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International : Development and Relief Services

Children International

Bringing people together to end poverty for good.

three stars

89.39

2000 East Red Bridge Road P.O. Box 219055
Kansas City, MO 64121
tel: (800) 888-3089   Web Site
EIN: 44-6005794

Board Leadership
Brad Cloverdyke
Board Chair

CEO
Susana Eshleman
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.39 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Children International connects people around the world in the fight to end poverty. Working together, we invest in the lives of children and youth, build the healthy environments they need to thrive, and empower them to create lasting change in their own lives and communities. We currently serve 200,000 children in 10 countries, including the United States.

Children International connects people around the world in the fight to end poverty. Working together, we invest in the lives of children and youth, build the healthy environments they need to thrive, and empower them to create lasting change in their own lives and communities. We currently serve 200,000 children in 10 countries, including the United States.

Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
87.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.57
  Program Expenses Growth -12.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Children International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children International (MO) 89.39 three stars
Christian Relief Fund (TX) 96.90 four stars
Children's HopeChest (CO) 88.81 three stars
Outreach360 (AZ) 85.98 three stars
United Palestinian Appeal (DC) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $113,171,355
   Federated Campaigns $5,983
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $113,177,338
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $113,177,338
   Other Revenue $1,969,999
TOTAL REVENUE $115,147,337
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $91,449,734
   Administrative Expenses $7,422,412
   Fundraising Expenses $9,820,718
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $108,692,864
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,454,473
   
Net Assets $71,514,804

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 02/01/2021 89.39 three stars
2018-09 10/01/2020 87.62 three stars
2018-09 08/01/2019 87.30 three stars
2017-09 07/01/2018 87.62 three stars
2016-09 10/01/2017 89.78 three stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 89.27 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 89.31 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 88.09 three stars
2014-09 11/01/2015 87.76 three stars
2013-09 02/01/2015 89.81 three stars
2012-09 11/01/2013 86.43 three stars
2012-09 10/01/2013 85.56 three stars
2011-09 08/01/2012 87.71 three stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 88.27 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 10/01/2010 85.19 three stars
2008-09 10/01/2009 86.63 three stars
2007-09 02/01/2009 88.14 three stars
2006-09 07/01/2007 88.04 three stars
2005-09 07/01/2006 87.88 three stars
2004-09 06/01/2005 83.69 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 44-6005794
Name in IRS Master File CHILDREN INTERNATIONAL
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 (1) Church, synagogue, etc
(399) Other housing activities
(566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
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 December, 1971
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, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$426,299 0.39% Susana Eshleman President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Children International (MO) 89.39 three stars
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The American Committee for the Tel Aviv Foundation (NY) 88.64 three stars
World Orphans (CO) 90.82 four stars
Love Without Boundaries Foundation (OK) 93.47 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Children International
2000 East Red Bridge Road
P.O. Box 219055
Kansas City, MO 64121
tel: (800) 888-3089
fax: (816) 942-3714
EIN: 44-6005794

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Board Leadership

Brad Cloverdyke
Board Chair

CEO

Susana Eshleman
President & CEO

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