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A Child's Hope International

Because the children are waiting.

four stars

92.71

2430 East Kemper Road Cincinnati, OH 45241
tel: (513) 771-2244   Web Site
EIN: 26-2650611

Board Leadership
Sam Zalatoris
Chair

CEO
Lawrence Bergeron
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.71 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of A Child's Hope International is to motivate and mobilize the church and the community to care for the orphans in their distress. This includes the children within U.S. foster care, the orphans of the world and vulnerable children suffering from hunger, thirst and poverty. From one believing family that wraps around one child (through adoption, foster care, orphan care or humanitarian relief) we envision other families within that same church inspired to do the same. One will become five which will become ten and more. It must begin with one.

The mission of A Child's Hope International is to motivate and mobilize the church and the community to care for the orphans in their distress. This includes the children within U.S. foster care, the orphans of the world and vulnerable children suffering from hunger, thirst and poverty. From one believing family that wraps around one child (through adoption, foster care, orphan care or humanitarian relief) we envision other families within that same church inspired to do the same. One will become five which will become ten and more. It must begin with one.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Average number of service recipients per month
305,226
Total dollars received in contributions
1,174,640
This impact information is current as of October 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

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
91.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.85
  Program Expenses Growth 22.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by A Child's Hope International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by A Child's Hope International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Constituent Voice

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
A Child's Hope International (OH) 92.71 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,971,476
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,971,476
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,971,476
   Other Revenue $3,042
TOTAL REVENUE $1,974,518
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,765,071
   Administrative Expenses $96,680
   Fundraising Expenses $39,984
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,901,735
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $72,783
   
Net Assets $1,082,601

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
Hands Against Hunger $1,760,071 99.7%
Other Activities $5,000 0.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/01/2019 92.71 four 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 26-2650611
Name in IRS Master File A CHILDS HOPE INTERNATIONAL INC
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
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
$84,932 4.46% Lawrence Bergeron Executive Director

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A Child's Hope International (OH) 92.71 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

A Child's Hope International
2430 East Kemper Road
Cincinnati, OH 45241
tel: (513) 771-2244
fax: (513) 828-6852
EIN: 26-2650611

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Board Leadership

Sam Zalatoris
Chair

CEO

Lawrence Bergeron
Executive Director

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