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International : Development and Relief Services

Childcare Worldwide

Helping children survive & succeed

four stars

94.28

315 Lakeway Drive Bellingham, WA 98225
tel: (800) 553-2328   Web Site
EIN: 95-3619910

Board Leadership
G. Max Lange
Chair

CEO
G. Max Lange
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.28 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

At Childcare Worldwide, our unique programs not only help feed hungry children and their families, they also help children receive an education that leads to employment. Our goal is to help children survive and succeed. Our mission is to build a bridge between concerned people in the West and children in the developing world, to help meet their spiritual and physical needs through a ministry that emphasizes education and is based on the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

At Childcare Worldwide, our unique programs not only help feed hungry children and their families, they also help children receive an education that leads to employment. Our goal is to help children survive and succeed. Our mission is to build a bridge between concerned people in the West and children in the developing world, to help meet their spiritual and physical needs through a ministry that emphasizes education and is based on the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 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)
88.1%
  Administrative Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.30
  Program Expenses Growth 8.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Childcare Worldwide on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Childcare Worldwide on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Childcare Worldwide (WA) 94.28 four stars
The Global Orphan Project (MO) 90.28 four stars
Share & Care Foundation (NJ) 87.55 three stars
OneSky (Half the Sky Foundation) (CA) 87.62 three stars
Children's HopeChest (CO) 89.75 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,185,283
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,185,283
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,185,283
   Other Revenue $5,523
TOTAL REVENUE $4,190,806
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,788,055
   Administrative Expenses $137,640
   Fundraising Expenses $393,411
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,319,106
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-128,300
   
Net Assets $1,208,082

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
Childcare Worldwide has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 11/01/2017 94.28 four stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 93.51 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 93.02 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 92.02 four stars
2013-09 02/01/2015 90.64 four stars
2012-09 11/01/2013 95.87 four stars
2011-09 08/01/2012 83.22 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.50 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 89.59 three stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 92.20 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 90.63 four stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 75.50 two stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 77.64 two stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 86.90 three stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 86.18 three stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 88.91 three stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 81.36 three stars
2000-12 04/15/2002 92.21 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 95-3619910
Name in IRS Master File CHILDCARE WORLDWIDE
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 (5) Mission
(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 April, 1983
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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$61,920 1.43% G. Max Lange President, Founder
Other Salaries of Note
$76,611 1.77% Bud Strom Treasurer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Childcare Worldwide (WA) 94.28 four stars
Family Legacy Missions International (TX) 90.71 four stars
SMVA Trust (TX) 92.17 four stars
All God's Children (IL) 92.64 four stars
The Global Orphan Project (MO) 90.28 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Childcare Worldwide
315 Lakeway Drive
Bellingham, WA 98225
tel: (800) 553-2328
fax: (360) 647-2392
EIN: 95-3619910

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 28550
Bellingham, WA 98227

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Board Leadership

G. Max Lange
Chair

CEO

G. Max Lange
President

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