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Christian Blind Mission International

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four stars

90.00

228 Adley Way Greenville, SC 29607
tel: (800) 937-2264   Web Site
EIN: 36-2959883

Board Leadership
Randal Phillips
Board Chairman

CEO
Ed Epp
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.00 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Christian Blind Mission (CBM) is the largest international development organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities around the world.

In 2015, CBM provided life-saving assistance to 39 million people with vision, hearing, or physical disabilities in 63 countries.

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.

Christian Blind Mission (CBM) is the largest international development organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities around the world.

In 2015, CBM provided life-saving assistance to 39 million people with vision, hearing, or physical disabilities in 63 countries.

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.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 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)
99.3%
  Administrative Expenses 0.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.03
  Program Expenses Growth 30.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.7%
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 (SC) 90.00 four stars
Direct Relief (CA) 100.00 four stars
Project C.U.R.E. (CO) 94.74 four stars
International Children's Fund (WI) 92.27 four stars
Operation Blessing International (VA) 86.64 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $158,401,400
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $347,371
Total Contributions $158,748,771
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $158,748,771
   Other Revenue $10,341
TOTAL REVENUE $158,759,112
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $157,831,146
   Administrative Expenses $235,177
   Fundraising Expenses $497,391
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $158,563,714
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $195,398
   
Net Assets $4,385,936

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 $157,483,775 99.8%
Envision Project $183,391 0.1%
END Fund $110,641 < 0.1%

Ratings History
Christian Blind Mission International has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

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
$160,540 0.10% Caryl Garcia President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Blind Mission International (SC) 90.00 four stars
Medical Teams International (OR) 96.60 four stars
Central American Medical Outreach (OH) 86.05 three stars
MedShare (GA) 93.73 four stars
Global Links (PA) 91.51 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Christian Blind Mission International
228 Adley Way
Greenville, SC 29607
tel: (800) 937-2264
fax: (864) 239-0069
EIN: 36-2959883

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Board Leadership

Randal Phillips
Board Chairman

CEO

Ed Epp
Chief Executive Officer

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