand God's call to care for vulnerable children and equips for effective response, the impact reaches far beyond a single program or met need. Rather, an ever-growing community of passionate individuals, families, churches and organizations invest time, talent and treasure in a personal and sustained commitment to caring for children in the name of Jesus.

The Christian Alliance for Orphans unites 200+ respected organizations and over 790 church members. Their joint initiatives inspire and equip Christians to live out effectively the Bible's call to care for orphans and vulnerable children. The organization helps Christians understand God's call to care for vulnerable children and equips for effective response, the impact reaches far beyond a single program or met need. Rather, an ever-growing community of passionate individuals, families, churches and organizations invest time, talent and treasure in a personal and sustained commitment to caring for children in the name of Jesus.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
86.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.83
  Program Expenses Growth 11.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Alliance for Orphans on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Alliance for Orphans on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Alliance for Orphans (VA) 88.81 three stars
Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services (TX) 95.25 four stars
The Mockingbird Society (WA) 88.04 three stars
The Maine Children's Home for Little Wanderers (ME) 92.02 four stars
Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption (OH) 96.51 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,225,650
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $154,439
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,380,089
   Program Service Revenue $442,501
Total Primary Revenue $1,822,590
   Other Revenue $38,966
TOTAL REVENUE $1,861,556
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,302,815
   Administrative Expenses $133,996
   Fundraising Expenses $47,718
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,484,529
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $377,027
   
Net Assets $1,088,684

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
Advocacy and Education $750,849 57.6%
Orphan Summit Conference $404,989 31.1%
Global Movements $146,977 11.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 11/01/2019 88.81 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 26-1492375
Name in IRS Master File CHRISTIAN ALLIANCE FOR ORPHANS
NTEE Code P19
NTEE Classification Nonmonetary Support N.E.C.
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, 2009
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
$153,988 10.37% Jedd Medefind President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Alliance for Orphans (VA) 88.81 three stars
Real Life Children's Ranch (FL) 86.43 three stars
The Mockingbird Society (WA) 88.04 three stars
Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services (TX) 95.25 four stars
Smoky Mountain Children's Home (TN) 87.30 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Christian Alliance for Orphans
6723 Whittier Avenue
Suite 202
Mclean, VA 22101
tel: (202) 460-8157
EIN: 26-1492375

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Board Leadership

Phil Goad
Chair

CEO

Jedd Medefind
President

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