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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Epworth Children's Home

Invest. Care. Transform.

four stars

93.90

2900 Millwood Avenue Columbia, SC 29205
tel: (803) 256-7394   Web Site
EIN: 57-0314389

Board Leadership
The Rev. Michael Henderson
Chair

CEO
The Rev. John E. Holler, Jr.
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.90 four stars
  Financial 92.37 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Epworth Children's Home was established in 1895 by the South Carolina Annual Conference of the Methodist Church and chartered by an act of the South Carolina General Assembly as Epworth Orphanage. Epworth Children's Home ministers to children, youth and families through a caring, accepting and safe Christian community. Led by a professional team, the hurts of children, youth and families are healed; hope is given; and faith in God, self, and others is developed. Children ages 4-18 come to us from broken family systems and our goal is to nurture and love them by providing education, counseling, medical care and spiritual enrichment.

Epworth Children's Home was established in 1895 by the South Carolina Annual Conference of the Methodist Church and chartered by an act of the South Carolina General Assembly as Epworth Orphanage. Epworth Children's Home ministers to children, youth and families through a caring, accepting and safe Christian community. Led by a professional team, the hurts of children, youth and families are healed; hope is given; and faith in God, self, and others is developed. Children ages 4-18 come to us from broken family systems and our goal is to nurture and love them by providing education, counseling, medical care and spiritual enrichment.

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Financial

four stars

92.37

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 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)
80.2%
  Administrative Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.31
  Program Expenses Growth 5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Epworth Children's Home on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Epworth Children's Home on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Epworth Children's Home (SC) 93.90 four stars
Covenant House Michigan (MI) 90.29 four stars
Hope Children's Home (FL) 94.58 four stars
Crossnore School (NC) 93.54 four stars
New England Kurn Hattin Homes (VT) 91.70 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,154,760
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,586,564
Total Contributions $6,741,324
   Program Service Revenue $65,194
Total Primary Revenue $6,806,518
   Other Revenue $1,051,442
TOTAL REVENUE $7,857,960
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,865,920
   Administrative Expenses $862,676
   Fundraising Expenses $622,352
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,350,948
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $507,012
   
Net Assets $34,336,371

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
Child Counseling and Related Services $5,865,920 100.0%

Ratings History
Epworth Children's Home has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/20/2019 93.90 four stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 94.72 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 96.34 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 97.15 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 97.16 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 96.50 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 96.64 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 96.19 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 91.13 four stars
2011-09 07/01/2012 87.32 three stars
2010-09 02/01/2012 81.64 three stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 79.87 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-09 07/01/2011 75.53 two stars
2009-09 06/01/2010 85.21 three stars
2008-09 08/01/2009 82.82 three stars
2007-09 03/01/2009 84.60 three stars
2006-09 06/01/2007 76.24 two stars
2005-09 10/01/2006 72.72 two stars
2004-09 09/01/2005 75.43 two stars
2003-09 10/01/2004 80.76 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 57-0314389
Name in IRS Master File EPWORTH CHILDRENS HOME
NTEE Code P70
NTEE Classification Residential, Custodial Care
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious activities
(59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status Organizations operated solely for the benefit of and in conjunction with organizations described in 10 through 16 above.  509(a)(3)
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, 1950
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,717 1.50% The Rev. John E. Holler Jr. President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Epworth Children's Home (SC) 93.90 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Epworth Children's Home
2900 Millwood Avenue
Columbia, SC 29205
tel: (803) 256-7394
EIN: 57-0314389

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Board Leadership

The Rev. Michael Henderson
Chair

CEO

The Rev. John E. Holler, Jr.
President

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