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Christian Blind Mission International

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four stars

91.16

PO Box 340 Wheaton, IL 60187
tel: (800) 937-2264   Web Site
EIN: 36-2959883

Board Leadership
Randal Phillips
Chairperson

CEO
Dr. Peter SchieBl
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.16 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Christian Blind Mission (CBM) is an international development organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities around the world. For more than 100 years, CBM has worked with children and families with disabilities to deliver our holistic approach to care, including prevention, treatment, education, and economic empowerment programs. CBM offers long-term, sustainable solutions versus short-term fixes. We not only empower those with disabilities but ensure their communities and-most importantly future generations are able to break the cycle of poverty. In 2018, CBM was active in 55 countries, supported 525 projects, worked with 371 partner organizations and reached 11.95 million people through core activities. We reached another 48.64 million people through our neglected tropical disease programs, and 132,652 persons through our inclusive humanitarian action activities.

Christian Blind Mission (CBM) is an international development organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities around the world. For more than 100 years, CBM has worked with children and families with disabilities to deliver our holistic approach to care, including prevention, treatment, education, and economic empowerment programs. CBM offers long-term, sustainable solutions versus short-term fixes. We not only empower those with disabilities but ensure their communities and-most importantly future generations are able to break the cycle of poverty. In 2018, CBM was active in 55 countries, supported 525 projects, worked with 371 partner organizations and reached 11.95 million people through core activities. We reached another 48.64 million people through our neglected tropical disease programs, and 132,652 persons through our inclusive humanitarian action activities.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
99.4%
  Administrative Expenses 0.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.03
  Program Expenses Growth 11.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Blind Mission International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Blind Mission International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Blind Mission International (IL) 91.16 four stars
MAP International (GA) 96.48 four stars
Vitamin Angels (CA) 98.23 four stars
Catholic Medical Mission Board (NY) 97.87 four stars
Medical Bridges (TX) 93.26 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $151,533,592
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $151,533,592
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $151,533,592
   Other Revenue $113,101
TOTAL REVENUE $151,646,693
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $150,533,637
   Administrative Expenses $336,167
   Fundraising Expenses $313,878
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $151,183,682
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $463,011
   
Net Assets $5,504,472

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
Aid Overseas $148,884,964 98.9%
Envision Project $1,648,673 1.1%

Ratings History
Christian Blind Mission International has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 91.16 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.00 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 91.01 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.62 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 82.26 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 90.55 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 92.71 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 92.66 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 92.68 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.74 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 92.42 four stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 86.60 three stars
2007-12 09/01/2008 94.84 four stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 90.11 four stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 79.24 two stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 92.32 four stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 92.42 four stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 92.29 four stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 92.32 four stars
2000-12 04/15/2002 92.28 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 36-2959883
Name in IRS Master File CHRISTIAN BLIND MISSION INTERNATIONAL INC
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
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, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Ed Epp CEO $150,500

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Blind Mission International (IL) 91.16 four stars
Operation USA (CA) 87.40 three stars
Giving Children Hope (CA) 90.71 four stars
MedShare (GA) 90.71 four stars
World Medical Relief (MI) 93.98 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Christian Blind Mission International
PO Box 340
Wheaton, IL 60187
tel: (800) 937-2264
EIN: 36-2959883

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Board Leadership

Randal Phillips
Chairperson

CEO

Dr. Peter SchieBl
Chief Executive Officer

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