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International : Development and Relief Services

Christian Relief Fund

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

four stars

96.90

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 96.90 four stars
  Financial 95.62 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1971, Christian Relief Fund (CRF) is dedicated to holistic growth for children in poverty: intellectually, physically, spiritually and socially.

CRF currently sponsors more than 7,000 children in 20+ countries worldwide.

CRF's water drilling work has provided clean water to more than 250,000 people in the last 5 years.

Founded in 1971, Christian Relief Fund (CRF) is dedicated to holistic growth for children in poverty: intellectually, physically, spiritually and socially.

CRF currently sponsors more than 7,000 children in 20+ countries worldwide.

CRF's water drilling work has provided clean water to more than 250,000 people in the last 5 years.

Financial

four stars

95.62

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
91.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.08
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Relief Fund (TX) 96.90 four stars
Children of Armenia Fund (NY) 91.63 four stars
Heart for Africa (GA) 94.47 four stars
Back2Back Ministries (OH) 92.02 four stars
All God's Children International (WA) 90.87 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,117,073
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,117,073
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,117,073
   Other Revenue $165,822
TOTAL REVENUE $9,282,895
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,746,708
   Administrative Expenses $436,999
   Fundraising Expenses $311,133
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,494,840
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $788,055
   
Net Assets $8,739,203

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
Monthly Sponsorship & Food Distributions $7,746,708 100.0%

Ratings History
Christian Relief Fund has received 10 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 12/01/2020 96.90 four stars
2018-09 09/03/2019 96.91 four stars
2017-09 08/01/2018 95.32 four stars
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

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, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$78,504 0.92% Milton Jones President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$77,085 0.90% Kevin Wasner Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Relief Fund (TX) 96.90 four stars
Share & Care Foundation (NJ) 92.70 four stars
OneSky (CA) 85.10 three stars
Justice & Mercy International (TN) 90.01 four stars
Human Development Foundation of North America (IL) 92.95 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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