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International : Development and Relief Services

One Child Matters

hope. truth. life. love. mercy.

three stars

86.53

15475 Gleneagle Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80921
tel: (800) 864-0200   Web Site
EIN: 84-1087689

Board Leadership
Daniel Vagle
Chair

CEO
Mark Pluimer
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.53 three stars
  Financial 81.38 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

One Child Matters (formerly Mission of Mercy) is a child sponsorship organization helping to meet the physical and spiritual needs of children in poverty-stricken areas of the world. Through our ministry programs, children receive food, education, medical aid and hope in Jesus Christ.

One Child Matters (formerly Mission of Mercy) is a child sponsorship organization helping to meet the physical and spiritual needs of children in poverty-stricken areas of the world. Through our ministry programs, children receive food, education, medical aid and hope in Jesus Christ.

Financial

three stars

81.38

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 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)
77.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth 4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by One Child Matters on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by One Child Matters on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
One Child Matters (CO) 86.53 three stars
World Orphans (CO) 93.91 four stars
Children of Armenia Fund (NY) 90.66 four stars
Give to Colombia (FL) 85.49 three stars
Children International (MO) 89.78 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,436,436
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $1,054,788
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $16,491,224
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $16,491,224
   Other Revenue $-40,673
TOTAL REVENUE $16,450,551
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,041,806
   Administrative Expenses $1,387,385
   Fundraising Expenses $2,050,683
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,479,874
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-29,323
   
Net Assets $3,930,171

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
Support of Various Christian Ministries Abroad $12,414,068 95.2%
Support of Various Christian Ministries in the US $627,738 4.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 02/01/2018 86.53 three stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 83.52 three stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 80.40 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 84.45 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 77.54 two stars
2013-09 03/01/2015 83.79 three stars
2013-09 02/01/2015 79.14 two stars
2012-09 12/20/2013 80.97 three stars
2011-09 12/01/2012 80.58 three stars
2010-09 02/01/2012 81.17 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 72.33 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 03/01/2011 81.31 three stars
2008-09 09/01/2009 86.35 three stars
2007-09 07/01/2008 86.73 three stars
2006-09 07/01/2007 82.45 three stars
2005-09 07/01/2006 80.04 three stars
2004-09 12/01/2005 75.32 two stars
2003-09 09/01/2004 71.39 two stars
2002-09 10/01/2003 86.24 three stars
2001-09 10/15/2002 87.84 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 84-1087689
Name in IRS Master File BETHESDA MINISTRIES
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 (29) Other religious 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 May, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 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 Compensation from Affiliates
$155,290 0.94% Mark Pluimer President --
Other Salaries of Note
$14,667 0.08% Dale Turner Director $37,908
$14,667 0.08% Don Morgan Director $42,250
$14,667 0.08% Don Beard Director $23,508
$14,667 0.08% Daniel C. Vagle Chairman Of The Board $31,508

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
One Child Matters (CO) 86.53 three stars
All God's Children International (WA) 88.55 three stars
Kidsave (CA) 91.58 four stars
Tanzanian Children's Fund (MA) 97.17 four stars
OneSky (CA) 91.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

One Child Matters
15475 Gleneagle Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
tel: (800) 864-0200
fax: (719) 481-4649
EIN: 84-1087689

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 62600
Colorado Springs, CO 80962

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Board Leadership

Daniel Vagle
Chair

CEO

Mark Pluimer
President

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