International : Development and Relief Services

Compassion International

Releasing children from poverty in Jesus' name

three stars

85.43

12290 Voyager Parkway Colorado Springs, CO 80921
tel: (800) 336-7676   Web Site
EIN: 36-2423707

Board Leadership
Karen Wesolowski
Chair

CEO
Santiago Mellado
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.43 three stars
  Financial 79.40 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Compassion International's holistic child development through sponsorship program is designed to release children from economic, physical, social and spiritual poverty. Compassion revolutionized the fight against poverty by rooting its program for children exclusively in local churches and is the only sponsorship program to be validated through independent, empirical research. Compassion partners with more than 6,500 churches in 25 countries to release over 1.8 million children and young adults from poverty in Jesus' name.

Compassion International's holistic child development through sponsorship program is designed to release children from economic, physical, social and spiritual poverty. Compassion revolutionized the fight against poverty by rooting its program for children exclusively in local churches and is the only sponsorship program to be validated through independent, empirical research. Compassion partners with more than 6,500 churches in 25 countries to release over 1.8 million children and young adults from poverty in Jesus' name.

Financial

two stars

79.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth 3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Compassion International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Compassion International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $807,950,015
   Federated Campaigns $169,844
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $11,403,490
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $819,523,349
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $819,523,349
   Other Revenue $3,910,763
TOTAL REVENUE $823,434,112
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $659,634,962
   Administrative Expenses $67,917,901
   Fundraising Expenses $89,374,451
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $816,927,314
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,506,798
   
Net Assets $213,525,144

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$340,940 0.04% Santiago H. Mellado President & CEO

Mission

Compassion International's holistic child development through sponsorship program is designed to release children from economic, physical, social and spiritual poverty. Compassion revolutionized the fight against poverty by rooting its program for children exclusively in local churches and is the only sponsorship program to be validated through independent, empirical research. Compassion partners with more than 6,500 churches in 25 countries to release over 1.8 million children and young adults from poverty in Jesus' name.

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Compassion International (CO) 85.43 three stars
Community Partners International (CA) 95.95 four stars
Asha for Education (CA) 100.00 four stars
Cambodian Children's Fund (CA) 98.23 four stars
Kids Alive International (IN) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Compassion International
12290 Voyager Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
tel: (800) 336-7676
EIN: 36-2423707

Mail donations to:
Compassion International
Colorado Springs, CO 80997

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Board Leadership

Karen Wesolowski
Chair

CEO

Santiago Mellado
President and CEO