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Christian Relief Fund

Ministering to human needs intellectually, physically, spiritually and socially.

four stars

97.24

P.O. Box 19670 Amarillo, TX 79114
tel: (800) 858-4038   Web Site
EIN: 51-0183054

Board Leadership
Milton Jones
President

CEO
Milton Jones
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.24 four stars
  Financial 96.10 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1971, the Christian Relief Fund (CRF) is dedicated to following Christ's example of ministering to human needs spiritually, physically, and emotionally, by feeding the hungry, healing disease and heartbreak, fighting ignorance and poverty through education and preaching the Gospel through word and deed. Since its founding, CRF has grown to provide child sponsorship, family sponsorship, and operate children's homes and schools in third-world countries. CRF sponsorship programs and homes provide food, clothes, medical care, schooling, and Bible teaching in 33 countries. Currently nearly 5,200 children are being sponsored in our programs.

Founded in 1971, the Christian Relief Fund (CRF) is dedicated to following Christ's example of ministering to human needs spiritually, physically, and emotionally, by feeding the hungry, healing disease and heartbreak, fighting ignorance and poverty through education and preaching the Gospel through word and deed. Since its founding, CRF has grown to provide child sponsorship, family sponsorship, and operate children's homes and schools in third-world countries. CRF sponsorship programs and homes provide food, clothes, medical care, schooling, and Bible teaching in 33 countries. Currently nearly 5,200 children are being sponsored in our programs.

Financial

four stars

96.10

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 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)
90.2%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.85
  Program Expenses Growth 6.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Relief Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Relief Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Relief Fund (TX) 97.24 four stars
Asha for Education (CA) 100.00 four stars
The American Committee for the Tel Aviv Foundation (NY) 86.41 three stars
Share & Care Foundation (NJ) 87.55 three stars
Association for India's Development (MD) 96.31 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,733,600
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,733,600
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,733,600
   Other Revenue $86,080
TOTAL REVENUE $7,819,680
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,574,643
   Administrative Expenses $422,500
   Fundraising Expenses $262,449
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,259,592
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $560,088
   
Net Assets $5,975,035

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Christian Relief Fund has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 11/01/2017 97.24 four stars
2015-09 03/01/2017 98.23 four stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 96.66 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 98.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 97.47 four stars
2014-09 11/01/2015 96.20 four stars
2013-09 09/01/2014 95.90 four stars
2012-09 07/01/2013 97.48 four stars
2011-09 07/01/2012 92.86 four stars
2010-09 03/01/2012 94.95 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 91.17 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-09 07/01/2011 94.10 four stars
2009-09 09/01/2010 88.86 three stars
2008-09 08/01/2009 82.14 three stars
2007-09 03/01/2009 78.76 two stars
2006-09 06/01/2007 93.81 four stars
2005-09 06/01/2006 93.96 four stars
2004-09 05/01/2005 93.94 four stars
2003-09 12/01/2004 93.94 four stars
2002-09 04/15/2003 88.55 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 51-0183054
Name in IRS Master File CHRISTIAN RELIEF FUND
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 February, 1976
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$74,608 1.02% Milton Jones President/CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$77,436 1.06% Linda Purdy Former Executive Director
Not compensated -- Kevin Wasner Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Relief Fund (TX) 97.24 four stars
ORPHANetwork (VA) 96.46 four stars
Cambodian Children's Fund (CA) 98.23 four stars
Love Without Boundaries Foundation (OK) 91.39 four stars
Children's Shelter of Cebu (MN) 92.49 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Christian Relief Fund
P.O. Box 19670
Amarillo, TX 79114
tel: (800) 858-4038
fax: (806) 352-0251
EIN: 51-0183054

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Board Leadership

Milton Jones
President

CEO

Milton Jones
President & CEO

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