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Christian Appalachian Project

Building hope, transforming lives, and sharing Christ's love through service in Appalachia

four stars

94.28

485 Ponderosa Drive P.O. Box 1768
Paintsville, KY 41240
tel: (866) 270-4227   Web Site
EIN: 61-0661137

Board Leadership
Jackie Collier
Chair

CEO
Guy Adams
President, CEO

  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 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Christian Appalachian Project is a Kentucky-based, interdenominational, Christian organization committed to serving people in need in Appalachia by providing physical, spiritual and emotional support through a wide variety of programs and services. As the 15th largest human services charity in the nation, Christian Appalachian Project has been committed to improving the lives of Appalachian residents since 1964. CAP has grown to touch the lives of more than one million people each year. Today, programs and services range from child development centers and abuse shelters to GED classes and respite services.

Christian Appalachian Project is a Kentucky-based, interdenominational, Christian organization committed to serving people in need in Appalachia by providing physical, spiritual and emotional support through a wide variety of programs and services. As the 15th largest human services charity in the nation, Christian Appalachian Project has been committed to improving the lives of Appalachian residents since 1964. CAP has grown to touch the lives of more than one million people each year. Today, programs and services range from child development centers and abuse shelters to GED classes and respite services.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
86.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.22
  Program Expenses Growth 15.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Appalachian Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Appalachian Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Appalachian Project (KY) 94.28 four stars
Interfaith Caring Ministries (TX) 91.54 four stars
The ARK Chicago (IL) 90.27 four stars
Guadalupe Center (FL) 94.22 four stars
Ecumenical Hunger Program (CA) 94.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $119,836,135
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $99,862
Total Contributions $119,935,997
   Program Service Revenue $485,585
Total Primary Revenue $120,421,582
   Other Revenue $1,179,078
TOTAL REVENUE $121,600,660
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $106,284,748
   Administrative Expenses $4,496,116
   Fundraising Expenses $9,266,114
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $120,046,978
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,553,682
   
Net Assets $26,518,914

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
Community Services $63,743,542 60.0%
Family Services $23,653,400 22.3%
Education Services $18,887,806 17.8%

Ratings History
Christian Appalachian Project has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 06/01/2019 94.28 four stars
2017-08 07/01/2018 91.92 four stars
2016-08 08/01/2017 84.70 three stars
2015-08 06/01/2016 87.44 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 08/01/2015 77.51 two stars
2014-08 07/01/2015 77.22 two stars
2013-08 04/01/2014 79.63 two stars
2012-08 08/01/2013 79.75 two stars
2011-08 05/01/2012 81.34 three stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 82.27 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-08 05/01/2011 73.83 two stars
2009-08 06/01/2010 88.37 three stars
2008-08 09/01/2009 91.35 four stars
2007-08 10/01/2008 91.38 four stars
2006-08 04/01/2007 91.25 four stars
2005-08 06/01/2006 80.90 three stars
2004-08 05/01/2005 74.21 two stars
2003-08 06/01/2004 69.21 one star
2002-08 04/15/2003 85.91 three stars
2001-08 10/15/2002 85.96 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 61-0661137
Name in IRS Master File CHRISTIAN APPALACHIAN PROJECT INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 June, 1966
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • August, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$170,347 0.14% Guy Adams President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Appalachian Project (KY) 94.28 four stars
St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore (MD) 90.03 four stars
Interfaith Community Services, California (CA) 93.91 four stars
Family Assistance Ministries (CA) 91.16 four stars
Yamhill Community Action Partnership (OR) 91.32 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Christian Appalachian Project
485 Ponderosa Drive
P.O. Box 1768
Paintsville, KY 41240
tel: (866) 270-4227
fax: (859) 269-0617
EIN: 61-0661137

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 55911
Lexington, KY 40555

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Board Leadership

Jackie Collier
Chair

CEO

Guy Adams
President, CEO

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